Facial muscle exercises were being regarded as exercises to tone the skin and prevent early skin wrinkling. In contrast, excessively using the facial muscles in the name of facial muscle exercises leads to premature skin sagging and wrinkling. Even crow's feet, forehead frowning wrinkles, those around the mouth and under the eyes occur soon due to frequent facial expressions and muscle activity to laugh, smile, and deliver other facial expressions.
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Query: Hi doctor, I have been diagnosed with Bell's palsy before 10 days. Half of my facial muscles are not working. I had swelling of the salivary gland near the ear before this issue. The MRI brain scan did not show stroke. Currently, I am on Prednisone and Valtrex. Is there any nerve regeneration treatm... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your symptoms and your question. All your symptoms, including the weakness of the facial muscles and taste issues are because of facial nerve dysfunction. It is a good thing that your MRI is normal. The treatment that you have been prescribed is also proper, ... Read Full »