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When will Botox not work to prevent my migraines?

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  • Botox won't work for you if you: Get headaches 14 or fewer days each month
  • Have other types of headaches

SOURCES:

Food and Drug Administration.

Khalil M. . September 2014. Journal of Headache and Pain

Gundersen Health System: "Headaches and Migraines."

Aurora S. . January 2014. Acta Neurologica Scandinavica

Migraine Association of Ireland: "Botox for Migraine."

MayoClinic: "Migraine."

Help For Headaches, Ontario, Canada: "Botox Treatment for Migraine."

Reviewed by Stephen D. Silberstein on July 17, 2017

SOURCES:

Food and Drug Administration.

Khalil M. . September 2014. Journal of Headache and Pain

Gundersen Health System: "Headaches and Migraines."

Aurora S. . January 2014. Acta Neurologica Scandinavica

Migraine Association of Ireland: "Botox for Migraine."

MayoClinic: "Migraine."

Help For Headaches, Ontario, Canada: "Botox Treatment for Migraine."

Reviewed by Stephen D. Silberstein on July 17, 2017

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