Botox for migrains?

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squeeks
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   Posted 11/23/2009 6:00 PM (GMT -6)   
Has anyone tried the botox treatments for migrains?

SmurfyShadow
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   Posted 11/25/2009 1:53 AM (GMT -6)   
It has been proven helpful for SOME people. However, you should consult your doctor before deciding, and a neurologist.
 
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migrainemisery
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   Posted 11/27/2009 6:43 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi,
I started botox about 1 yr ago at the cleveland clinic-my ins. covers it and if it didn't, I would not be able to do so.
It is very cosltly, but my experience has been that it hs helped with intensity and frequency quite a bit. Before I couldn't get my kids off to school on my bad days-and now I always do but they still come and some are very bad. BUT, It has helped me live a somewhat of a normal life. If anyones ins. pays for it, I'd recommend it! It takes a while to get in approved-but worth the wait. Let me know if you have any other questions.
Migrainemisery
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