Botox does a lot greater than scale back the look of positive strains and wrinkles. We already know it may be used to deal with persistent migraines and is even used to treat medication-resistant depression, however do you know simply how a lot Botox injections can do for Parkinson’s sufferers? A brand new examine, printed in ScienceDirect, has discovered that sufferers who acquired Botox injections to the neck for his or her Parkinson’s noticed a discount in each uncontrollable motion and, surprisingly, anxiousness.
It most likely shouldn’t be a shock that having an sickness like Parkinson’s is anxiousness inducing. Parkinson’s is a progressive dysfunction attributable to the degeneration of nerve cells, and a significant facet impact is what’s known as cervical dystonia. Affecting the muscle tissues within the neck that management the place of the pinnacle, cervical dystonia causes the pinnacle to be pulled ahead and backward or to at least one facet. There’s often some quantity of ache attributable to these actions, and in some instances it may be extreme.