Whether through a friend or family member's experience, a visit to your dermatologist, or on television and social media, chances are you have heard of Botox. Botox is a safe, injectable form of botulinum toxin that is used to treat the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. However, you might be surprised to learn that in addition to reinvigorating your appearance and making you look years younger, Botox is used for a variety of other medical purposes. Here are a few of the surprising uses for Botox.
Otherwise known as hyperhidrosis, excessive sweating is a common issue that can occur on several parts of the body, including the palms, underarms, under breasts, the groin, and the forehead. When the nerves that control sweat glands do not work properly, excessive sweating can occur and can be an embarrassing issue. Botox works by interrupting the chemical transmitters that can lead to excessive sweating.
Typically, you will require multiple sessions of Botox to experience complete relief. Once the series of Botox injections are complete, the effects will last for several months.
Overactive bladder, or OAB, occurs when there are excessive muscular contractions of the bladder, even though the bladder is empty or near empty. Typically, when the bladder becomes full, the bladder will begin to contract, which signals to you it is time to go to the bathroom. There are several potential causes of overactive bladder, including certain neurological conditions, hormonal fluctuations that occur during menopause, diabetes, or a urinary tract infection.
Botox injections into the muscles of the bladder can help prevent the symptoms associated with an overactive bladder. First, a catheter is inserted, and a numbing agent is sent into the bladder to help prevent natural contractions. Several Botox injections are then made into the muscles of the bladder. The effects of the Botox injections can be felt for several months.
Finally, if you have suffered from chronic migraines for several years and have tried several methods to find relief, Botox might be the answer you have been looking for. Botox works by putting up a roadblock in your neurotransmitters that send pain signals to your head and neck. This can help lessen the number of migraines you experience. Like overactive bladder and hyperhidrosis, Botox injections can help you find relief from migraines for several months at a time.
From excessive sweating to overactive bladder and debilitating migraines, there are several surprising uses for Botox.Share
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