There are so many animals in the world. Even we don’t know some of them exist in the living world. Sometimes people use animals’ names to identify various things. “Turkey neck” is also one of the names like that. From today’s article, we talk about “Turkey neck.” Let’s find out what the Turkey neck is? And what it’s like?
When talking about the Turkey neck in humans, it is an issue that many individuals suffer. Most of them are age range and above 40 to 70. The main reason for this issue is the aging process of every person. It is a normal phenomenon in the world. The cause of this issue is the skin of the neck area loses its natural elasticity and support. This is a very common thing among the older ones. Even this is common if someone takes good care of their neck, they can overcome this issue. Not only that, it will lead to keeping the skin smooth, soft, and shaggy appearance.
There are few different factors that lead to Turkey’s neck. As mentioned before, the first one is sagging skin. When someone gets older and older, their bodies produce less elasticity and collagen. After an extended period, the gravity of the skin changes. The next factor is the stubborn fat that collects under the chin. This is called “Double Chin.” This isn’t easy to resolve from exercise or with diet. And also, this leads to a turkey neck appearance. Even there are more factors for this appearance and foremost reason: the loss of the muscle tone of the people.
Now a day’s most people care about their health and their skin. Especially when someone is in their 40’s they usually notice their physical appearance. But some people couldn’t recognize this medical situation in their neck until they were in their ’50s or 60’s in their age. Because of that reason, no one can say this is the average age of the “Turkey neck Appearance.” The most important thing is that anyone can be aware of this issue by protecting skin from the sun, eating a healthy diet, and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. By maintain neck muscles tone, anyone can get rid of this issue.
When somebody realizes they have a turkey neck, they do many things to get rid of that. Following are the recommended surgeries for the turkey neck.
Z-plastry is a turkey neck surgery, and it was introduced in 1970. This surgery is called “cervicoplatry.” This is effective and fast. From this, they remove the excess skin of the neck area. The remarkable thing is that this surgery leaves a visible scar on the back of the patient’s neck.
- Hyo neck lift
This is also a recommended surgery, and it eliminates and reduces the appearance of sagging skin of the neck. This technique is also a new one, and this helps get smooth and tighten neck skin for those who have a turkey neck.
- Botox (Botulinum toxin type A)
This is also a treatment for the turkey neck. But this is not surgery. And also, this treatment is a time-consuming one, and the specialists usually do this. From this treatment, patients can get results, and it lasts 3 – 4 months because this has no exact recovery time. And also, if a patient wants to maintain firm skin, they need to get injections.
- Skin tightening laser
This is laser treatment. Usually, from the laser treatment, doctors are trying to heat and tighten the skin. After doing this, a patient needs to repeat this treatment over 4 – 6 months to get the expected results.
- MST Operation
This is a surgery, and this leaves only tiny scars on the neck. That is a slightly invasive technique. That involves renewing the patients’ neck by tightening the skin with barded threads.
Those are the recommended treatments for the patients, and if somebody doesn’t want those treatments, try the following exercises, and it will help get rid of the turkey neck.
- Place one hand on the forehead.
- Push head against the hand without allowing the head to move forward.
- Hold this position for 10 seconds.
- After that, hold both hands behind the head
- Pushing backward with your neck, and hold for 10 seconds.
- Sit with the back straight.
- Lift the head back, and chin points toward the ceiling.
- Keep lips closed and make a chewing motion with your mouth.
- Repeat this 20 times.
- Sit with back straight.
- Lift the head and chin points to the ceiling with lips closed.
- Pout lips as giving a kiss to somebody.
- Repeat this 20 times.
- Lie on the bed with the head hanging over the edge.
- Carefully and slowly lift the head as high as can, using neck muscles.
- Repeat this 5 times.
- Do not continue this exercise if anyone experiences neck pain.