Can Botox injections cause health problems?

I have been injecting botox for over a decade.  I just read the answer above, and it seems quite inflammatory and untrue.   Botox works by binding to the acetylcholine receptor of the muscle.  This bind is irreversible.  Botox "wears off" because you form new receptors. It is injected in

Would you get botox to stop excessive sweating? It's covered under my insurance policy. Some tell me to go for it, while others think it's unhealthy. What are your thoughts?

It's a recognisable path to go down for hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating). I had this problem when I was a teenager & into my 20s. I'd have tried anything to get rid of it. It's very distressing. Have you tried any of the deodorants for extreme sweating? There are some on the market that you can buy at a pharmacy.

Are there Botox injections that can be done at home?

Unless you can get a doctor or an aesthetic nurse to visit you at home and perform injections, no, there aren't any. There are three things about Botox injection that are actually quite tricky. First, you have to know the precise underlying anatomy. Botox is a muscle relaxant and it needs to be

Can Botox injections cause death?

There was a case in Florida some years ago where the Botox was not diluted properly and the individuals had their breathing paralyzed. Fortunately because Botox takes a few days for onset, they were able to get to a hospital. They lived on ventilators in the hospital for around 5 months until the

Can Botox injections cause health problems?

I have been injecting botox for over a decade.  I just read the answer above, and it seems quite inflammatory and untrue.   Botox works by binding to the acetylcholine receptor of the muscle.  This bind is irreversible.  Botox "wears

Can Botox injections treat depression?

Research suggests that Botox can treat depression by paralyzing key facial muscles so you can't frown or look unhappy. The notion that preventing you from looking sad can actually lift depression is novel. Apparently, your expression not only reflects your mood but

Dermatology: Is botox safe?

What is Botox?Botox is the trade name for the neurotoxin Botulinum Toxin Type A. It was initially approved to treat neck and shoulder spasms, eyelid tics, excessive sweating and other conditions in the United States in 2000 before it received the go-ahead for cosmetic use in 2003. Since then it has been approved for more and

Do anti-vaccinators use Botox?

The premise of this question is ridiculous. Firstly,

Do Botox injections for migraines really work? How effective are they? How do they work?

I have researched a bit on this topic and read various reviews of patients who used Botox treatment for migraines. In real self website,  87% of patients have voted worth it for Botox treatment and in drugs website the Botox treatment got around 8 ratings out of 10.This seems to be quiet interesting that with a very

How does Botox work?

In addition to Brandon McLaughlin's excellent answer, I would like to add some additional detail about the muscles of facial expression and why Botox injections are considered to be helpful in "restoring a youthful appearance".Botox (Wiki): "

I wonder if Botox is applied in several facial muscles to paralyze them, and this creates muscle dystrophy (decreasing the muscle's volume over time), will this lost volume lead to facial skin sagging issues in the future?

I wonder if Botox is applied in several facial muscles to paralyze them, and this decreases the muscle's volume over time, will this lost volume lead to facial skin sagging issues in the future?I have included two articles. The first describes in some detail the reduction in volume of muscles in the lower facial area to

In what areas is Botox injected?

Before going to take any surgery, treatment on face, it is must you have to knowledge about this treatment. So you can choose effectively treatment and will get benefits from it, Your question is really nice. As you might be know Botox treatment is used to remove wrinkles from face. Through botox injection you look

Is botox a safe and effective treatment for migraine?

By the name Botox, we all know that it can be used to reduce wrinkles, uplift facial skin, eliminating anti-ageing and many more.But along with all these treatments, Botox can also be used to treat the migraine. Patients with

What are the side effects of Botox injection?

Botox is a non surgical cosmetic procedure used for both men and women. It can decrease or eliminate facial lines and wrinkles. But just like any other cosmetic procedure, Botox too require some aftercare in order to achieve the best results.There are some Side effects of Botox injections

What is better for wrinkles between the brows? Dysport or botox or other?

Both Botox and Dysport are different brands of Botulinum toxin, the drug that treats the wrinkles between the brows ie the glabellar wrinkles. Both Botox and dysport relax the glabellar muscles by the same mechanism.Both botox and Dysport can be used to treat the glabellar wrinkles but I prefer to use Botox in my

What is it like to get botox injections?

Definition of BotoxBotox is a toxin that is a purified protein called 'Toxic Botulinum Type A' and is derived from bacteria. Botox will relax the muscle area temporarily by blocking nerve impulses that trigger contractions, softens wrinkles, as well as modify facial expressions. In the therapeutic treatment, Botox can also be used to treat cerebral palsy, and

What not to do after Botox injections?

Immediately get more Botox injectionsDrink and driveDance naked in the streetDeface public propertyEat gravelAsk non-specific questions on QuoraMisplace puzzle piecesForget to return books to the libraryAnything illegalFill your ex's car with cementDo crack, heroin, or cocaineDeflate people's car tiresSee if you can touch moving cars without getting hitTry to cook gasolineTaste test everything in your medicine cabinetPut

Where can Botox be injected around the eyes?

It is possible to put Botox underneath the eye to help with those lines as well as the small bags that form under the eyes. Botox can help diminish the fine wrinkles under the eye in select patients. A

Why are Botox and filler injections so expensive?

My guess is that the markup is around 50%. Botox and Juvederm are actually low margin products for the plastic surgeons.Let me break it down for you. One vial of Botox, which contains 100 units, typically sell for