Emotionally Uptight Botox

Monday 28th June 2010

People using botox to freeze out wrinkles could run the risk of become emotionally cold, researchers claim. Experts explain that the wrinkle filler could leave people feeling cold as they are unable to fully exercise their facial muscles to naturally express emotion. Researchers reached their conclusions by studying the reaction of botox-users to emotionally charged films. Scientists found that women who had been given botox were less likely to register strong emotions when watching video clips than women who had been given restylane - a filler that does not inhibit facial muscles.

Experts believe that the findings show that facial muscle movement feedbacks to the brain's emotion processing centres.

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