Additional perks of Botox than cosmetic surgery

Overview

Botox is also called botulinum toxin type A, is obtained from micro organism botulism. Botox injections, temporarily retards the muscle activity when injected. Botox injections serve in the conditions of severe spasms and muscle sprain in the neck. It also serves stiffness in the upper legs, elbow, wrist, finger, ankles and toes. Botox injection also serves to treat severe underarm sweating conditions other uses of Botox include the treatment of eye muscles disorder caused by pinched and inflamed nerve. The conditions related to nerve pinching result in impulsive squinting or loss of muscle control in the eyelid The Botox injections have been proved highly beneficial for addressing the problems from uncontrolled bladder, chronic migraine headaches specifically for the patients experiencing for more than 15 days. Botox injections also treat the appearance of facial lines and wrinkles thus granting you a young looking beautiful skin

Botox injections and dosage

Generally the Botox is injected into the muscles, by a physician and nurse. The dosage is taken with a break of 3 months. These injections can be taken into more than one area at a time depending on the area to be treated.

Botox for underarm

For excessive sweating under arm, you need to clean and sterilize the area 24 hours prior to Botox injections, avoid applying any deodorant or antiperspirant, exercise, hot meals and beverages

Botox for neck muscles

The muscle spasm is relived by the Botox injections within a couple of week; however, the optimum results are obtained within 6 weeks following the injections

Prevention

The Botox injections can fade your vision for a short time, you need to take care if you are driving or focusing something, avoid routinely activities soon after you receive Botox Injections

Complications

The Botox injections must be avoided if you are posses any infections in the area to be treated. The Botox injections are not useful for the treatment of over reactive bladder if the infection persists

Other complications include the mishandling of the Botox injections which results in spreading the toxin to other parts of the body even for the cosmetic purpose

Side effects

The Botox injections are relatively safe however there are several side effects that may arise in case of mishandling or over dosage of the Botox injections, consult your physician immediately if you experience;

  • Shortness of breath
  • Allergic reactions
  • Swelling on the face, lips, tongue
  • Drooping eyelids
  • Muscle weakness
  • Chest pain
  • Trouble swallowing
  • Headache
  • Bruising, bleeding or redness