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Can you relax ciliary muscle spasm?

Can you relax ciliary muscle spasm?

Yes : Ask your eye doctor for exercises which can help you relax these muscles which control the lenses of your eyes. ...Read more

Muscle (Definition)

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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Can ciliary muscle exercises restore (some) accommodation for a 73 yo male? If so, what are they, or please recommend sources for such exercises. Is there any other treatment in this regard. Thank you.

Can ciliary muscle exercises restore (some) accommodation for a 73 yo male? If so, what are they, or please recommend sources for such exercises. Is there any other treatment in this regard. Thank you.

No: We do not lose accommodation because the ciliary muscle becomes wear but because the lens becomes more rigid. The lens grows new fibers at the edge of the lens (the capsule) and grows towards the center. By age 73 the lens is very stiff and will not change shape to focus. ...Read more

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How to understand that if my myopia is caused due to cilliary muscles or eyeshape problems?

How to understand that if my myopia is caused due to cilliary muscles or eyeshape problems?

Myopia: Is caused by a longer than normal eye. The ciliary muscles have no bearing on it. The inability to focus the eyes at near when wearing distance glasses is called presbyopia. It is caused by a stiff lens that does not change shape. It is the ciliary muscles that work on the lens. The lens becomes stiff with aging. ...Read more

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How to build muscle with cardio exercise?

How to build muscle with cardio exercise?

Tricky: You will build a degree of muscle strength and some size with cardio exercise in general. But if you want to build muscle mass, that won't be sufficient. To do this, the best way is to lift progressively heavier weights at ths gym, using appropriate lifting days and rest days as well as nutrition to optimize muscle growth. ...Read more

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What happens if the will is exercised, will it grow stronger, like a muscle, to the point of developing psionic powers?

What happens if the will is exercised, will it grow stronger, like a muscle, to the point of developing psionic powers?

No: Anyone offering to teach you to develop psychic powers is either a fool themselves or playing on your gullibility. Further, these programs teach people vanity and waste their time. Even the mainstream religions do not urge the faithful to seek supernatural powers -- but advise that if they exist, they are graces granted for the service of others in a spirit of love. Be VERY careful. ...Read more

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How can I exercise upper thigh muscles?

How can I exercise upper thigh muscles?

Leg press: By 'upper thigh' i'm assuming you mean your quadriceps muscle . Good exercises to work the quads include leg press, leg extensions, and exersise bike( among others). Best of luck! ...Read more

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Which is the best exercise to gain leg muscle?

Which is the best exercise to gain leg muscle?

Consult...: With a personal trainer. They will be able to help alter your exercise routine to focus on your personal goals. They also will be able to progress your current routine to make it more difficult. Best of luck! ...Read more

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What's a good exercise for the deltoid muscle?

What's a good exercise for the deltoid muscle?

Deltoid exercise: A personal trainer at a local gym would be the best to instruct you on proper techniques to exercise and focus on your deltoid. But all muscles can be targeted. Specific to the deltoid are arm raises. Try a 10-15 lb weight, and lift arm from side to straight out from you at 90 degrees. Repeat 12 times. Do 3 sets. Can also do straight in front of you till arm at chest level. Same sets. ...Read more

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Is isometric exercise good for muscle building?

Is isometric exercise good for muscle building?

Not very good: but... it sure can increase muscle tone. Stimulation of muscle that increases building is controversial and includes: damage from overwork lack of oxygen to muscle from overwork acidity/lactic acid in muscle from overwork hard to do with isometric. Also, not sure if it helps prevent muscle loss with dieting nor if it lowers risk of diabetes. ...Read more

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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more