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Botox can actually reduce stress and treat depression!

Fact - Botox may help in relieving stress and fight depression
Pic Credits: © 2011 Rory MacLeod | Smile because you want to | CC BY-SA | Modified

And it’s not because you look pretty now!

As per research, botulinum injections to the facial muscles either prevent the subject from frowning or force them to smile. This greatly reduces stress and helps overcome depression. Having said that, more investigation needs to be done to arrive at a conclusive result.

This is in conference with the philosophy of William James who postulated that the body controls the mind. Thus, if your mouth is stretched into a smile, you’ll start feeling happy.

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