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Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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Will orthodontic treatment cause any change in your facial muscles years after the treatment is complete? I am worried if my lower lip will go further inward (lower teeth is already way lot inward)

Will orthodontic treatment cause any change in your facial muscles years after the treatment is complete? I am worried if my lower lip will go  further inward (lower teeth is already way lot inward)

Yes, but.....: Your lower lip will change. However, this is a goal that can be managed by your orthodontist. If your lower teeth already "go inward" then to correct your problem the orthodontist can push the teeth forward to support your lip. Orthodontics should be tailored to your individual case. ...Read more

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How can I strengthen my facial muscles so that my cheeks don't shiver/vibrate when i smile?

How can I strengthen my facial muscles so that my cheeks don't shiver/vibrate when i smile?

Grin!: Grinning and other facial muscle movements will tone the facial muscles. But what you are describing may be constitutional! ...Read more

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Facial muscle spasms when smiling mean I don't do it enuf?

Facial muscle spasms when smiling mean I don't do it enuf?

Not likely: It is unlikely that you are not using the muscles enough. ...Read more

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How can I help build facial muscle?

How can I help build facial muscle?

Electricity: 30's person queries how to build facial muscle. This is done by month/years of facial muscle contractions associated with forced facial grimaces of all sorts. If performed for years, then a more youthful visage can be obtained. Muscle contractions evoked by voluntary forced muscle contractions effect muscle tone. Use the mirror as a biofeedback device. As they say, "use it or lose it". ...Read more

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Could i still control facial muscles when decapitated?

Could i still control facial muscles when decapitated?

Facial muscles: The facial muscles are innervated by cranial nerves that eminate from the brain and control the movements. Although these nerves may remain intact after decapitation, without a blood supply, the brain cannot function. ...Read more

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Are there any procedures to strengthen facial muscles and nerves?

Are there any procedures to strengthen facial muscles and nerves?

Please clarify: Nerves cannot be "strengthened." Please repost with an explanation of how and why you consider your facial muscles to be weak. ...Read more

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How can I aid build facial muscle?

How can I aid build facial muscle?

Exercise: Performing facial muscle exercises may help to pro ore muscle tone but this may also cause an increase in facial animation lines and is the reason for the succes Botox! ...Read more

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I can move all facial muscles, but when i smile one side either doesn't smile as much or one side smiles too much. My cheek puffs up more on one side.

We're all a bit off: But your family doc, or a referral to a neurologist, can tell you if what you mention is a treatable situation. Be careful because some folks have a condition called body dysmorphic disorder. They find flaws w/body parts. If it turns out that this is your case, a therapist can help you. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What stops facial muscle spasms!?

What stops facial muscle spasms!?

What is causing them: First determine what is causing the spasms first. It could be an indication of serious underlying disease that requires treatment. Central tumors or hormone dysfunction or electrolyte abnormalities are just a few of the causes which should be treated and not ignored. ...Read more

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Sagging Facial Muscles (Definition)

Facial muscles that sag. See facial plastic ...Read more