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What does it mean to have muscle maceration in a crushing injury?

What does it mean to have muscle maceration in a crushing injury?

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

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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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Is there any way to reverse the damage caused by a wound maceration? Ointments? Creams? Anything?

Is there any way to reverse the damage caused by a wound maceration? Ointments? Creams? Anything?

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 more

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What is maceration when a scar is healing?

What is maceration when a scar is healing?

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

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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 ?

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

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How to get muscle?

How to get muscle?

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

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How to gain muscle?

How to gain muscle?

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

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How to gain muscle?

How to gain muscle?

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

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How to gain muscle ?

How to gain muscle
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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

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How can I build muscle at 75?

How can I build muscle at 75?

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