What is the success rate of Botox for migraines? Approximately 65% of people see improvement in their migraine symptoms following Botox headache treatment. In fact our patients have had such success with Botox treatment that the percentage realistically is closer to 95%!
Does Botox actually help migraines? Botulinum toxin treatments have been proved effective in clinical trials, and are one way to treat chronic migraines. Other medications, and lifestyle changes, might be recommended. If your doctor determines that you have chronic migraines, you might be a candidate for this treatment.
Can Botox for migraines make them worse? For some people, botulinum toxin injections (Botox®) will help relieve a good portion of their headache symptoms, headache severity, and headache frequency. For some people, botulinum toxin injections will make their headache symptoms, headache severity, and headache frequency worse.
How long does it take for Botox to take effect for migraines? Botox Treatment
You could see results 2 to 3 weeks after your first treatment. You should only get this type of Botox treatment from a doctor who’s trained to give these shots for chronic migraine headaches rather than for wrinkles or other cosmetic uses.