How does BOTOX work, what is Botox & 5 surprising uses for it!

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How does Botox work and what is the botox mechanism of action to prevent our skeletal muscles from contracting? How does Botox work on our skin, smooth muscles, body. What is botox, what are botox injections and what is the mechanism of action near the botox injection. Why do people use botox, and is botox really the most dangerous or poisonous substance in the world? Botulinum toxin (BTX) is produced by the bacteria Clostridium botulinum and is used increasingly as botox is utilised in medicine.

BOTOX usually has an effective period of 4-6 months, and works wonders in preventing contractions of muscles which are causing us issues, whether it be in cosmetics, migraines, muscle spasms or other disorders. Looking into medicines such as BOTOX provides us insights into the workings of the human body. its actions at the neuromuscular junctions and effects on skeletal and smooth muscle allow a vehicle that we can use to understand these areas better. I hope this video gives you a better insight into the workings of our muscles, and helps you clarify how some of these interventions work.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationYouTube
Publisher Physiology with Dr Christian
Media of outputOnline
Publication statusPublished - 3 Nov 2017


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    Moro, C., 2017

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