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Chewing Gums Give You Wrinkles

By Devaki

Beware if you have the habit of chewing gums. It can cause you wrinkles to pop up, warns the health experts.

People who chew gums compulsively, are likely to develop wrinkles around their mouth, according to doctors.

Dermatologists say that many of his patients who chew gum regularly have developed these wrinkles.

Gums causes the people to over use their jaw muscles. This is the main reason for them to develop wrinkles on the skin, explains the doctors.

“I believe chewing gum promotes muscle over-activity and potentially breaks down support tissue within the skin, contributing to volume loss and perhaps loss of skin elasticity," says a cosmetologist from Washington DC.

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Story first published: Friday, March 12, 2010, 15:25 [IST]
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