Is Botox the New Answer to Depression?

 

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It seems as though in the near future Botox may be treating more than just fine lines and wrinkles.

According to an interesting new study recently published by the Journal of Psychiatric Research, doctors found that “Botox may help relieve depressive symptoms both as a stand-alone and an adjunctive treatment.” Participants in the study were injected with Botox in the muscles between the eyebrows. When compared to the placebo group, researchers found that the group that received the Botox treatment had up to a 47% decrease in their depressive symptoms after six weeks.  

Read the entire article here:

http://www.elsevier.com/about/press-releases/research-and-journals/could-depression-be-treated-with-botox

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