When you hear the word “Botox”, what immediately comes to mind?
If you’re like 99% of people, you probably imagine an injection that’s designed to help smooth away the toughest forehead lines and wrinkles. You’d be right – Botox is still one of the most popular anti-aging treatments available on the market today. Botox contains botulinum toxin A, a type of neurotoxin that “paralyzes” muscles at the injection site. This effect helps relax the skin above the muscles, creating a smooth and younger-looking appearance.
As it turns out, that’s not all Botox can do.
Botox: A Surprisingly Diverse Treatment
If you’ve ever had painful migraines or embarrassingly excessive sweating, then it’s time to think outside the Botox box. While Botox was originally developed for the treatment of forehead lines and wrinkles, researchers have uncovered more than a few surprising side effects…
Many of which can solve some pretty debilitating problems.
Let’s take a look at some of the many uses for Botox:
- Excessive Sweating: If you sweat through prescription deodorant, Botox could help you put an end to an embarrassing problem. During clinical trials, researchers noted that patients with sweating problems reported experiencing a lapse in their symptoms. As it turns out, botulinum toxin helps turn off the […]