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Maceration Of Muscle
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
Too moist: Maceration occurs when the skin get overly wet and the essential oils are washed away. This predisposes the skin to more injury since it's integrity is compromised. Skin prep is a preventative, not a treatment. Wound care is based on keeping the skin dry and the wound moist. The appropriate ointment, cream or gel is a great idea but it need to stay in the wound and off the skin. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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
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
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
That's often a goal: The human body adapts to the challenges it meets, so a person's muscles get stronger if they are exercised, especially against resistance or with weights. This strengthening occurs regardless of whether the person is gaining weight, losing weight, or staying the same. With walking, running, biking, etc., he moves his body weight. In weight training, he challenges his muscles with heavier weights. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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