Botox May Help Bipolar Depression, Social Anxiety

SCOTTSDALE, Arizona — Botulinum toxin type A (BT), commonly known as Botox, may play a role in the treatment of bipolar depression and social anxiety disorder, preliminary research suggests.

In two small case series, injecting BT into the glabellar region of the face — the area between the eyebrows and above the nose — reduced symptoms of treatment-resistant bipolar depression as well as social anxiety. To read the full article, click here.