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RE: Guy installs MSE on himself

I saw this guy on the Looksmax forum, his user name is "retard." These forums are a hot mess of toxic bullying, bro science and delusion...

4 years ago
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RE: Cranial changes by Functional Patterns doers without mewing

It's like people just cannot help themselves taking the after pic with a more flattering angle. They do it Every. Single. Time. I don't think it's tha...

4 years ago
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RE: What is the difference between the symptoms of a downswung maxilla and the Symptoms of a recessed maxilla?

I feel like I don't fit into any of these neat categories. I've been told I have "good bone structure" - I have very deep set eyes, a brow ridge, forw...

4 years ago
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RE: To get an idea of how messed up your face is:

I'd like to see one single photo of someone with good development not look recessed when they do a chin tuck. I don't think it has anything to do with...

4 years ago
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RE: To get an idea of how messed up your face is:

Yeah I think even very well developed, forward grown people look recessed when they do a McKenzie chin tuck.

4 years ago
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RE: Jutting mandible forward - does anyone else do this?

It's easy to tell if your condyles are too far set back. Stick your fingers in your ears, and then open and close your mouth repeatedly. If you feel t...

4 years ago
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RE: Is This The Muscle To Create Hollow Cheeks?

I see two things contributing to the hollow cheeks of the guy in the OP. First, he has large, high mass cheekbones that have vertical height and forwa...

4 years ago
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RE: To get an idea of how messed up your face is:

Let me just make a correction here. The chin tuck exercise is NOT how your head posture is supposed to be all the time. Robin McKenzie, from whom the ...

4 years ago
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RE: Asymmetrical Eyes after tongue Posture

OP, you didn't mention whether or not you have compared pre-mewing photos of yourself with post-mewing photos. This is the only way you'd be able to c...

5 years ago
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RE: John Mew: teeth together causes upswing, tongue only widens the maxilla

Another completely useless, out of context quote from a Mew being bandied about as possible holy grail information. It's unfortunate. I mean what is M...

5 years ago
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RE: Has anyone changed their sleeping to better facilitate mewing? E.g. floor sleeping, no pillow

Floor sleeping is awesome. If I wasn't so scared of roaches (like every few months I'll see one scutter across the floor and that's enough to put me o...

5 years ago
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RE: How can an orthodontist give me a forward facial profile?

To be honest I wouldn't even worry about forward facial profiles for the time being - just get the mechanics of your teeth and jaw right. That should ...

5 years ago
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RE: An indicator of successful mewer: ear

The problem with this theory is that I have yet to see irrefutable photos of "successful" mewing. They're all surrounded by doubt - lighting, angles, ...

5 years ago
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RE: Chin tucking while mewing or only as excercise? + A few others ive run into :)

It should always be noted that "McKenzie chin tucks" were always meant to be an exercise to get the neck used to going back like that. They were never...

5 years ago
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RE: flat head syndrome is not a syndrome

A prominent occipital bun is a neanderthal skull trait.

5 years ago
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RE: [Discussion] Why so many young women nowadays with amazing jawlines | forward growth

It's definitely worth pointing out that women do a LOT of fooling with makeup techniques these days. Makeup isn't like it used to be in the 70's and 8...

5 years ago
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RE: How much would you say nutrition is important in achieving results?

Well if you believe that whatever it is that you're doing is stimulating bone growth (up for debate), then yes certain nutrients are essential for mak...

5 years ago
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RE: "High-speed jaw-opening exercise in training suprahyoid fast-twitch muscle fibers"

Surely that doesn't mean that jutting is bad per se though - it could just mean that you shouldn't jut too much. There was a very lengthy article post...

5 years ago
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RE: "High-speed jaw-opening exercise in training suprahyoid fast-twitch muscle fibers"

With regards to being cautious about this exercise if you have TMJ/clicking issues. I wonder if that problem can be avoided by jutting the mandible a ...

5 years ago
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RE: Vitamin K-2: MK-4 and MK-7 Dosing

If it's a high dose of MK4 you're looking for then you can't really beat this one (as far as I know, the only better source you can get is the Thorne ...

5 years ago
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RE: I think bone changes most definitely take place well into your 20's

Yeah that's likely what happened then - I'm pretty sure my wisdom teeth started coming in at the end of my teens. And by 25 I definitely had all 4. Th...

5 years ago
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RE: Appreciate an evaluation

Adopt correct tongue posture, sure. Mewing (or "hard mewing") is not going to make any changes in the size or position of your adult maxilla. I'd be ...

5 years ago
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RE: My face is so flat!!! HELP (see picture) :(

Absolutely a case of a maxilla that isn't forward enough, and a mandible that is recessed. If your maxilla was moved forward 10-15mm it would make a h...

5 years ago
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RE: Is mewing real? with pictures

Once again: these animations which are purported to show definite change by lining up some landmark are a useless gauge of change unless the head posi...

