More than a headache Chronic Migraine—
a neurologic condition that amounts to much more than just frequent headaches and migraines.
People with Chronic Migraine have:
15 or more headache days a month
At least 8 headache days a month associated with migraines
Each headache lasts 4 hours or more per day
BOTOX® For Migraines
5 quick things you should know about BOTOX® Treatment
It prevents headaches and migraines before they even start.
BOTOX® prevents on average 8 or 9 headache days and migraine/probable migraine days a month (vs 6 to 7 for placebo) at 24 weeks.
It's given every 12 weeks. It will take 2 treatments, 12 weeks apart to determine how well BOTOX® is working for you. If you don’t get treated every 12 weeks, you may not get the full benefit of BOTOX®.
It's a small needle. People say that the injections feel like tiny pinpricks.
It's injected by a BOTOX® specialist.This is a doctor who's experienced in treating with BOTOX®.
It takes about 15 minutes. The injections take about 15 minutes, and are done right in your doctor's office.
The consultation and procedure is covered by Alberta Health and Wellness and the medication (Botox) is covered by most Insurance Companies
Contact Hygieia Medical Clinic to see If you qualify or do not have Medical Benefits
Dr. Wikus Venter, MBChB, CCFP, has specific training and experience in treating Chronic Migraine.