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RE: Asymmetry: spinal alignment of mandible / maxilla

Hi @Katie — No update with dramatic results. My main focus these past 18 months or so has been body posture all on my own, which is much improved. My…

2 years ago
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RE: Mewing is giving me LSD/Mushroom flashbacks

So the geometric patterns have gone, but what I now experience is what I can only describe as a floating buckshot pattern. Organic centralized dots th…

3 years ago
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RE: Female skull changes through life

I’ve tried holding my tongue on this one, but I just can’t anymore. The way people are talking about this woman is so cruel and unnecessary, I can har…

4 years ago
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RE: Mewing progress with pictures

I think partly you’re lifting your head up a tiny bit more in the after photo, but I think it’s clear that the muscle under your chin has lifted from …

4 years ago
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RE: Mewing creating asymmetries. Please help.

@js1984 There’s no specific guide for body posture, as everyone is so different, but there are tons of resources out there, and a search through this …

4 years ago
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RE: breathing problems = correct mewing?

I don’t consider it a must-have, and I do think it depends on the recession…but not “how recessed”. I don’t believe I’ve been a mouth breather, but …

4 years ago
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RE: Mewing creating asymmetries. Please help.

It could be a number of things, but it could also be your neck and how your skull is now resting. Rather than it being mewing that is literally making…

4 years ago
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RE: e-HEALING SESSIONS for Sphenoid Bone adjustment?

Hm, I’m never one for saying something is an outright scam, but mentioning that they can do it over the phone is a huge red flag for me. If it wasn’t …

4 years ago
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RE: My own journey and thoughts on straight-on progress photos

@lizzybennet — I can’t say what’s going on with your Mr. Darcy, unfortunately, but I am sorry to hear he’s resistant to oral posture. You’re right, e…

4 years ago
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RE: My own journey and thoughts on straight-on progress photos

Hi @LizzyBennet! Sorry, I didn’t get a notification you posted in this thread. I can still have trouble with deciphering words with ambient noise, but…

4 years ago
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RE: Societal Implications of Craniofacial Dystrophy: Lookism, Attraction, and Gender Relations

I’m genuinely asking these questions, so I can understand better. What society are we talking about? What would this society behave like in its ideal …

4 years ago
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RE: Lips seal is the most important.Lips seal is everything and the only(almost) that matters

I don’t agree. I am a product of lip seal but poor tongue posture, and it shows. It’s true that I don’t have the breathing issues that other people on…

4 years ago
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RE: PLEASE HELP my chin has recessed in the past 3 years?

Hi @mewing4ever, I had responded to a previous thread you wrote, but I’m not sure if you saw it. I’m copying it here, as I still think it’s relevant: …

4 years ago
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RE: How badly recessed is my chin and maxilla

How is your body and neck posture? I can’t quite tell from the photo. When I first began, I had terrible posture. I still have a ways to go in getting…

4 years ago
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RE: New to mewing, is uncomfortable pressure in your cheekbones normal?

I’m sorry I can’t give you a definitive answer. I also experience a pressure in my cheekbones, but I consider this positive. In my own observation, th…

4 years ago
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RE: Swallowing + Open Bite

@adcr, I tried to recreate the experience of muscle hitting my teeth, and it happens when my posterior third isn’t engaged enough. I still have my ton…

4 years ago
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RE: Swallowing + Open Bite

I’m not quite sure I’m visualizing this properly, but if I am it could be that parts of your tongue need strengthening. I can’t emphasize enough how i…

4 years ago
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RE: Teeth feel misaligned, can only put pressure on left side…Am I doing it correctly?

Over time with oral posture, I’ve noticed a change in my eyelids, and the height of each lid is much more symmetrical than it used to be. One eye had …

4 years ago
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RE: Asymmetry and issues on left side only, in entire body

@seaann That’s great to hear about the changes you’re feeling! I can’t personally tell you what’s right or wrong, but if the changes are positive to y…

4 years ago
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RE: Lower Jaw resting position vs biting position

I did two versions, both several times: 1) I drop my tongue, but keep my teeth together. My mandible slowly drops, and actually slides even more forwa…

4 years ago
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RE: Asymmetry and issues on left side only, in entire body

I had wanted to try NCR or ABC, but no one was in my area. Thankfully, I found a chiropractor who did endonasal release, and his main focuses were TMJ…

4 years ago
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RE: Lower Jaw resting position vs biting position

I woke up a few times last night, and my incisors were pressed together more often than not. Now, I don’t know if I was subconsciously readjusting my …

4 years ago
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RE: Overbite vs Underbite: the (non)universal importance of the posterior tongue?

I had an underbite as a toddler and child, though none of my family on either side had one as far as I’m aware. My first set of braces moved my jaw ba…

4 years ago
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RE: Lower Jaw resting position vs biting position

I wish I could record the inside of my mouth when I sleep to really see what happens! I’m going to try to pay attention to what my bite feels like whe…

4 years ago
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RE: Only left half of tongue making contact with roof and high palate problems

You said you got worse after a few appointments? Would you be willing to elaborate on that?

4 years ago
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RE: New Here – Asking About Midface Length

Have you begun oral posture? When your mouth is at rest, are your teeth already lightly together? What is your body posture like? I can’t give you muc…

4 years ago
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RE: Only left half of tongue making contact with roof and high palate problems

The twisting of the tongue reminds me of what my tongue felt like when I first began tongue strengthening exercises. It sounds to me like you need to …

4 years ago
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RE: How to improve the muscle tone of the face

This wasn’t my experience. I had terrible forward head posture and I continued to have bad posture even after I did the facial exercises. I got some b…

4 years ago
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RE: How to improve the muscle tone of the face

I’d suggest ShapeYourFace as a place to start if you’re talking about “facial yoga” or face exercises — but in my experience, proper chewing, swallow…

4 years ago
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RE: What is now the TRUE correct way of mewing?

