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Posted by: Adel | 2008/09/29

Effects of Far-infrared Sauna on botox

Please could you tell me how/if using a far-infrared sauna could affect those who have had botox treatments? I understand that using the sauna removes toxins from the body and was just wondering what effect it would have on those who have undergone botox procedures - would it perhaps reduce the favourable effects of botox and hence reduce the duration of those results?

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Hi Adel
botox injections are made of the toxin of the bacteria Clostridium botulinum - the toxin causes paralysis of certain muscles, ironing out wrinkles. As soon as the muscle is paralysed, the effect of the toxin is complete for the next 3-4 months. The infrared sauna would not affect this as it won't affect the nerve endings of the muscles.
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