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Not Smiling (Overview)

Smiling is a facial expression in which the corners of the mouth are upturned. The teeth may or may not be exposed. If may occur when one is amused or happy. Not smiling = absence of smiling.


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What causes the chin to be hyperpigmented, always red flaring when smiling or eating, and flaky?

What causes the chin to be hyperpigmented, always red flaring when smiling or eating, and flaky?

Skin problem: There may be an ongoing dermatological disorder (such as eczema, psoriasis, or even rosacea), which ought to be investigated. Once the underlying cause is determined, then an appropriate remedy may be prescribed. ...Read more

Not Smiling (Overview)

Smiling is a facial expression in which the corners of the mouth are upturned. The teeth may or may not be exposed. If may occur when one is amused or happy. Not smiling = absence of smiling.


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When someone is smiling, I want to be mean. What's wrong with me?

When someone is smiling, I want to be mean. What's wrong with me?

Smiling?: I don't know what the person's smiling means to you, but you're saying it triggers you to want to be "mean." what kind of mean? Sarcastic comments? Physical attack? Do you feel their smiling is directed at you in a negative way, somehow? It may help you to discuss these responses with a therapist -- maybe then you can discover the answer to your question. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of smiling often?

Smilling helps: Because it helps you gthink positively. You feel whatever you are going through is not so bad. If are already happy, smiling can make you more confident about being happy. ...Read more

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I am on antidepressants but so tired keep thinking about dying different ways always smiling but inside crying. Tried therapy didn't help. Almost done?

I am on antidepressants but so tired keep thinking about dying different ways always smiling but inside crying. Tried therapy didn't help. Almost done?

There is hope!: Never give up! depression is a terrible experience. . A hallmark symptom is hopelessness. You're expressing a significant amount of hopelessness. Don't give up. Psychiatrists have an arsenal of medications and modalities to help you! it is imperative you disclose thoughts of nearly being done with your provider asap or sooner. For immediate support call 1800273 talk. It will get better. ...Read more

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Is it possible to cure an illness by smiling?

Is it possible to cure an illness by smiling?

Read below: Maybe cure it, but this is a complex research topic in psycho-imunology. More immediately smiling gives you a better oultlook on your illness and it does not seem so bad. ...Read more

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But they are in reality not smiling inside. What can cause this?

Social smile: People smile to ease tension in social situations, sometimes when they are nervous or embarrassed, sometimes to defer to others. These are situations when the feeling inside is not happiness, joy or delight, but something else. ...Read more

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I know there are benefits to smiling. Is there something i can do to smile more? Specific triggers i can use?

I know there are benefits to smiling. Is there something i can do to smile more? Specific triggers i can use?

Give yourself a cue!: Agree with yourself that everytime something specific happens, you will smile and give yourself a positive message. For example, every time you are stopped at a red light, smile and tell yourself "good work hanging in there!" maybe you can even use your own thoughts to trigger that smile. Each time you feel discouraged, smile to yourself and remind yourself that you are alive! that's wonderful! ...Read more

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What treatments will you follow for healthy smiling and prevent my teeth ?

What treatments will you follow for healthy smiling and prevent my teeth ?

Healthy smile: Thorough brushing, flossing 2x/day, eating a low sugar diet avoiding those delicious gummy type candies as well as sticky cakes and confections, etc. Do eat raw vegetables which have a kind of cleansing action and high in essential nutrients. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of the smiling all the time and stop crying when i laugh and stop crying for no reason?

How can I get rid of the smiling all the time and stop crying when i laugh and stop crying for no reason?

You sound concerned: You are experiencing a number of emotions and seem to be uncomfortable with your reactions. If this is so, please seek out some counseling or discuss it with your doctor. ...Read more

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Can you get dimples by smiling?

Can you get dimples by smiling?

Not really: You can get smile or laugh lines but not dimples which are genetic loss of muscles. ...Read more