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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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I have delayed onset muscle soreness?

I have delayed onset muscle soreness?

This is okay!: Typically muscle soreness occurs the day after the heavy use, a can last for several days. If it does not get better you may want to get it checked out by your primary doctor. ...Read more

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What causes delayed onset muscle soreness after resistance training and are there any non-drug ways to alleviate it?

What causes delayed onset muscle soreness after resistance training and are there any non-drug ways to alleviate it?

DOMS is complex: The answer to this question is complex, especially in the "what causes" portion. Although you may find some symptom relief with rice/ massage, "it is important to be aware that pain reduction does not represent recovery". You will need adequate recovery time even once pain/ soreness subsides. The acsm has great info at http://www.Acsm.Org/docs/brochures/delayed-onset-muscle-soreness-(doms).Pdf. ...Read more

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I was sedentary before, how long may it take for my body to get used to new workout program and stop giving me delayed onset muscle soreness?

I was sedentary before, how long may it take for my body to get used to new workout program and stop giving me delayed onset muscle soreness?

Slow and Low.: There is no precise time parameter that you can enjoy for the elimination DOMS phenomena. The soreness is a product of exercising muscle beyond the limit it is used to. Novice sat exercising, as well as experienced professionals all experience this post exercise event. Some reduction in soreness can possibly occur by slowing down your exercise intensity and duration. ...Read more

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Is Advil or Aleve (naproxen) better for treating delayed onset muscle soreness?

Is Advil or Aleve (naproxen) better for treating delayed onset muscle soreness?

Advil=Ibuprofen: Aleve (naproxen)=Naproxyn BOTH are NSAIDS (Non-Steroidal Anti-inflammatory) Medications and individual responses differ...Aleve (naproxen) is longer acting so dosage is every 8 hours (max) Advil may be give every 6 hours TRY BOTH ..see which works best FOR YOU! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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How do I know if I have damage from a chiropractic treatment, and not just normal muscle soreness?

Hard to tell: Any treatment or therapy can cause increased pain. A good deep massage can leave you sore for days. I would discuss your pain with the chiropractor. ...Read more

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Should i be worried about delayed onset of muscle soreness after doing squats? I am recovering from a fractured thigh.

Should i be worried about delayed onset of muscle soreness after doing squats? I am recovering from a fractured thigh.

Not at all: I commend you for your efforts. As you increase your intensity of therapy, it is normal to have delayed muscle soreness. This should be short lived and respond with a period of rest, nsaid's, and perhaps moist heat. If you have pain with daily activities such as walking, it might indicate too much stress or strain on the fracture site. A day off from exercise should alleviate the muscle pain. ...Read more

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What causes the pubic symphysis to flare up? Muscles that lay directly across the pubic bone has been sore for weeks what type of treatment do I need?

What causes the pubic symphysis to flare up? Muscles that lay directly across the pubic bone has been sore for weeks what type of treatment do I need?

Let me explain: The treatment for pubic symphysis arthritis is usually conservative in type, anti-inflammatory medication, if did not work injection of steroids and really if it bother after all these methods is surgery which rear. ...Read more

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A week ago i took 3500mg of zoloft, (sertraline) and didn't seek treatment. I still have dizziness, skin tingling, confusion, sore muscles. Damage?

A week ago i took 3500mg of zoloft, (sertraline) and didn't seek treatment. I still have dizziness, skin tingling, confusion, sore muscles. Damage?

Get treatment: If that's not a typo, the fact that you took an overdose indicates that something is seriously wrong. The fact that you didn't immediately seek medical attention also indicates that something is very wrong. If it was a suicide attempt, you need to be under the care of a mental health professional now. If you haven't already, see a psychologist or psychiatrist and get treatment. ...Read more

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Extreme muscle soreness during and after workouts. Why?

Extreme muscle soreness during and after workouts. Why?

Muscle microtrauma: During workouts you are actually causing lots of microtrauma to your muscle tissue that is stimulating muscle tissue growth and repair. You can see this evidence of muscle cell injury in blood work that has increased levels of myoglobin that has leaked out of injured muscles. This is a natural process where your body is responding and adapting to increased use and loads on your muscles. ...Read more

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Would like to have explanation of what to do for a sore muscle?

Would like to have explanation of what to do for a sore muscle?

See below: Depends on what's causing the soreness. Usually rest, stretching and fluids will do the job. ...Read more

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Muscle soreness after flu shot?

Muscle soreness after flu shot?

Common : It is common to have some muscle soreness after a flu vaccine. It is not serious and usually resolves in a day or so. You may take some Ibuprofen for pain if you wish. Contrary to common belief, you can not get the flu from the flu shot- it's a killed vaccine. ...Read more

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How can I relieve sore muscle pain fast?

How can I relieve sore muscle pain fast?

you can't: Post-exercise soreness is good because that means your workout was effective. The pain resolves over 2-3 days anyway. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause afternoon fatigue and muscle soreness?

Can anxiety cause afternoon fatigue and muscle soreness?

Anxiety shows itself: In may ways. Once can mentally obsess over things that frighten the person or do behaviors to keep danger away, e.g., ritual behaviors, checking and re-checking. Physically there can be heart palpitations, shortness of breath, sweating, sleeplessness, etc. Please see doc and then go to a mental health professional for support if you think you have an anxiety disorder. ...Read more

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Muscle soreness in right arm from shoulder all the way to forearm?

Muscle soreness in right arm from shoulder all the way to forearm?

Too little info: Hi, too little info to go with, any trauma? any heavy exercise? please see your PMD if not better in couple of days. Feel better soon. ...Read more

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