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Maceration Of Muscle
Smashed or crushed..: Muscle that has suffered significant trauma will loose it's typical form and consistency. It will be soft, torn and in general have a "macerated" appearance. ...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
My scrape is has clear tissue. You can see under the wound due to this soft tender clear whitish tissue. Is it wound maceration? Should I be concerned
Yes: Apply skin prep to the peri-wound skin and have your wound doctor change the treatment that is being done to the wound. There are numerous products to prevent this from happening. Wld not use ointments creams etc. ...Read more
Maceration = wet: If you have ever soaked too long in the tub, you may have noticed the skin around the edges of the finder nails turning white. This is maceration, and is caused by too much moisture on the skin. Wounds that are not completely healed may ooze, causing maceration of the surrounding skin. This should not happen with fully healed, mature scars. ...Read more
I use carrot oil on my face to look healthy and have a good tan. It s maceration oil not essential oil. Any bad effect or sides for health?
Contains myristicin: Carrot seed oil contains myristicin which is also contained in nutmeg and can cause psychosis. It is thought, however, that the small amounts of myristicin absorbed is unlikely to cause the delirium, disorientation, and hallucinations that can be caused by ingesting larger quantities. However, there is a caveat in that this has never actually been tested. So, if you use this, be aware. ...Read more
What is a grade 3 patellar chondromalacia What is a "complete maceration of the posterior horn of the medial meniscus due to severe myxoid degeneratio?
The patella is the kneecap.
Chondromalacia- is degeneration of the cartilage
The medial meniscus- is the inside cartilage of the knee
Myxoid degeneration-the normal cellular structure of the meniscus has changed texture.
Likely these phrases were taken from an MRI report. Consult a Doctor to put them into clinical context. ...Read more
Diet ; exercise: More muscle needs a program of weight lifting as well as a balanced diet, ; protein supplements during ur heavy workouts ;on ur light days do cardiovascular exercises, also adequate sleep. C an atc @ a health club and get set up with a program tailored 2 ur needs ; abilities. ...Read more
Work muscles harder: If muscles are used repeatedly until they tire, but are not injured, then they will grow bigger and stronger! If one does not eat or drink more calories than he uses during exercise, then his body will burn up fat for fuel. However, if he drinks a big orange juice (about 300 calories) while exercising, and exercises away only 200 calories, he will still get chubbier even though he is exercising. ...Read more
Resistance training: To build mass, work the muscle group in question hard. Maximum resistance, 8-10 repetitions per set, three sets, 3-4x/week. Several different types of exercise. Creatine and an electronic muscle stimulator if okay by your physician. Eat sensibly and moderately with enough lean protein. Anabolic steroids give mass but harm you as a person. ...Read more
Work hard: You gain muscle by subjecting your body to a load that it cannot handle, allow appropriate time and rest for your body to accomodate, and provide your body with the appropriate nutrition to support that activity. That translates into hard work in the gym while avoiding overtraining, getting enough sleep, and eating a well balanced diet. There are no safe, legal shortcuts. ...Read more
Yes!: First get clearance from your family physician or geriatrician, then start exercising. There's no day like today to start! You don't need to go to the gym or buy any fancy equipment. Just try a few push ups, squats and a short walk to start. You can also curl & press cans of food and graduate up to gallons of water. Don't forget proper nutrition w/plenty of lean protein, fiber & healthy fats. ...Read more
Hard work: You can get highly defined muscles by decreasing your body fat and improving the tone and bulk of your muscles, just be sure not to decrease your body fat too much. Following a well balanced diet that provides enough calorie/protein/nutrients and engaging in a fitness program that involves cardio and resistance exercises will get it done. ...Read more
Ideas here: Creatine is a safe and effective supplement to a well-thought-out program of resistance training and adequate protein intake. I hope you'll decide against anabolic steroids; I've known men who've tried them and all were sorry in the long run. Remember most women prefer a lean man with moderate muscle mass to a man who's "huge". Good luck with this project. ...Read more
It depends: On what the muscle problem is. A primary care provider would be a good place to start. Muscle doctors might include rheumatologists, orthopedists, geneticists, endocrinologists, etc. Starting with a pcp should give you a good idea where to go next. ...Read more
Diet is key: If you decide you're going to eat only when you're physically hungry, and recognize appetite ('mmm, that looks good'; 'i'm going to eat to reward myself / reduce stress') as not a good reason to eat, you'll trim down, especially if you're exercising at the same time. Make friends with and eat with athletes who are farther along than you. Your goal is praiseworthy. ...Read more
Maybe: The Genioglossus M.Styloglossus M.Palatoglossus M.Hyoglossus M, Superior longitudinal M.Inferior longitudinal M.Transverse M.Vertical M. -because they operate the tongue. Words are power!! Ability to verbally express one's self is STRENGTH. ...Read more