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Do  you know that Botox has many uses in addition to reducing lines and wrinkles on the face? At Radiance Medspa DC we also use it for the following treatments:

Stops Migraine Headaches

In 2010  Botox famous for smoothing out wrinkles and lines on the face — was approved by the FDA to treat chronic migraine headaches in adults.

The FDA says Botox injections have been shown to be effective in the , which are debilitating headaches that cause intense pulsing or throbbing pain and affect about 12% of Americans.

“Chronic migraine is one of the most disabling forms of headache,” Russell Katz, MD, of the FDA, says in a news release. “Patients with chronic migraine experience a headache more than 14 days of the month. This condition can greatly affect family, work, and social life, so it is important to have a variety of effective treatment options available.”

Migraine headaches are sometimes called “sick headaches” because they often are accompanied by nausea and sensitivity to light and sound.

Stops Profuse Sweating

BOTOX® NEUROTOXIN is approved by FDA for sweating.
BOTOX® is approved by the FDA to treat the symptoms of severe underarm sweating when topical medicines do not work well enough.During the procedure at the doctor’s office, a small amount of BOTOX® is injected into the affected underarm area through a very fine needle. In a short appointment with your dermatologist, about 15 injections are made to the underarm area. The actual procedure takes about 15 to 30 minutes and lasts up to 6 months on average.
Jaw Slimming
Botox is very effective for slimming the jaw line. Very commonly people who clench and grind their teeth at night develop a strong, square jaw line.  Botox can create a more feminine, slim appearance to the jaw line. Your masseter muscle will relax and reduce in size therefore slimming the jawline . One can expect the treatment to last up to 6 months