Contrary to popular belief, double chins are not necessarily the result of being overweight, although that can be a contributing cause.
A double chin is caused by an extra layer of fat that develops beneath the chin.
Several factors combine in the body to create a double chin. Understanding these factors may help with understanding ways to get rid of the double chin itself.
The skin can start to lose its elasticity as the body ages, which can lead to the appearance of extra or saggy skin that may contribute to a double chin.
While weight gain is not always the cause of a double chin, it can contribute to it. A diet high in calories, processed foods and unhealthful fats may influence weight gain and a double chin as well.
Genes may play a role in people developing a double chin. Anyone with a family history of skin with little elasticity or double chins might be more likely to develop one themselves.
Poor posture can weaken the muscles of the neck and chin. This may contribute to a double chin over time, as the surrounding skin loses its elasticity when the muscles are not used.
At MANARA SKIN CLINICS we can can offer several solutions for this condition. Call or email us to book a consultation where our skilled Medical Team will assess your concerns.