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A new study published in the Journal Emotion, suggests that Botox, in addition to paralyzing facial muscles, may also deaden one's real emotions.

Facial expressions appear to play a role in how your emotions develop and not just in how they are displayed for others to see. They are thought to influence emotional experiences via a feedback loop. This suggests that Botox, then, not only changes one appearance, but also seems to dampen real emotions.

The muscle paralysis that comes with Botox isolates the effects of facial expression along with the subsequent sensory feedback to the brain that can influence our emotions. Individuals will be able to respond normally to emotional events such as a sad movie, but will experience less movement of the facial muscles treated with Botox. The result is less feedback to the brain about the facial expressions.

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      Dilara Sultan wrote Aug 19, 2010
    • hummmm, I dunno ‘bout this one.  Botox has never frozen me so much that I could not move.  I think that maybe those that are quickest to believe this theory are perhaps those that maybe have never had any Botox & are jumping to perceptions of what the product does without personal knowledge.

      I know, I am probably wrong.  

      I know, my case my not be typical... I certainly am not an expert.  However, i would venture to say that if your face is so frozen you are unable to show facial emotion, then perhaps your emotional issues are more related to the fact that you‘re ‘stuck’ for a few months.... hehehe.

      Thank you for sharing... and please don’t get angry.  Just thinking & thowing out more to discuss.



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      Cynthia Schmidt wrote Aug 21, 2010
    • Thanks for the info, Sharmani. Just the whole inject botulitum into the face thing creeps me out.



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