The uses of Botox that you did (and didn’t) know about.

1)Excessive Sweating

Injections into sweat glands block chemical signals and neurotransmitters from stimulating nerves, keeping them dry. Treatments have been proven to be very effective and results can last up to 8 months.

2)Writer’s Cramp and/or Musicians Cramp

Injections into specific muscles in the hand relaxes the muscles and stops them from cramping.


Botox injections help with the over production of oil in the skin. An amount of botox so small is required that having this procedure for acne would still allow full facial movement.

4)Weight Loss

Gastric Botox is an outpatient, endoscopic procedure that uses an injection into the stomach muscles that cause patients to feel full quickly.

5)Overactive Bladder

Studies have shown that injecting a wrinkle relaxing injection into the wall of the bladder will stop the overwhelming urge to go to the toilet.


Botox injections helps control excess salivation and is particularly effective for people with Parkinson’s disease and ALS.





Further studies have shown that injections into the face can block signals of pain that the brain send out by relaxing muscles in the head and making them less sensitive to migraines.

8)Neck Pain

Injections into specific muscles can block the signals that cause stiffening and muscle tightening, easing pain.

9)Cosmetic Uses

Botox is used for cosmetic purposes in predominantly the following areas: 

  • Crows Feet
  • Horizontal Forehead Lines
  • Wrinkles around the nose
  • Flaring nostrils
  • Lip lines
  • Jowl grooves
  • Chin dimpling
  • Eyebrow elevation