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SSM Health Medical Minute – Botox as a treatment for migraines

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Three million Americans suffer migraines and many struggle with side effects from what can be debilitating headaches. What many don’t know is that Botox is FDA approved to treat migraines and alleviate the pain. Botox to treat migraines is given at intervals of about 12 weeks as multiple injections around the head and neck to try to dull future headache symptoms.

Dr. Siddharth Kaul, neurologist at SSM Health DePaul Hospital does this in his practice with a large patient base of people he has helped. Dr. Kaul’s experience includes treating stroke, neuropathy, epilepsy, and infectious meningitis cases. He is highly proficient in performing electromyography (EMG) and reading electroencephalogram (EEG) tracings.

To find out more about Dr. Kaul, click here.