First things first, What is Botox?

“Botox” is short for Botulinum toxin. It is a naturally occurring protein that causes the muscles of the face to relax, therefore smoothing the wrinkles.

From smoothing out wrinkles to stopping excessive sweat, there are a number of benefits of Botox injections. It is most effective on wrinkles that haven’t quite set. For example,  “dynamic” wrinkles that appear while you’re moving your face, like frowning.

Did you know that there are health benefits to getting Botox too?

Hyperhidrosis

Botox is really good for people with hyperhidrosis, or people who sweat excessively. This is a syndrome that can cause embarrassment and anxiety, and is usually treated with prescription antiperspirants. The long term effect of these antiperspirants is unknown. Botox can balance the problem and relieve excessive sweating for several months at a time.

Migraines

Botox blocks the release of neurotransmitters that are linked to causing pain. Neurotransmitters are chemicals that carry nerve impulses. To prevent headache, Botox blocks these signals from reaching the central nervous system and causing the nerves to become highly sensitive.

From our research, we’ve found that people who receive injections for migraines, report the instances of the headaches drop by at least half, if not more, and the headaches are less severe.

“Brotox”

More than ever before, men are using Botox to rejuvenate their youthful appearance and stave off the signs of aging. But did you know that Botox can also provide relief for men with enlarged prostates? By injecting it directly into the prostate gland, problems like urinary tract infections and frequent urination are improved considerably. Botox reduces the size of the gland, thus improving the flow of urine.

If you suffer from any of these ailments and wish to discuss your Botox options with us, give us a call on 087 164 7942 to arrange a consultation with Dr. Natalia Bratu. You can also fill out the online form if that is more convenient for you.

Remember, always choose a practitioner who is trained, qualified and experienced to administer treatments of this nature and a consultation is very important prior to treatment. We do not recommend “Botox Parties” for your own safety and peace of mind.

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