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The Facts of Overactive Bladder
While it may be difficult to talk about your overactive bladder issues, there's no reason to feel embarrassed about discussing the condition with a health care professional. Your doctor is likely to offer some helpful strategies.
FDA Approves Botox Cosmetic to Improve the Appearance of Crows Feet Lines
The US Food and Drug Administration today approved a new use for Botox Cosmetic (onabotulinumtoxinA) for the temporary improvement in the appearance of moderate to severe lateral canthal lines, known as crow’s feet, in adults.
Botox Over Time for the Bladder
You may already know about the wrinkle-reducing powers of Botox. Scientists have shown that Botox also works well in treating bladder problems. However, it's still unclear how long patients actually stick with the treatment and what prompts them to stop.
FDA Approves Botox to Treat Overactive Bladder
The US Food and Drug Administration today expanded the approved use of Botox (onabotulinumtoxinA) to treat adults with overactive bladder who cannot use or do not adequately respond to a class of medications known as anticholinergics.
Botox and Surgery Does the Trick for Teen Suffering from Headaches
Taylor Williams, 17, of Wixom, Mich., has suffered from severe headaches for more than two years. The headaches, which caused Taylor to seek medical treatment including emergency care on a number of occasions, were continuous and the medications prescribed were not working.
Botox Considered as MS Tremor Treatment
Tremors in the upper limbs are a major concern for two-thirds of multiple sclerosis (MS) patients as they can contribute to disability and are considered by to be one of the most difficult symptoms to treat.
Botox Backed for Migraines in UK
A United Kingdom-based independent public health agency has recently published draft guidelines recommending approval of Botox injections to treat chronic migraines.
What's a Migraine?
You're having trouble speaking, weird colors are blinking, your head throbs with every tiny noise, and any bright light sends a searing pain straight into your brain. All of a sudden, you start throwing up. Am I having a stroke? Is this what meningitis feels like? With these symptoms, you might be forgiven for thinking you're about to die, but for thousands of people who have chronic migraines, this is just another day. Migraines are somewhat misunderstood because they can be so different from person to person, making diagnosis hard and treatment difficult. But with a little work on...
Botox Little Help for Migraines
Botox -- perhaps best known for fighting wrinkles associated with aging -- also is approved as a treatment for chronic migraines, though studies evaluating its effectiveness as a headache reliever have been mixed.
Botox Injections Okay for OAB
Botox is a promising new treatment for people with overactive bladder ( OAB ), or urge incontinence. But is it safe to rely on repeated injections?