For many years injectables have been the first choice for people who are interested in creating a youthful and fresh appearance without undergoing any surgical procedures. For this reason, Botox has gained significantly in popularity and women of all ages are investing in this product as a means to maintain youthfulness.
There’s a lot that the public knows about Botox, but there are some less commonly known things about it that may surprise you.
We must start any list of Botox’s benefits by mentioning its power to diminish fine lines and wrinkles. Just one treatment can create effects lasting up to six months. Here are some other ways this powerful injectable is changing lives.
Relieving Painful Migraines
If you’ve ever had a migraine or known anyone who had them, you know that they can be debilitating and have severe impacts on a person's whole life. Fortunately, along with other medications, Botox is used in some patients to prevent such headaches. Doctors think that Botox works to treat migraines because it blocks the neurotransmitters which send pain signals to and from the brain.
Eliminating Excessive Sweating
There’s nothing more embarrassing than sweating through your clothes at exactly the wrong moment. Some people sweat excessively due to a condition called Hyperhidrosis and often antiperspirants aren’t strong enough to slow their sweating. Fortunately, this is another medical benefit of Botox injectables. The injection of Botox, generally in the underarm region, deactivates the hyperactive nerves that tell your sweat glands you need cooling off. The result is much less sweating!
Calming Overactive Bladder
Are you the type of person who frequently has to find a restroom due at the most inopportune times? What you might not realize is that your need to go likely isn’t caused by weakness, but by extra spasming in the muscles of your bladder. Hence the name. Botox is an ideal treatment for calming those muscles and giving you the relief you need.
In each of the cases above, you’ll notice a consistent theme. The injectable Botox is used to calm overactive nerves that are sending the improper signals to your muscles. It is this targeted paralysis that makes Botox such a powerful tool for enhancing patients’ lives in a number of different ways. From making them feel beautiful to helping patients live in comfort, this injectable is multifaceted.
If you find yourself with any of the issues listed above you should consider speaking with your specialist about the possibility of using Botox as a solution. But if its ageless beauty that you’re looking for, give us a call today to learn more about how Botox can keep you looking young for years to come.