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BOTOX treatments
to reduce your headaches Delray!


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What’s the best way to deal with Chronic daily headaches Delray?

Daily and near-daily headaches Delray are common and disabling. Correct diagnosis of headaches can lead to effective treatment, decreased suffering and improved quality of life.
“Chronic daily headache” (CDH) refers to the unhappy situation in which headaches in Delray are present at least fifteen days per month. Headaches can even occur every day or almost every day. CDH is more of a category than a final diagnosis, and different, recognizable patterns of headache are included in this category. It is important to distinguish among the different patterns because, once recognized, they can indicate the underlying cause and dictate appropriate treatment.

Botulinum toxin injections can be quite effective in this regard. Muscle relaxant medications may have the same effect.

The introduction of botulinum toxin as a therapeutic tool in the late 1980s revolutionized the treatment of dystonia by offering a new, localized method to significantly relieve symptoms for many people. Botulinum toxin, a biological product, is injected into specific muscles where it acts to relax the muscles and reduce excessive muscle contractions.

Botulinum toxin is derived from the bacterium Clostridium botulinum. It is a nerve “blocker” that binds to the nerves that lead to the muscle and prevents the release of acetylcholine, a neurotransmitter that activates muscle contractions. If the message is blocked, muscle spasms are significantly reduced or eliminated.

BOTOX Injection Treatments for Migraines

Why it may work to relieve migraine is not certain. Could it just be that relaxing certain muscles slows the migraine chain reaction? It’s more likely that it blocks pain signals, or may even block signals that contribute to the migraine.

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Botox injected in the forehead for migraines

So Just How is BOTOX for Migraines Used?

Well, one way is through simple injections. The treatment is given in a series of shots. Some patients have found almost immediate relief. But the interesting thing is that the improvement tends to last for several months.

The injections may be expensive. Many patients need to weigh the cost against the amount of improvement they receive and the length of time the injections seem to help for. It’s important to discuss the option with your doctor and keep a headache diary.

Neither are all injections created equal. Sometimes injections are simply done in a band-like fashion around the skull. But as our understanding increases about what works, different approaches, more specific approaches are being taken.

Insurance covers BOTOX treatments
to reduce your headaches Delray!


Call 561-638-8872/ 407-518-0099 and mention
“FloridaHeadache.com Referral”
to speak directly to the doctor!

We have offices in Delray, Plantation, and Kissimmee!