Botox treatments have become a mainstream option over the last 10 years for reducing and eliminating the appearance of facial wrinkles, lines, and creases on the face. This increase in popularity stems from the fact that Botox treatments are a non-invasive procedure that produces immediate results. It takes less than an hour to reduce the appearance of age for up to 6 months and as a result feel great about how you look! Of course people are attracted to this option since it is both affordable and requires little to no time for recovery. There are also other lesser known uses of Botox that are non-cosmetic. These include correction of, crossed-eyes, eyelid twitching, excessive sweating, neck pain and muscle spasms, migraine headaches, as well as elbow, wrist, and finger muscle stiffness. 

The most widely used form of Botox is for the treatment of Crow’s Feet, frown lines, and forehead wrinkles.It is administered by the doctor by using a fine needle placed strategically into specific muscles to create the desired look. It does not require any anesthetic and only mild discomfort is felt for some individuals. Often you can use a topical numbing cream before the procedure or an ice pack afterwards to reduce this minor discomfort and potential swelling. Botox treatmentshelp to train the muscles to relax, and after the serum is administered the results happen immediately. With regular treatments, over time wrinkles will naturally be reduced without the need for more Botox injections because the muscles stay relaxed as they were trained to do. There are no significant long-term side effects known for this treatment. Looking great so quickly has never been easier!

Second to facial treatments, underarm injections are also very popular. Celebrities get Botox injections into their underarms as do countless more Canadians and Americans. The goal of this treatment is to eliminate excessive underarm sweating. The procedure is basically the same as described for facial treatment. The time involved is minimal and there is no pain, a small amount of discomfort is felt at most. The benefits are freedom from worrying about ruining your clothes from excessive perspiration and comfort in knowing you are not exposing any unpleasant body odours to others.

In an article from How Stuff Works, it describes how Botox can help those who suffer from primary hyperhidrosis, also known as excessive sweating.“When Botox is injected into the skin, the treatment affects the signal between the nerve endings and the sweat glands in the dermis. The botulism toxin binds itself to the nerve endings near the injection site and acts like a roadblock.”View testimonials about those who suffer from this condition and how Botox has helped them.

Last year in America 5.6 million injections were performed, and this number is steadily increasing as time goes on. There are currently new Botox treatments in the works, including a procedure to ease urinary and bladder issues. Combating wrinkles and maintaining a youthful appearance may be the most sought after reason for getting Botox treatments for years to come. What could be better than looking youthful well beyond your years without the pain, cost and recovery of plastic surgery? Looking great and feeling great about your appearance can be achieved in less than an hour, without changes that others even notice, except that you look really good!

Brooklyn Donaghue has been writing about style and beauty for years now. In her blogs, readers can discover the fantastic ways to look their best with non-invasive skin treatments from her favourite clinics across the country. Whether you want information about skin rejuvenation or want to know where to go for the best Botox treatments in Toronto, Brooklyn will be able to guide you to the right places. She has had great experiences at her local Skin Vitality Clinic and recommends you visit to see how they can help you! 

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