Botox For Chronic Migraines in Manhattan, NY

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What is Botox for Chronic Migraines?

Botox is a common medication that can be used for a wide variety of conditions, including chronic migraines. Botox works by temporarily reducing muscle contractions for approximately 3 months. When Botox is injected into your head and neck it prevents muscle spasms that cause migraines. Botox is used to prevent migraines but it can take time to become effective. Most patients notice maximum relief after 2 or 3 sessions.

Who is a candidate for Botox for Chronic Migraines?

Anyone who experiences chronic migraines, which is defined as 15 or more headache days each month, with migraines on at least 8 of those days, each lasting for 4 or more hours, may be a candidate for Botox. Oftentimes patients who receive Botox have tried and failed several forms of treatment, including medication management. Botox for migraines can be repeated once every 3 months.

How is Botox for Chronic Migraines performed?

We can perform all botox injections in our office. During the procedure your physician will use a very small needle to inject a precise amount of medication into the muscles of your head and neck. The procedure takes only a few minutes and there is no downtime!

If you are experiencing chronic migraines and would like to explore Botox as a treatment option, contact our Midtown Manhattan office to schedule a consultation!

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