Botox: It isn't just for wrinkles

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Published: September, 2014

Botulinum toxin is also an effective treatment for muscle spasms, migraine headaches, incontinence, and more.

You've no doubt witnessed the effect of Botox in the unfurrowed brows of celebrities. But Botox's applications are more than skin deep; the drug has a role in treating disorders that range from migraine headaches to incontinence.

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