Archive for December 14th, 2013

What You Need to Know about Botox

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Chances are that you have probably heard of Botox before. However, you may not know exactly what is Botox. Botox is short for Botulinum toxin. It is a protein and a neurotoxin that is produced by the bacteria clostridium botulinum. Botox is actually the most acutely toxic substance known to man. If a human comes in contact with too much Botox, they can develop a condition called botulism, which can be fatal in humans and animals. Despite all of the dangers associated with Botox, it is commonly used by humans for a variety of cosmetic and medical procedures.

One of the benefits of Botox is that when injected into the skin it can kill or weaken the muscles around the site of injection. Thus, it was originally approved to treat a condition called Blepharospasm. Blepharospasm is a condition characterize

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