5 years ago
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RE: Did any of you ever hate your side profile

Thing is though, you don't get deep set eyes without a strong brow bone. It's the forward growth of the brow that makes the eyes deep set, as well as ...

5 years ago
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RE: Great results found on reddit!!

You're making judgments about the size of someone's chin from two photos in which the chin is covered by beard (is it exactly the same amount of beard...

5 years ago
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RE: Great results found on reddit!!

I'm not convinced by those photos tbh - is it 100% clear that he has exactly the same head posture in both photos? I think that when you match up skul...

5 years ago
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RE: Did any of you ever hate your side profile

I don't think there are many people who really love their profile. It's hardly surprising though, because we're not used to seeing it that often. We s...

5 years ago
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RE: Maxillary sutures

I'll ground you in lucidity. There has been no effort made to provide a legitimate before/after photo reference. Like absolutely everyone else making ...

5 years ago
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RE: I wonder if the following inadvertently lengthens the philtrum....

Yeah I appreciate that, but I'm thinking that maybe as you get older and skin loses its elasticity, then it's possible to cause permanent stretching e...

5 years ago
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RE: Maxillary sutures

Regardless of whether or not maxillary sutures are fused in adulthood or not, you're definitely right about one thing - nobody's ever been able to est...

5 years ago
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RE: Can You Trill Your R's?

I mouth breathed through some of my childhood but I never had any trouble rolling my r's. In fact I was always quite good at it while other people I k...

5 years ago
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RE: Pop's in my mouth when I chew.

Pops and clicks in the jaw are a sign of TMJ issues and are often caused by the mandible being too far back. Stick your fingers in your ears, then ope...

5 years ago
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RE: Anyone taken Drynaria for bone strength?

After much back and forth in my mind, I just purchased some drynaria from Amazon. Wasn't the one linked to above since that was out of stock (and very...

5 years ago
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RE: Possible indicator of maxillary expansion?

No, you most certainly haven't pushed your maxilla forward with your tongue. There is not one single confirmed & irrefutable case on record of any...

5 years ago
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RE: All traits of a good maxilla

He looks like he has buccal corridors, which is a sign of sub-optimal intermolar width

5 years ago
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RE: Could masseter asymmetry affect eye symmetry?

Including the masseters? The brow asymmetry I think is very common - I see it a lot, even in model types.

5 years ago
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RE: Vitamin K2/calcium ratio

Do you not worry about the possibility of salmonella in the egg shells?

5 years ago
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RE: Vitamin K2/calcium ratio

But what I'm curious about is, wouldn't adding a high-ish dose of K2 mean that one's upper daily limit for calcium was higher than usual? In as much a...

5 years ago
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RE: "Mewing" is not about pushing

The whole "pushing" or "hard mewing" concept really just came about from people hearing about tongue posture and the effect on maxilla development, an...

5 years ago
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RE: Hard mewing probably never works at all, it's all swallowing(soft mewing) and/or chewing.

That's debatable. Nothing about their before/after photos is convincing or conclusive in my eyes. Until people start taking proper scientific measurem...

5 years ago
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RE: Can mewing reverse facial flattening?

First of all, stop and think about whether side sleeping is actually to blame for your zygo asymmetry. Most faces have these kinds of asymmetries, so ...

5 years ago
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RE: How does the chin tuck affect facial structure?

Two things: 1) People really have to stop taking the unscientific videos of these YouTubers so seriously. I just took a look at the video thumbnail ...

5 years ago
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RE: Getting deep bite from Mewing? Here’s why.

You consistently mischaracterize things that Dr. Mew has said and it's unfair. Dr Mew is not "all about the tongue way back," he's very clear about wh...

5 years ago
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RE: Tracking Your Progress Via Photos - A Solution

How do they do this for scientific purposes? I've always imagined some kind of fixed device which holds the head in place and can retain "settings" fo...

5 years ago
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RE: Tracking Your Progress Via Photos - A Solution

How do they do this for scientific purposes? I've always imagined some kind of fixed device which holds the head in place and can retain "settings" fo...

5 years ago
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RE: Mewing hurting the insides of my cheeks

It sounds to me like you're using too much suction or maybe using suction in the wrong way? That could be sucking your cheeks into your teeth to the p...

5 years ago
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RE: Anyone tried Osteo-K for their K source?

5% increase after 6 months is a fantastic result for bone density. All the more so if it reaches 10% in one year. But you have to take more K2 than is...

5 years ago
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RE: You can't unsee craniofacial dystrophy

Yes I see kids with open mouths and faces that are showing signs of growing south all the time. Huge urge to approach the parents and tell them about ...

5 years ago
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RE: Possible Ear Rearrangement

Yeah that's a thing. If I push upwards with the very back of my tongue, my ears pop.

5 years ago
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RE: Sad eyes? You may have a highly arched palate.

I think people get carried away with these theories. That's all they are, theories. Everyone's looking for a single (or at least very simple) cause of...

5 years ago
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