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Botox For Migraines

Botox For Migraines

I suffer with migraines. I have failed many other methods of meds and natural ways (acupuncture, diet, daith piercing, chiropractor) and nothing helped much. I still play with my diet and see the chiropractor. I finally qualified for the Botox injections through my insurance. I got my first injection July 8th. For about 2.5 weeks I have since suffered with excruciating neck pain to the point of tears, constant, burning, stiffness, no matter what position I was in. It is now subsiding and the… read more

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

I have not had Botox, but it is a botulin toxin. Since our immune systems are already compromised through the disease and our medications, introducing this “bacteria” into our systems has a greater potential for side effects and triggering flares. It’s wiser to avoid it in the future. It would be a good idea discuss what has happened with your doctor.

posted over 1 year ago
A MyLupusTeam Member said:

I have the same problem nothing seems to help even the botox didn't help

posted over 1 year ago
A MyLupusTeam Member said:

Botox injections have saved part of my life with migraines. I get only half of the recommended injections due to neck pain but wow my migraines are almost non existent!

posted 10 months ago
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