Botox Treatments

Botox Treatments

Botox TreatmentsAlthough Botox is popularly known for its cosmetic anti-aging benefits, it has also been approved by the FDA for certain medical uses. A remarkable and altruistic compounding pharmacy treatment provider may address conditions such as chronic migraines and hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating in the underarms) with Botox injections.

American Integrative Pharmacy (AIP), led by the caring and dedicated Dr. Neema Yazdanpanah, provides Botox treatments as part of their integrative pharmacy offerings to patients in Long Beach, Torrance, Los Angeles, South Bay Orange County, Southern California areas, and across the country.


Botox for Chronic Migraines

Migraines, which are debilitating headaches, affect about 12 percent of Americans today. A patient of chronic migraine would typically experience severe headaches 15 or more days each month with headaches lasting four hours a day or longer. Botulinum toxin, the powerful biological agent in Botox, can block chemical changes on nerve endings and relax overactive muscles.

To treat chronic migraine headaches, the Botox expert will inject the medication directly into the targeted muscles of the forehead, the side and back of the head, and neck and shoulders. This will create a partial and temporary chemical “denervation” of the muscle. The treated muscles will become relaxed and will be too weak to contract.

As a result, the patient will obtain relief from migraines. Botox dosage to treat chronic migraines is very low because the affected muscles are very small. The treatment will mitigate all the symptoms associated with migraines, such as pain, nausea, vomiting, and sensitivity to lights, sounds, and smells.

Botox treatment for migraines is usually administered for a period of three to six months. Depending on the frequency and severity of headaches, the treatment sessions can be planned with a gap of few days. In about 10 to 14 days after the treatment, the patient will experience relief. In some cases, the relief may not happen with the first treatment session, and additional Botox treatments may be required.


Botox for Axillary Hyperhidrosis

Botox is an effective solution to treat severe primary axillary hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating of the underarms). The treatment is recommended to patients who fail to obtain relief using antiperspirants. Excessive sweating is common among both men and women, with nearly three percent of the population having overly active sweat glands.

Hyperhidrosis can create both physical and psychological issues, leading to discomfort, distress and embarrassment. The treatment with Botox involves delivery of a small dose of the medication (about 15 drops) directly into the skin of the underarm.

Botox will instantly work to stop the release of a chemical called acetylcholine which carries signals from the sympathetic nervous system to the sweat glands in the underarm to stimulate sweat production. The injection of the Botox simply blocks the nerves in the underarm that cause excessive sweating and thereby prevents sweating in that area.
Botox injections are typically administered using very thin needles near the sweat glands in the underarms. Multiple injections may be required in some cases. The accomplished and cordial AIP provides both traditional and modern compounding pharmacy treatments, including online prescription refills, to patients in Long Beach, Torrance, Los Angeles, South Bay Orange County, Southern California areas, and all across the fruited plain.For more information on compound pharmacy medications available or to make an online prescription purchase, please click here or call Toll Free 1-855-247-7948.

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American Integrative Pharmacy is located in Lomita, CA serving residents in and around Orange County, Los Angeles, Long Beach, Torrance and surrounding areas. Online prescription sales are available across the US.

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