In the past, BOTOX® was perceived as a treatment for the affluent to reverse the signs of aging. However, there are many more benefits to this FDA-approved treatment including prevention of excessive sweating, treating migraines and helping overactive bladder. If you are interested in learning more about this treatment and if it is right for you, contact the experts at MD Age Management in Orlando, FL.
What is BOTOX®?
BOTOX® is a solution that attaches itself to nerve endings. This prevents the release of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine from triggering muscle contractions. Since it blocks receptors and relaxes muscles, it can be used to treat a host of maladies. Today, we will discuss some of the most unusual uses that people may know less about.
The Many Benefits
The FDA has approved BOTOX® as a safe and effective treatment for well over a dozen different illnesses. Promising research is being done on countless more every day. Even if you are not looking to reverse the signs of aging, you may find that BOTOX® can be an effective treatment for you in other ways.
Anyone who suffers from migraines knows how debilitating severe nausea and sensitivity to light can be. BOTOX® blocks the sensory nerves that project your pain signals to your brain while relaxing the muscle, making it less sensitive to pain.
Excess sweat is not only embarrassing but also uncomfortable. Fortunately, BOTOX® can safely and effectively treat cases too severe for prescription antiperspirants.
It is important to note that an overactive bladder (OAB) is not the same thing as a weak bladder. OAB occurs when nerves send signals to your bladder at the wrong time, causing your muscles to squeeze involuntarily. This creates leakage, a strong sudden urge to “go”, and going too often. Leakage most frequently occurs during periods of sneezing, laughing, exercising and coughing. Fortunately, BOTOX® injected into the bladder muscle helps to block the nerve signals that trigger OAB.
Schedule Your Initial Consultation Today
If you think BOTOX®would be a good fit for you and you want to find out more about your candidacy, reach out to the friendly professionals at MD Age Management in Winter Park, FL. Contact us today for a consultation!