Botox Could Cure Migraine

botoxThere is a possibility that Botox, also known as Botulinum toxin, can cure chronic migraine, which is a neurological syndrome affecting women more than men. A neurotoxin protein in itself, it is a highly dangerous protein secreted by bacteria called Clostridium botulinum. 

Though popularly known more as a cosmetic enhancer, Botox can treat other several ailments and disorders, namely, cervical dystonia, muscle spasm, excessive sweating, and even in treating wounds. As it is lethal, small doses are applied to treat the ailments an individual has. Otherwise, it can result to poisoning and death.

How Will Botox Treat Migraine? 

Allergen, Inc., a pharmaceutical company that produces neurological products, for one, conducted tests upon which earned hopeful results. Most patients with headaches had their ailments mitigated to a surprising degree compared to those who received placebo medicines. As a result, it wishes to have Botox approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Authority so it can be released in markets and be a therapeutic treatment against migraines.

The said company was the first to manufacture this toxin for cosmetic use, procedures of its application is to terminate nerves located on the neck and head that are said to trigger migraines. This can be applied to those with migraines that are said to have migraines that happen fifteen days in a month.


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