Migraine Botox Injections

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Migraine Botulinum Toxin A Injections – Botulinum Toxin A was FDA approved to treat chronic migraines in 2010. Botulinum Toxin A injections may help prevent chronic migraine headaches in adults 18 years or older who suffer from 15 or more headache days each month with headaches lasting four or more hours per day and severe enough to prevent normal activity. Botulinum toxin A comes from the bacteria that produces botulism. When injected, the botulinum toxin decreases muscle contractions for three months. The injections are targeted around nerve endings to block the release of pain mediating chemicals and prevents migraine pain. Injection locations include muscle groups in the forehead, temple, back of the head, neck, and shoulders.