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Frozen Face? No Thanks! Learning to Love Our Laugh Lines

[15 Jul 2010 | No Comments | 9 views | Author: Native Remedies]
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We’ve all heard the expression, “they wear their heart on their sleeve”, and we probably know a few people who openly display their emotions. Studies have even evaluated the influence smiling and frowning have on emotional health , with many claiming that smiling may boost mood. Decrease Wrinkles & Decrease Emotions ? A recent study explored this concept further, uncovering the possible psychological effects of Botox . The paralyzing of facial muscles via Botox to achieve smoother skin has been known to inhibit facial expressions, but now has been linked to actually limiting emotions , as well. The study claims that the paralysis is correlated to the sensory feedback to the brain that would follow expressions like smiling or frowning (just think of those women with skin so taut, their smiles appear to be shortened, or men who can no longer ‘raise an eyebrow’ or furrow their brows). The findings help substantiate the theory that while not the only factor, expressions can actually influence mood , as the study participants showed diminished emotional responses

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Frozen Face? No Thanks! Learning to Love Our Laugh Lines

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