Migraine, which is a pain that creates the feeling of” throbbing“,” there is a fireball in the head“, often accompanied by nausea, vomiting, extreme sensitivity to light or sound, causes more anxiety during Ramadan, which coincides with the summer season. Because of being hot, hungry and thirsty for long periods, changes in sleep patterns are among the most important triggers of migraines. Treatment of migraines with Botox, however, maybe a new solution for these patients. Memorial Antalya Hospital Department Of Neurology Uz. Dr. Bilge Cetin gave information about the treatment of migraines with Botox.
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Although the increase in air temperature and fasting increase headache complaints in many people, it is now known that all types of headaches can be controlled by the appropriate treatment method. For example, Botox treatment to prevent attacks in migraine patients who have more than 3 attacks per month and who do not receive an adequate response to treatment with painkillers, stands out among these preventive treatments.
How did Botox start to be used in the treatment of migraines?
To eliminate wrinkles on the face ‘botulinum toxin’(Botox) with the aim of making migraine patients with headaches decreased to notice, the use of Botox in the treatment of migraine opened the way. Research over 3 months, 15 or more days a month, showed that Botox administration was effective in treating chronic migraine, which is defined as headache in the migraine character. This effect is thought to be due to Botox preventing inflammatory pain by blocking the release of certain neurotransmitters at nerve termination sites.
Botox is applied to the forehead, temples, nape and neck area in the treatment of migraines
Botox is applied only in the face for cosmetic purposes, unlike in migraine treatment, the forehead, temples, nape and neck areas of certain spots are applied by injecting botulinum toxin into the skin. In most cases, the effect of the applications will take about 3-4 months to continue the treatment needs to be repeated.
It should be administered by a neurologist to be reliable…
It is important that Botox be administered by a neurologist in order to be reliable in the treatment of chronic migraine, which has been approved in our country after the United States and the United Kingdom
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