BOTOX CAUSES BRAIN DAMAGE, SCIENCE OR HOGWASH? – PART 2


Last year, 4,329,180 aesthetic BOTOX® treatments were administered to women in the United States to relax their forehead frown lines. The side effects to these treatments have been minimal to non-existent. Slight bruising or swelling at the injection site, if any, has been found to resolve within twenty-four to forty-eight hours. Occasionally, an eye has temporarily drooped after forehead injections, but also resolves within a period of a week or two. But there have been no reports of any effects on the central nervous system. And as far as risk of death from Botox Cosmetic, the FDA confirmed that: There has never been a reported death where a causal link to BOTOX® (Botox Cosmetic) was established. But new fears about BOTOX® surfaced shortly after an Italian study reported in the Journal of Neuroscience revealed that when botulinum toxin, type A (the active ingredient in Botox), was injected into one side of adult rats’ brains, minute particles of protein in the toxin were found in the other side of the brain. The media went wild with headlines such as: Botox Causes Brain Damage.

Speak about false alarms and taking things out of context. If you are anything like me, the details will blow your mind! If you are interested in giving yourself a better education on this topic, I’ve done the hard work for you. Here’s the link to my article on Botox and Safety and many more.

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4 thoughts on “BOTOX CAUSES BRAIN DAMAGE, SCIENCE OR HOGWASH? – PART 2

      • Hi Dr. Rucker,

        I would be most interested in learning more about this study. Can you direct me to more detailed data about this study? I would like to hear the details: (size of control and experimental group, over how long a period, under whose direction . . . )

        Thanks so much.

        Warm regards,
        Lois

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