How does Botulinum Toxin Work?

Botulinum toxin (BTX), is produced by spores of the bacteria¬†Clostridium botulinum. The most common ‘Brand’ and best known name of botulinum toxin is Botox which is made by Allergan. The toxin binds to receptors found in skeletal muscle, nerve endings, the brain and some smooth muscle, (involuntary muscles found in places such as the bladder).…