@scerif I didn’t hear it, I felt it. Yes, I believe the movement is due to the use of the posterior third of the tongue, which naturally moved the man…

4 years ago
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RE: Effect of braces and teeth extraction on facial growth?

Unfortunately, I can’t give much of any advice on appliances other than what I already have! I hope you’re able to find a like-minded orthodontist if …

4 years ago
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RE: What is now the TRUE correct way of mewing?

@catirl, without knowing exactly what oral posture feels like for you right now, let me talk about my own experience, and see if any of it relates to …

4 years ago
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RE: What is now the TRUE correct way of mewing?

@buggy My own experience shows this is true, but the benefits to improving head posture were so large for me that I question why other people might de…

4 years ago
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RE: Effect of braces and teeth extraction on facial growth?

It might take a while to find them, but there are orthodontists out there who do understand skull development and the effects of extractions. I had a …

4 years ago
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RE: What is now the TRUE correct way of mewing?

Because it depends on the mouth. It depends on the strength of your tongue, and what parts of your tongue have that strength or are weak. It depends o…

4 years ago
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RE: Why many people don’t post pics

I completely agree with @eddiemoney’s original post, and I need to add a couple more reasons that I’m seeing crop up related to the starting topic. I …

4 years ago
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RE: Facepulling/Hard Mewing results — 1.5 yrs

@admin – I need jump in here and call out for a review for multiple harassment for photos

4 years ago
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RE: FAQs

I also want to say that I’m going to endeavor to find threads to fill your topics, @apollo. The difficulty is, sometimes responses are specific posts …

4 years ago
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RE: FAQs

I love this idea. I had been thinking of this on my own, and created a few questions I had seen over time that I mulled over before realizing that I f…

4 years ago
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RE: Has anyone seen results?

I have done some research and yes you are 100% correct on everything. How did you know all those things on corset? @francybe92 I wear historical and m…

4 years ago
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RE: Has anyone seen results?

@francybe92 – You’re better off looking at the effects of modern-day corset wearers, who are usually adult women who begin wearing corsets once their …

4 years ago
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RE: Tongue Strengthening Exercises

Did a couple experiments, and I think this is why the 3rd exercise is so important. With my mouth open wide, I can squeeze and posture my tongue witho…

4 years ago
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RE: Tongue Strengthening Exercises

I have a weird mouth, though! Keep in mind that though I had 4 teeth extracted (bicuspids, 2 on top and 2 on lower), my molars were moved forward. Eve…

4 years ago
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RE: Has anyone seen results?

@drunkwithcoffee, I can’t say how much, but I do think that soft tissue improvements can be underrated on this forum, both in physical performance and…

4 years ago
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RE: Tongue Strengthening Exercises

My intermolar width is 30-31 mm, depending on the cast I measure from.I definitely feel restriction. I always need to squeeze and suction my tongue up…

4 years ago
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RE: Nasopharyngeal Manipulation Techniques

I wish I could remember what my chiropractor used for endonasal release. It was either olive oil or coconut oil that had been processed to stay in liq…

4 years ago
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RE: Frequent low tension facepulling: A potentially effective new technique for adjusting the skull by hand

Same as @apollo. I don’t remember the exact age, but my posture deteriorated to the point where my ears stopped popping even when I yawned. I didn’t s…

4 years ago
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RE: Has anyone seen results?

@martinez, you are correct that what I’m confident in claiming is soft tissue improvement from proper oral posture, and tongue strength that improves …

4 years ago
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RE: Frequent low tension facepulling: A potentially effective new technique for adjusting the skull by hand

I’m sensing sarcasm and hostility, but I’m not sure why it’s directed here, especially since you just joined this thread. Without showing photos, my p…

4 years ago
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RE: proper tongue posture

Body posture can play a really important role in breathing and airway. Obviously, you need to breathe first and foremost. But it might turn out that o…

4 years ago
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RE: Can I grow my mandible via chewing?

I believe this specific photo comparison is of two different women, so it’s not to say that this exact degeneration would happen to the young female s…

4 years ago
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RE: Will my eyes get further apart from palatel expansion?

This specific woman as I recall has a number of procedures done, so I can’t say how much they affected her skull. But focal length can make a big diff…

4 years ago
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RE: Tongue Strengthening Exercises

Nothing is wrong with rolling the tongue in general, it’s just not the object of the exercise.

4 years ago
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RE: Tongue Strengthening Exercises

Phew, LOL. I was one of the people who could roll their tongue, but couldn’t figure out how to suction. It wasn’t until these exercises that something…

4 years ago
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RE: Tongue Strengthening Exercises

Really, though, in my weird head, I feel like the tongue ends up looking more like the body of a stegosaurus toy. So lop off the neck, limbs, tail and…

4 years ago
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RE: Tongue Strengthening Exercises

That’s the best I can explain it! The closest I’ve found for Skinny Tongue Phase 1 (and I broke it into phases for myself, by the way) is from the vid…

4 years ago
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RE: Tongue Strengthening Exercises

Yes, I have a hard time explaining this one! Puffing up as in expanding in height, but narrowing in width. You don’t want to roll the tongue. It shoul…

4 years ago
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RE: Posing a question – can class 2 be resolved naturally?

Yes, my therapist helped me with swallowing as well. One thing you can do is: Looking in the mirror (any of these exercises is better done in front of…

4 years ago
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RE: Posing a question – can class 2 be resolved naturally?

I do have photos, and have taken great care to replicate position and lighting. Unfortunately, I don’t share them publicly and have only sent them to …

4 years ago
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