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BOTOX For Weight Loss? Not yet...

 

Results from a research study found that there was no benefit in terms of body weight loss by using gastic BOTOX injections

Although there are many cosmetic, aesthetic and therapetuic uses for BOTOX, losing weight isn't one of them yet. A recent study concluded that there was no benefit in terms of body weight loss by using gastic BOTOX injections. Although the injections prolonged the feeling of fullness, the participants didn't lose more weight than placebo patients.

BOTOX is not recommended for weight loss injections
Gastric BOTOX injections not recommended for weight loss


"On the basis of our findings, I would not recommend gastric Botox injections to people who want to lose weight," researcher Mark Topazian, a professor at the Mayo Clinic, in Rochester, Minn., said in a statement