There’s More to Botox than Vanity

botoxBotox is in itself a purified form of botulinum toxin which is a nerve poison. However, botulinum toxin is now finding increased use to treat disease conditions such as muscle spasms, migraines and over-active bladders. Botulinum toxin has had great use in treating wrinkles such that all these other uses are not known.

Now, the neurotoxin is receiving great attention from medical researchers increasingly looking for the next big breakthrough. Botulinum toxin is now used to treat conditions such as drooling, baldness, migraines, teeth grinding, anal fissures, chewing problems and excessive sweating. The therapeutic uses of the neurotoxin will soon outweigh the cosmetic uses in prominence.

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http://www.bangkokpost.com/lifestyle/family-and-health/816388/there-more-to-botox-than-vanity

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