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Tightrope

784d

Has anyone ever had Botox due to Chronic migraines,if so how did it go for you? I have one coming in May.

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    • LilyUnicorn

      766d

      I have tried the Botox shots got no relief. Still have migraines 8 to 10 on the pain scale every day.

    • LilyUnicorn

      766d

      I have tried the Botox shots got no relief. Still have migraines 8 to 10 on the pain scale every day.

    • PruneyHam

      776d

      I do it while also taking Emgality montly as a preventative. Botox alone only helped decrease severity a bit, but together the frequency has also reduced. For me it's 31 injections on the forehead, scalp, base of the skull and top of your shoulders. The most painful for me are base of the skull and scalp above my ears. Also takes a few days to start feeling the "tightening" from it. I hope it helps!!

    • Pannika

      777d

      Botox helps- and at the same time, it can make things worse for the first few days right after the injections for me. If that happens, just wait it out- things will get better.

    • Beachlover

      777d

      Tightrope, I truly hope you are one of the ones that Botox is a complete success story for.

    • Beachlover

      777d

      I've had two treatments now and to be honest its difficult to say how much it has "helped". That might be because I also started taking Nurtec at about the same time. I've noticed some reduction in the intensity of the attacks but still seem to have them as frequently... My back story is, I've had migraines for 12 years now. They started right after my heart surgery for mitral valve prolapse repair. Never had a migraine before that. I've tried every med they can think to throw at you and have had peridixical reactions to most.

    • AngieGzz

      777d

      Botox alone has never helped me. I suffer daily chronic migraines, trigeminal neuralgia and occipital neuralgia . I also take monthly home injections of Aimovig and even at that the migraine is only from a I’m dying 10 to a 6 i feel horrible but better then a 10. I also take. Nurtec when it comes on strong. I try to stay away from foods that cause inflammation or any foods that cause migraines as much as possible.im in a dark room, light brings it on. Ice packs help temporary. I use my massager for a little while. Trust me, dr’s and i have tried a lot of meds.the best way is stay away from any foods that cause inflammation or cause migraines

      • Tightrope

        776d

        @AngieGzz Thank You

    • Chronically_Manette

      781d

      Yes I do and it has worked wonders

    • Honesty

      781d

      I have a friend in CA... She does that and she thinks it's great.

    • Sunshine_Sue

      783d

      My best friend gets Botox and it works great for her. She gets very little migraines.

      • Tightrope

        783d

        @Sunshine_Sue Thank You 👍

    • Jujubean

      783d

      I have it every 12 weeks. It helps keep mine a a tolerable level.

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