Botox for Migraines

Botox isn’t just for cosmetic surgery. Yes, it does improve the look of wrinkles (or should we say, “laugh lines”) and make way for a fresher face, but did you know that Botox can also be used to treat migraines? Sorry, folks. No cosmetic benefit here. But as OCH Neurologist Dr. Ken Sharlin explains, Botox can serve as a treatment for severe migraine sufferers. Watch the video below to learn more about how it works, potential side effects and whether or not the treatment is right for you:

 

Dr. Ken Sharlin is board certified in Neurology. He received his education from Emory University School of Medicine and is currently a member of the American Academy of Neurology, American Academy of Sleep Medicine and the American Medical Association. Dr. Sharlin works at Ozarks Community Hospital and at OCH’s Christian County Clinic in Nixa, Missouri. To contact Dr. Sharlin call (417) 875-4665 (Specialty Clinic), (417) 725-8250 (Nixa Specialty Clinic) OR send his office an electronic message on OCH’s new secure medical messaging system TeleHealth Connect.

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