Botox injections have benefits ranging from smoothing out wrinkles to ending excessive sweat, and many more benefits as long as you don’t mind having your facial movements lessened. The purified form of botulinum toxin A ensures there are no botulism risks when used correctly. The injections work by blocking the nerves that make muscles contract, softening the appearance of wrinkles. The injection is still new in the market, so long term side effects are not yet known, but for now, it seems safe.
- Stop excessive sweating.
Some people have a medical condition known as “hyperhidrosis,” a condition in which a person sweats excessively and unpredictably regardless of whether the temperature is cool or when they are at rest. Botox acts as a shield for sweat glands. The injections mostly help abnormal sweating in the armpits, feet, and hands. People suffering from this condition need to carry out the procedure every few months.
- Reduce migraine pain.
Most people suffering from migraine pain may probably have read about the use of Botox as a treatment for their condition. However, what the migraine sufferers don’t know is that the drug doesn’t stop a migraine itself. The truth is, it doesn’t. Nevertheless, it reduces many of their main symptoms such as sensitivity to light and nausea thus making the migraine easier to manage.
- The injections stop eye twitch/squinting.
Everybody agrees that eye twitch is more than a temporary annoyance. It may be rapid and constant, the disturbance it causes are much the same. The spasm may cause a permanent tremor of the muscle, holding it in nervous point for a very long time. Besides the twitching being annoying and painful sometimes, they can also interfere with a person’s vision.
- The injections treat a drooping brow.
Drooping brow, also known as “Brow Ptosis,” can cause people to look unhappy and extremely tired even when they are feeling awake and happy. In some instances, the dropping brow may be due to biological reasons, so it’s advisable to eat more vegetables and exercise facial muscles. However, if it persists, an intervention is a need in the form of injections which leads to relaxing the muscles. If the injections are administered correctly, they can keep them up.
- The injections can be used for the treatment of Bells Palsy.
Administering the injections to the paralyzed side of the people suffering from Bells Palsy face help to relax the facial muscle that might have tightened up becoming very painful and causing unwelcome facial spasms. The injections can also be administered to the now –paralyzed face side of the Bells Palsy patients to relax the movement of the dominant side of the face. The results are that the face will have a balanced look even when the person is moving or talking.