Migraines are typically described as a severe headache that usually feels like a strong pulsating headache on one side of the head. Some people experience dizziness, sickness, vomiting and light sensitivity as a side effect of their migraines making it extremely painful to go about their day.
The exact cause of migraines is unknown, but they're thought to be the result of abnormal brain activity temporarily affecting nerve signals, chemicals and blood vessels in the brain.
Some causes may be:
Due to its nerve-blocking effects, Botox is highly effective as a treatment for chronic migraine (Which is defined as headaches on at least 15 days of the month, at least half of which have symptoms of a migraine).
The Botox works by essentially paralysing the nerve channel, it works by targeting the nerves that transmit pain and once they are paralysed it can stop the need for medication and reduced the pain experienced during a migraine. Book your consultation and let us help you get control of your life.
Across many years, Dr. Ash Labib has built back the confidence of hundreds of women and men across the UK and world-wide, through our Botox migraine technique.
By choosing Dr Ash Labib for your treatment, you will be gaining the benefit of a highly experienced ear, nose and throat surgeon and leading cosmetic specialist and international Ambassador for Allergan. This means only the highest quality products will be used to provide a natural result, for your migraine treatment.
The results can last between 3 months and 6 months, but this can vary depending upon your body's ability to breakdown Botox.
You may feel some discomfort as the injection is inserted but we use a topical anaesthetic to help reduce the pain.
Yes, this treatment is safe. The Botox is the same one that is used for cosmetic procedure meaning you can be secure in the knowledge that is has been approved for use.
You may experience some redness, and tenderness in the injected areas, all side effects will be discussed with you before your treatment. For more information call us today