Botox* may play a role in relieving depression. Two months after receiving Botox injections in their foreheads, nine out of 10 women previously diagnosed with depression were no longer depressed.
Theory: Injections prevented the patients from frowning. Researchers believe that there may be direct feedback between the facial frown muscles and the depression center of the brain.
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