Health Benefits of Botox

Health Benefits of Botox You May Not Have Known

Everyone knows that Botox and some other wrinkle relaxers can offer you that much-desired youthful glow. They relax your muscles, smooth out wrinkles, and even eradicate those confidence-eradicating crow’s feet. However, Botox – an FDA-approved treatment method – can also do much, much more. Read on to find out what else it has to offer.

Excessive Sweating

Hyperhidrosis is an all-too-common condition that can have a detrimental impact on your life. The condition causes you to sweat excessively from various parts of your body. Doctors found Botox could help by accident. They used Botox to treat patients with facial spasms but noticed they were not sweating as much. Research began, and Botox as a treatment method for the condition gained approval in 2004.

Overactive Bladders

You might not think that a wrinkle relaxer such as Botox would affect your bladder, but it can. Some doctors even believe it’s one of the most effective treatment methods for an overactive bladder. In one study, Botox reduced bladder leaks down to three a day from five in 70 percent of study participants. However, it can be too helpful, resulting in the need for a catheter in some cases. (more…)