Experts say botox is good for migraines

Experts Say Botox is Good For Migraines

Do you often find yourself reaching for pain pills to combat chronic migraines?

Experts may have found a solution.

Apparently all you'll need is an open mind and a few shots.

Some studies have discovered that Botox can help ease the pain caused by chronic migraines.

The American Academy of Neurology updated their guidelines to report that Botox, often used to smooth wrinkles, is a safe and effective treatment for chronic migraine, along with other neurological disorders.

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Chronic migraine is defined as having fifteen or more migraines a month.

Botox can help reduce muscle contractions and blocks the release of substances at nerve endings, cutting off the transmission of pain signals.

The last time the Academy updated its guidelines was in 2008 when there was not enough information to make a case for using Botox to treat chronic migraines.

New research published in the Journal of Neurology proves that Botox can in fact provide a small benefit for people with this condition.

Being free from those killer migraines will have you smiling on the inside and, once your face unfreezes, on the outside too!

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