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Does Botox reduce the frequency of chronic migraine?

Does Botox reduce the frequency of chronic migraine? By: Paul Rizzoli, MD, Contributor Doesn’t it seem like Botox is showing up everywhere as a medical treatment? Botox is a brand of botulinum neurotoxin (BoNT), a protein substance originally derived from the bacterium Clostridium botulinum. In its original form it was the toxin responsible for botulism, the paralyzing illness often caused by eating contaminated food. …

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