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What Is DAO Muscle? | 7 Aging Symptoms Caused By Overworking DAO And How To Relax It

Today I'm going to talk about the DAO muscle. DAO muscle is one of the underlooked muscles that people don't know much about it, ut, um, that that's the one of the overworking muscle, he redone. Right? So it's kind of important if you want to really improve your face. It's very important to know what DAO muscle is that I'm going to talk about the seven bad aging symptom that is created by overworking DAO, by the way, this muscle idea was inspired by one of your comments Thr otm thankyou so much. She gave me her, or he gave me a lot of good information about muscle anatomy. So really appreciate it. So if your continuous education to me, it would be really appreciated. Thank you so much.

Number one. This is one of the major things, but when that DAO is activated, it's all it's overworking. So it's always down down. I hope it's up, but it's not, it's bringing it down. o of course, yeah, corners of the mouth starts sagging. And then there is a very common thing which is happening to myself. But my, this side is always down. Then this one, like this asymmetrical, and that's very, very common for so many people. If that's the case, this DAO is overwork, moreover working than the other. And there's some solution that we're going to talk about it, but let's move on to them. Number two thing.

Number two reasons that you should not activate DAO is, jowl, this one, because it's always down, of course, you're going to get jowl

Number three, because this is pulling down, everything is connected. So even cheek are starting ahhh melting down. We call it cheekbone melt down Its not really chicked bone-melting down, but just an expression. Cheekbone meltdown happens and you lose the higher fuller cheeks and everything is like having tension in that lower face, which is not good.

Number four, same thing. But it's because the cheekbones are meltdown. Not just cheeks, but everything. Eh, everything is not just here, but here, everything starts sagging.

Number five, you get the nasolabial line because of the cheek meltdown and everything is pulling down so.

Number six, you show lower teeth more than you should, not, more than you should because it's always pulling it down, down, down. So of course it's easy to show lower teeth, which is not good. If you don't know why you should not show lower teeth, please check my other video because you should not be showing lower teeth when you smile when you're talking or in your life in general,

Number seven, because this is active. This is overworking. There's another one, the masseter muscle. This is kind of more overworking as well. And if this is overworking, this is going to it because it's connected. This is going to be overworking as well. So you're going to get more like a TMJ pain or more square face or those, um, unwanted, um, unpreferred unwanted symptom might happen. So now we understand the DAO is a big enemy. We should really try to relax, let it sleep, let it sleep. So now let's talk about prevention or treatment. How to relax DAO.

Number one, keep good tongue posture and face posture. So when the tongue is up, the tongue is on the palate and sucking up. You move that tension from bottom up. So you will reduce the tension from DAO, which is a really good thing. And the other thing is the corners of the mouth should be a little bit not like that too much. See it's very, very tiny movement, but it's very important to keep the corners of the mouth just a little bit tiny bit up to move the attention from the bottom up and the inside the mouth teeth should not be, should not be touching TCH teeth contact habit is not good.

The other thing you could do is try to not move your chin muscle because every time you move your chin, the overworking red one is moving, including DAO. So every time you talk, every time you smile, every time you say even Oh, Oh, Oh, Oh, Oh, I know it's so weird. I'm still adjusting myself because it's so hard to change the speaking habit that I created over the past many years and suddenly I can't change it, but slowly, slowly, slowly getting better. So I'm really trying to fix my hold it. Whenever I yawn, or I laugh, I speak or so many things.

If you want to know more face posture tips about this relationship, about the chin or something like that check out the videos and last but not least, this is my favorite stretch. So regular stretch is like, I mean, you don't have to do this thing. If you cannot do it, you could do just, just this. But I like using my like this so that I can super stretch. But if you stretch it like this, you are doing this trapezius muscle. It'sthat's fine. That's good too. But the one I'm trying to do is this is DAO. [inaudible] it's connected this guy.So I want to try instead of trapezius, little bit more up in the, up, back like this, and then a little bit, you don't want to do too much because you wanna relax the chin muscle. So that's yeah, don't do that too much. But just for the stretching purpose, you can do a little bit.Ooh,Ooh, Ooh. But a little bit, Ooh, then feel this guy, you are not turning, you're not stretching this one, but this one, which is static from the DAO, especially the saggy one. I have a problem on this side.Not too much about this side, but too much here. So I, every time I do YouTube before shooting, I stretch here and I think it's helping. So today was about DAO. But if you want to know more, some kind of facial muscle anatomy breakdown kind of thing, please let me know. This was my first series. I hope it will be popular. We'll see. But anyway, thank you so much for watching. Free download of this yoga papers available at, the book, the sugar oil for the face,and AI Koko and Face yoga app that give you gives you personalized menu for daily menu. So please try it. If you haven't, it's free download,and thank you so much. See you in the next video. Bye.
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