How does Botox make people happier?

Arthur W. Perry, MD
Plastic Surgery
People who use Botox can't frown and people who can't frown are happier than people who can! The simple act of frowning can turn your mood gloomy. When the frown muscles are paralyzed, it is harder for people to maintain a negative effect.

We all know that when we tell a sad person a joke or even tickle them, we can often break them out of their sullen mood (if they don't give you a whack!) And that may be at least partially because the forehead muscles break their gloomy hold over your appearance and your brain. The mind/body connection is intimately connected and recent Botox studies underscore this!

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