I have recently had Botox to my Masseter muscles as I clench all the time, have a very strong jaw and suffer with TMJ, neck pain. I am not sure of the dosage I had, I had it done on the NHS in a UK Hospital. The day I had it, I had to go straight to bed as I felt so dizzy and weak. I have since been so weak and fatigued. Why has this happened, I keep forgetting things and getting brain fog, does this mean I cannot continue with treatment? Can the toxins affect the brain/system.
Botox to Masseter Muscle for TMJ, Bad Side Effects?
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Botox Injections Affecting the Brain
I have not seen such effects after Botox. Botox injection into the masseter should relieve TMJ and clenching problems.
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Botox to massesters
From what you're describing, it sounds like you need to see your primary care physician for further assessment. The Botox treatment to your masseters doesn't cause the side effects you're describing.
Side effects from Botox for TMJ
Botox will not travel to the brain from the jawline, and in cosmetic dosages, like for TMJ, such small amounts are used, that these side effects aren't from that treatment. A major flu is going around worldwide, perhaps you have that?
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