The many benefits of Botox

When you think of going for Botox ® in Toronto what do you think of? Wrinkles, smoother skin, no more fine lines? While Botox ® is now widely used for this purpose it has other medical benefits which may in fact surprise you.

  • Botox ® can reduce headaches and migraines studies have shown that patients injected with the drug have fewer headache and migraine pain. When it is injected into the forehead, shoulder or neck, it releases muscle tension, releasing the strain on the nervous system.
  • It can also help stop the over production of underarm sweat, Botox ® temporarily blocks the chemical signals from the nerves. When the sweat glands don’t receive the chemical signals, the severe sweating stops.
  • Botox ® can be used on a number of eye conditions such as abnormal eye spasms and strabismus.
  • It can also help with muscle stiffness in upper-limb muscles and lower- limb muscles.
  • Botox ® can also treat bladder problems such as leaking or frequent urination.

While most of us will just use Botox ® for cosmetic reasons it is surprising to learn that the drug can be used for more then that. Other studies show the drug may actually make you feel happier.

BOTOX COSMETIC ® is a registered trademark of Allergan Inc.

* Every medication comes with a risk of side effects, All patients must undergo our medical consultation with one of our licensed physicians prior to receiving prescription medication.

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