Therapeutic Indications for use of Botox
Over the years doctors have discovered various non cosmetic uses of Botox. We now are able to inject Botox into various muscles for the purposes of:
1. To prevent headaches in adults with chronic migraine lasting 4or more hours each day in adults over
2. To treat increased muscle stiffness in elbow, wrist and stiffness in fingers as well as upper limb
3. To treat marked stiffness in the neck muscles causing pain.
4. To treat spasm of the eye muscles.
5. To treat severe sweating in your armpits also known as hyper-hydrosis.
Prior to getting the treatment with Botox you must inform your doctor of all muscle or nerve conditions you may have, any breathing problems and any history of severe allergic reactions. Also disclose all medications you are taking and if you have taken any Botox or Myo bloc, Disport in the last couple of months.
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Risks Of Obesity
Marked increase in cost of healthcare
Significant increase in the risk of all major causes of death in the U.S. - heart disease, stroke, diabetes, cancer
50-100 % greater risk of early death
Obese women are 50 % more likely to die of cancer
Obesity causes - silent inflammation the biggest factor underlying diseases of aging
Obesity also leads to osteoarthritis, gall bladder diseases, sleep apnea, metabolic syndrome
The Fact Remains That longevity is shortened by over weight- Obesity
What do I do?
Any patient diagnosed as over weight is a candidate for weight loss therapy. Moreover, the presence of any of the following conditions warrants weight loss therapy.
- Type 2 Diabetes
- Dyslipidemic Metabolic syndrome
- Obstructive Sleep Apnea
- Degenerative joint Disease
Patient Assessment and Planning
At Mehra Wellness and Longevity Center we provide a complete and
Comprehensive consultation including family, medical and nutritional life style history and meal journal
Assess your physical conditioning/ fitness, body weight, body composition and overall health
Complete nutritional analysis
Reach a shared understanding of the decisions together with you regarding treatment program
Educate our patients regarding Obesity being a chronic disease requiring lifelong treatment
You are also advised to make changes in behavioral modification, diet and activity patterns, estimated length and frequency of therapy, prognosis and expectations
Establish goals of therapy and preferred treatment plan together with you our patient such as setting a timeline, appropriate date to start, keeping a nutritional journal and keep a log of diet, weight loss and activities
Provide motivational counseling and encouragement and celebrate every positive change in weight.
Discuss the need for and importance of various vitamins and minerals during weight loss
Monthly F/U visits with the doctor
Pre and Post Photos
At Mehra wellness center we endorse the HCG weight loss program. Ask us for details!
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