Migraine Treatment by Botox
Migraine is the headache type that frequently found nowadays and it cause suffering to the patients. A migraine involves severe throbbing pain or a pulsing sensation, typically on one side of the head and frequently accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and extreme sensitivity to light and sound. Migraine episodes can last for hours or days and can significantly affect your daily lives. Aura which regards as a warning symptoms may occur before or with the headache. These can include flashes of light, blind spots, or tingling on one side of the face or in your arm or leg.
Cause of Migraine
The origin of migraines is not obvious, and some researchers think that migraine may be related to genes that control the brain cells activity.
Several things may make you more likely to get migraine headaches including:
1. Family History. Migraines can be inherited, if your family member suffers with migraines, you have more chance to develop it too.
2. Age. Although migraines can happen at any age, it often starts during adolescent period and peak during your 30s.
3. Gender. Women are more likely to have migraines when compared with men since the hormonal changes are one of the cause found for migraines and women may find headaches just before or shortly after onset of menstruation.
The migraine’s prevention is varying. For instances, avoid migraine triggers, use preventive medications, exercise, injection to reduce nerve function, migraine therapy by botox.
There are any groups of patients that require migraine prevention .For instances, those who have severe headache, headache from overuse of pain medications; headache persists even having pain medication. The goals of preventive therapy are to reduce the frequency and the severity of pain.
At present, it has been found that Botox can prevent chronic migraine by reducing both pain’s frequency and severity. Migraine prevention by Botox is one of the therapy options for those who suffer from chronic migraine which does not response from medication prevention or fails from other treatment option.
Dr. Buncha Siemhan
Phyathai 2 Hospital