My experience with SPG nerve blocks
Here's what an SPG nerve block for #chronicmigraines looks like. Not as bad as it sounds. If your Migraines occur in the temples, behind your eyes or generally in the front of your head, the SPG nerve block helps to provide anesthesia to a bundle of nerves that sits behind your nose (called Sphenoganglion nerves). Performed at Georgetown University Headache Center.
I've now had 3 SPG blocks completed. During the first two, I had a sinus infection so it was hard to tell if it worked. The third time has not proved as successful as I had hoped, but I'm going to keep with my schedule of one every two weeks between Botox injections. At the end of the 3 months, I'll decide if these help or I want to switch back to nerve blocks.
Can you tell when a migraine attack is coming?