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Can Biofeedback Help Muscle Tension
Simply feedback of information to you about your own internal biological activity. You then use that information to learn self regulation. You can't learn a skill without feedback of your performance. Biofeedback gives you information of functions you're usually unaware of -- muscle activity, breathing, heart rate, sweating, skin temperature, brain waves, etc. -- allowing ...Read more
Yes to some extent: It sooths the muscles and helps them relax reducing tension. ...Read more
Muscle Relaxants: Commonly used centrally acting muscle relaxants includes baclofen, carisoprodol, cyclobenzaprine, metaxalone, and methocarbamol. While the benzodiazepines have some skeletal muscle relaxant properties, their basic underlying pharmacological effect is to reduce anxiety through their sedative action. ...Read more
Depends on how much: a glass of wine or a cocktail may indeed help, however the liver only detoxifies an ounce an hour. It is in your body to clean out body toxins. While it is working on the alcohol it is not working on your body thus creating back up. Moreover an ounce every hour for several hours is worse. Try other techniques - relaxation, visualization, deep breathing, stretching,exercise. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dr.Wrote for norflex for the muscle tension&stiffness that I have in the back of my neck that he says is from TMJ will that help? And will bite help
Make you sleepy: I have not had much success with muscle relaxers. I rarely use them. Neck problems can cause tempormandibular symptom, but not the other way around. If you have referred pain to your neck from the tmj's (jaw joints), then palpation of the joints should elicit discomfort. If that is the case an occlusal splint may help with symptoms, . ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am taking clonazepam for anxietys and depression. How long does it take to work and will it help muscle tension caused by anxiety?
Intermittent "popping" sensations in upper right scalp, scared of "Subarachnoid hemorrhage". Could it be muscle tension?Anxiety?Any advice would help.
GOOD NEWS: It's not a subarachnoid hemorrhage, b/c that's INSIDE your skull. My guess is that YOUR guess is correct, and that it IS, indeed, stress related. ASSUMING your SKIN IS INTACT (if NOT, go see MD) Try closing your eyes, taking slow deep breaths in thru nose, out thru mouth, exhale is longer than inhale, and giving yourself a scalp/face/neck massage. It might be easier to try in shower 1st. be well. ...Read more
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
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