Categories: Botulinum Toxin

How Botox Can Change Your Life

More than 11 million people receive Botox injections every year. This popular treatment is performed by physicians, dermatologists, dentists, and even nurses. Even though botox is used mostly for cosmetic purposes, it has the ability to treat a wide range of disorders, from migraines and excessive sweating to strabismus. For many patients, it’s a life changing treatment that restores their confidence.

What Is Botox Used for?

This medical and cosmetic treatment is made with Botulinum toxin, a poisonous substance that paraluzes the muscles. Despite its high toxicity, this substance has proven to be a valuable therapeutic aid when used in small doses. Botulinum toxin can help in treating uncontrollable blinking, crossed eyes, cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, stroke, overactive bladder, cervical dystonia, severe sweating, chronic migraines, and allergic rhinitis.

Besides its cosmetic uses, Botox is a valuable treatment for hyperhidrosis. This medical condition causes excessive sweating, affecting people of all ages. Botox injections can temporarily block the signals from the nerves stimulating the sweat glands. Most times, botulinum toxin is injected in the armpits. However, it can also be used on other areas of the body, such as the feet or palms of the hands.

Gain Control over Your Life

This treatment helped millions of people get rid of chronic migraines, repetitive neck spasms and other debilitating conditions. When injected into the forehead, botox helps relieve tension headaches while smoothing out frown lines. Botulinum toxin can also be injected into the masseter muscles for treating bruxism, a disorder that causes excessive clenching and grinding of teeth.

Many adults, especially women, request botox injections for overactive bladder, which affects over 20 percent of people. This treatment is also used on patients with abnormal spasms of the eyelids, abnormal head position and neck pain, increased muscle stiffness, and tennis elbow. Botulinum toxin seems to justify its title as “the poison that heals,” offering relief for a variety of medical conditions that are unresponsive to standard treatment.

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