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Take Less Medicine And Have Fewer Tension Headaches

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October 12, 2001
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Saint Louis University
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Tension headaches send most people to the medicine cabinet in search of relief, but many of the drugs they grab provide only a brief respite from the pain. A new study by researchers at Saint Louis University School of Medicine, however, suggests that long-term relief is now possible with small doses of botulinum toxin (botox).

ST. LOUIS - Tension headaches send most people to the medicine cabinet in search of relief, but many of the drugs they grab provide only a brief respite from the pain. A new study by researchers at Saint Louis University School of Medicine, however, suggests that long-term relief is now possible with small doses of botulinum toxin (botox).


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