The benefits of Botox lie in treating wrinkles, migraines and excessive sweating. Botox injections may be able to help men with an enlarged prostate as well as people with arthritis. You can easily remove frown lines between eyebrows with the effective botox injections.
Simply put, Botox is made from botulism toxins and is a protein. The Food and Drug Administration approved the use of botulinum type A to treat eye spasms and strabismus in 1989. Botox was approved in 2002 to treat wrinkles. In 2004, Botox injections were approved to treat excessive sweating in the armpits.
The benefits of Botox as a cosmetic procedure help reduce the appearance of wrinkles without surgery. Botox injections work by blocking the impulses sent by the nerves.
Other cosmetic benefits of Botox include removing wrinkles on the lower eyelid, nose crease, under the lower lip, and vertical creases on the upper lip. These are areas that can only be treated with surgery prior to using Botox injections. Botox injections are also used as a chemical to lift eyebrows.
Botox benefits also include relief of migraine pain. Anyone who has ever had a migraine understands the excruciating pain that the condition can cause. Botox injections can treat migraine pain, but how they work is not known for certain.
A simple procedure is also believed to cure migraines by blocking the sensory nerves that send pain signals to your brain. The toxin is also thought to relax muscles, which reduces pain sensitivity in migraines. Using Botox in the treatment of migraines has been reported to reduce it by half or more.