What do you think about using an electrical stimulation machine to firm up facial muscles? I'm on a facial exercise regimen - which I'm going to try for 4 mos & I also have a electrical muscle stimulator - which I'm using on my facial muscles - we'll see what happens.
Will Electric Stimulation Machines Help Firm Facial Muscles?
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Electrical Stimulation (e-stim) for muscle growth or muscle bulk or as as substitute for resistance exercise
Electrical stimulation has been used to maintain muscle growth/volume to prevent atrophy in cases of denervation (nerve injury) or when resistance is eliminated (zero gravity enviroments that occurs with astronauts) but it is my understanding that it has not been successful in enhancing muscle growth or bulk.
Will electrical stimulation machines help firm facial muscles?
Electrical stimulation and firm facial muscles
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You can try electrical stimulation and facial exercises, but I don't believe it will provide a huge benefit or the desire you may be hoping for.
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Electric Stimulation and the Aging Process
When your facial muscles become lax the only way to reliably lift them is via surgical facelift and or neck lift. If you are looking for a true lift, other measures are not going to work for a fully corrected result.
I don't personally believe in stimulators. These machines are often used in rehabilitation of muscles and nerves after injury, but they will not work to reverse sagging of muscles due to aging. Surgery is truly the best way to lift muscles that have sagged.
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