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    Condition: Migraine Prevention
    2/17/2016 6:43:57 PM

    Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I received first set of injections 1.5 months ago. have had severe neck pain since, but no migraines. If the neck pain would diminish, it would be worth it.

    Condition: Migraine Prevention
    9/4/2015 9:47:06 PM

    Reviewer: Angelique, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    It takes 3 treatments to reach a full efficacy. The injections hurt and can trigger a head ache, no lie, but take ibuprofen before to prevent. IT IS WORTH IT! I rather have pain for five minutes four times a year than pain for days on end anytime a migraine wants to come

    Condition: Migraine Prevention
    8/10/2015 10:30:43 AM

    Reviewer: Imok, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    I had my injections almost four weeks ago, in my shoulders, neck, scalp, and around my forehead to treat migraines. The first three weeks were ok, no headaches, but had other side effects. I have existing degenerative disc and other minor problems with my spine. I, like other people, had problems bending over. My neck would tense up and I could feel my muscles spasming. It was like my neck, which ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Migraine Prevention
    5/12/2015 12:22:37 AM

    Reviewer: Mbray, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    After the injections I had localized pain which was gone within 24 hours. I have significantly fewer and less severe migraines. Is is the best migraine prevention treatment I've tried so far.

    Condition: Migraine Prevention
    4/22/2015 1:00:40 PM

    Reviewer: 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I have suffered from migraines for over 50 years and had about 4 a month. They recently increased to 10 a month so my Doctor suggested Botox. I had my injections a week ago. I experienced a headache within 2 hours which lasted about 3 days and then the neck and shoulder pain which are still there. I also have extreme fatigue, and also joint pain. I will never have the injections again, and am ... Show Full Comment

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