Given the wide range of benefits, it’s no secret that the quick and relatively painless process of Botox injections is such a popular option for reducing, or preventing, wrinkles. However, it is not just for reducing the appearance of aging. Did you know that Botox has other uses such as shrinking oversized muscles, stopping excessive sweat, and effectively treating migraine headaches? Not to mention relief from an enlarged prostate and even arthritis! It doesn’t matter if you’re a man or woman, twenty years old or well into your fifties, Botox are a fantastic solution for any problems relating the appearance and functionality of your skin, as well as a few other things.
How it Works
When you get Botox injections, the chemicals needed for movement are blocked from reaching your muscles, therefore your muscles can’t contract. As for the treatment of migraines, it is still not clear on how Botox helps, but the FDA has approved the method as a way for adults to treat their migraine or tension headaches. For sweating, however, by blocking the nerves from sending signals to the body to control sweating, patients experience relief from hyperhidrosis for a few months at a time.
The cost of a single Botox treatment varies from patient to patient. The amount of Botox needed changes due to the area of injection, size of the patients muscles, and reason for the treatment.
No matter what your reasons for Botox, it is a highly beneficial procedure with minimal risks.