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My question is about Botox. Dementia runs in our family and

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Hello, my question is about Botox. Dementia runs in our family and because I have the gene predisposed to Dementia, I am following the Epigenetics guidelines for this. Epigenetic's dictates that there should be no chemicals. Botox is a chemical. Does this fall into the same category of chemicals that Epigenetics is referring to?
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  Dr. Ravoof replied 4 months ago.

Dear customer,

Yes it does. Any chemical may influence the epigenome, thereby activating or silencing different genes. However whether it will definitely activate the gene or not cannot be said with certainty as still the epigenetic research is ongoing. More studies have to be done.

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