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Frequently Asked Questions

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    What is Chronic migraine?

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    Migraine is a neurological syndrome characterized by altered bodily perceptions, severe headaches and nausea. The typical migraine headache is unilateral and pulsating, lasting from 4 to 72 hours; symptoms increased by sensitivity to light and to sound

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    What causes Migraine?

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    According to the American Medical Association (AMA), migraines are extreme headaches that can cause nausea, vomiting and sensitivity to light. Any kind of anxiety, stress, exposure to light, caffeine, alcohol, hunger, or sleeplessness can prompt this type of severe headache.

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    How does Botox treat Chronic migraine ?

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    The discovery of Botox for the use of migraines came about accidentally as patients who happened to suffer from migraines noticed that their migraines improved after cosmetic Botox injections to reduce brow and forehead wrinkles.

    A possible explanation is that Botox may affect nerve cell signaling systems that have to do with the perception of pain. Treatment of chronic migraines with Botox injections appears to be effective, but the Botox injections do not appear to work for episodic migraines. The effect of the treatment usually lasts between six to nine months.

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    Are Migraine Treatments with Botox available at all Skin Renewal branches?

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    Migraine Botox Treatments are available in Johannesburg, Sandton, Pretoria and Cape Town at the Rivonia, Parkhurst, Sandton, Fourways, Irene, Cape Quarter, Claremont and Willowbridge branches

Migraine is a neurological syndrome characterized by altered bodily perceptions, severe headaches and nausea. The typical migraine headache is unilateral and pulsating, lasting from 4 to 72 hours; symptoms increased by sensitivity to light and to sound

According to the American Medical Association (AMA), migraines are extreme headaches that can cause nausea, vomiting and sensitivity to light. Any kind of anxiety, stress, exposure to light, caffeine, alcohol, hunger, or sleeplessness can prompt this type of severe headache.

The discovery of Botox for the use of migraines came about accidentally as patients who happened to suffer from migraines noticed that their migraines improved after cosmetic Botox injections to reduce brow and forehead wrinkles.

A possible explanation is that Botox may affect nerve cell signaling systems that have to do with the perception of pain. Treatment of chronic migraines with Botox injections appears to be effective, but the Botox injections do not appear to work for episodic migraines. The effect of the treatment usually lasts between six to nine months.

Migraine Botox Treatments are available in Johannesburg, Sandton, Pretoria and Cape Town at the Rivonia, Parkhurst, Sandton, Fourways, Irene, Cape Quarter, Claremont and Willowbridge branches

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Review -Headache relief!
Reviewed on 5 February 2015 by Leora Mofsowitz

I had an excellent massage therapy treatment, done by Storm. Her treatment was thorough and actually helped to relieve my headache. The treatment was memorable!

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