Before reporting on the treatment, migraine must be supported by a previous medical diagnosis.
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The treatment involves injecting botox into the appropriate dose of muscle at the temples, neck, whose contractions cause migraine headaches. The treatment is painless and requires no anesthesia. Again can be made after the resolution of the effect of previous treatment, ie after about 6 – 12 weeks.
Botox treatments are often used for smoothing wrinkles, reduces the number of severe headaches in adults who suffer from migraine – the latest research report. The main results of these studies were published a year ago, but only now they will be presented in detail a wider group of stakeholders at an international congress on headaches, which will take place in Filadeflii this weekend.
The first phase of the study covered 679 patients suffering from headaches, which were injected with Botox. Observed in them by an average of 7.8 percent. less pain per month, compared with 6.4 percent. less in patients who used placebo.
In the second phase of the study examined 705 patients with migraine – botox treatment resulted in them reducing headaches for an average of 9 per day, compared with 6.7 in the placebo group. –
The third phase of research has already started, but after the past already know that Botox treatment can be just as effective as specialist drugs – say the authors of the study. Allergan – pharmaceutical company, which includes botox – is planning to request a formal endorse Botox to treat migraine headaches. For this type of suffering pain only in the United States from 1.2 to 3.6 million people.
If you are considering Botox injections, make sure the doctor is experienced in this topic. In comparison to other methods of treatment of migraine, which often cause side effects such as indigestion, weight gain, lethargy in 95% of patients using Botox side effects will not occur.