02 June 2016

Botox may help treat your migraine

Botox won’t just iron out your wrinkles – it may just help to treat your migraine, too. Because it blocks the release of chemicals at nerve endings, resulting in reduced transmission of pain signals and muscle contraction, botulinum toxin is a safe and effective treatment for chronic migraine as well as three other neurological conditions: cervical dystonia (a disorder that affects neck muscle control and causes involuntary movement), spasticity in adults (muscle tightness that interferes with movement) and blepharospasm (a condition that causes the eyes to close uncontrollably).


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