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Botox injections are best known for their ability to eliminate the appearance of wrinkles on the face. They're also used to treat problems like cervical dystonia (neck spasms), hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating), an overactive bladder, and lazy eye. Botox injections may potentially be beneficial in the prevention of chronic migraines.
Botox is a wrinkle and facial crease treatment that doctors have been using for years. Botox is a brand name for a toxin produced by the Clostridium botulinum bacteria. Other brands, such as Dysport and Xeomin, are available. Because it was the first injectable botulinum toxin, Botox is the most commonly used term.
Botox is made from the bacteria C. botulinum, which can be found in a variety of natural settings such as soil, lakes, woods, and the intestines of mammals and fish.
Botox injections function by weakening or paralyzing muscles, as well as blocking nerves. Depending on what you're treating, the effects can last anywhere from three to twelve months. Pain, swelling, or bruising at the injection site are the most typical side effects. You may also experience flu-like symptoms, as well as a headache and an upset stomach. Injections in the face can result in drooping eyelids for a short time. If you're pregnant or breastfeeding, you shouldn't use Botox.
Botox is used for both cosmetic and medicinal purposes. It can help treat some problems of the neurological and muscular systems, as well as lessen the look of wrinkles.
If someone wishes to attempt Botox, they should talk to a medical professional about the dangers, expenses, and other factors.