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More Than a Headache: The Economic Impact of Migraines

Migraine is a neurological condition that affects 12 to 15 percent of the entire world’s population. In the United States alone, it is estimated that every 10 seconds, someone seeks emergency care for a severe headache. Migraine is the most common diagnosis after a headache-related emergency visit. Even though migraines aren’t as publicized or talked about as other conditions, this disorder is more prevalent than asthma, diabetes, and epilepsy combined. As is the case with other disabling conditions, the economic...
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Botox Injections for Migraines – Worth the Trouble and Expense?

ARE BOTOX INJECTIONS WORTH THE TROUBLE AND EXPENSE FOR PREVENTING CHRONIC MIGRAINE HEADACHES? A recent study published in the April 25th issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) reviewed the results of 31 published studies on the use of Botox injections to prevent migraine headaches. The researchers found that the use of botox injections to prevent occasional migraines (episodic migraines defined as less than 15 headache days per month) and chronic daily headaches was of no greater...
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