Did You Know … Too much tech could be affecting the look of your neck?
Thursday, September 25, 2014
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Along with increased stress and less face-to-face time with others, there’s one more potential wrinkle that comes from being connected 24/7.

Staring down at your smartphone, tablet and laptop too often could be giving you a neck that looks much older than you are—a condition some experts are calling “tech neck.” But before you swear off tech, know that there are some simple things you can do to help stave off lines, neck pains, wrinkles, sagging skin and other telltale signs of “tech neck.” However, pain in this area could be signs of a herniated disc in neck. In which case, it would be wise to consult your local orthopedic surgeon. When you think about it, the amount of time we spend looking down at our phones, developing neck pain is understandable. But just because it makes sense, it doesn’t mean that you have to suffer with it. If you can relate to this, doing a quick internet search into something as simple as chiropractor birmingham (if you live in this area of the UK) will hopefully get you the answer you need when it comes to getting rid of your “tech neck” and pains.

Taking the time to extend your skincare efforts all the way down to your neck can have a huge impact on your skin’s health and overall appearance. Instead of your neck being an afterthought, make it a daily part of your anti-aging skincare strategy. Try a topical medicated skincare regimen to diminish discoloration, improve overall tone and texture and help reverse other signs of chronic sun damage. With consistent use, real results are possible. Most important, apply sunscreen to your neck every morning. While the area directly below the chin gets some shade, it’s not consistent and the rest of your neck is often left exposed and unprotected. This can result in everything from sagging skin to brown spots.

One thing you can’t do to remedy “tech neck” is get a neck lift. There’s actually no such thing … your neck can’t be treated independently from your face. Reversal of the sag requires an invasive face-lift (with a minimum of two to three weeks to heal), and it won’t improve the overall quality of skin.

Fortunately, when it comes to a younger-looking neck, you don’t need surgical pain to get that gain. It is possible to prevent and correct “tech neck” with a clinically proven skincare solution. And for the sake of your skin and overall well-being, try to take a break from 24/7 connecting and go off-line a few times a day. Your skin, and your health, will thank you.

Concerned about “tech neck”? Share how you are making your neck a daily part of your anti-aging skincare strategy by commenting below.


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