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Can Xanax (alprazolam) help back muscle spasams?

Can Xanax (alprazolam) help back muscle spasams?

Xanax (alprazolam): It can, as it has muscle relaxing properties to it. However xanax (alprazolam) has a short half life and is intended for panic attacks. ...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 periforme muscle spasam after childbirth treatable ? Have had pain 4 nearly 5 years now with no help. Relief only from nsaids. Tx

Is periforme muscle spasam after childbirth treatable ? Have had pain 4 nearly 5 years now with no help. Relief only from nsaids. Tx

Yes: Piriformis syndrome can be due to nerve root irritation associated with the sciatic nerve. If physical therapy modalities do not help, then the cause needs to be diagnosed and treated. Possible causes include lumbar radiculopathy, hip issues, sacroiliac joint dysfunction, or variant anatomy of how the sciatic nerve runs around/through the pyriformis. ...Read more

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What's the best medicine for thigh pain?Not sure if it's a pinched nerve or muscle spasam. I just know it's been hurting for 3 days. Extremely achey!

What's the best medicine for thigh pain?Not sure if it's a pinched nerve or muscle spasam. I just know it's been hurting for 3 days. Extremely achey!

Thigh pain: There are many reasons for this pain, but nsaids and stretching with positional changes multiple times per day is probably best for now. Try to continue with activities as usual, except for strenuous lifting and lost of bending, to prevent things from getting worse. Wait for about a week before seeking help if you can tolerate it... Good luck! ...Read more

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What can cause like muscle spasams/crampy below right ribs?

What can cause like muscle spasams/crampy below right ribs?

Any number of: Things can cause this. Possibilities: gallstones, shingles, muscle injury, constipation, colitis, kidney stones or infection, or rarely even cancer. Consult with a doctor. ...Read more

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Hi i have just been diognosed by a maxifollist as muscle spasam in my gums where theres no teeth what can ease pain ps need apallet and gum sheild tha?

Hi i have just been diognosed by a maxifollist as muscle spasam in my gums where theres no teeth what can ease pain ps need apallet and gum sheild tha?

You've got me: I've never (nor has Google) heard the term "maxifollist." Anatomically there are no muscles in the gums where teeth used to be. Lots of reasons for pain, including trauma from chewing food on your soft tissues. Please seek a second opinion. ...Read more

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Trapezius muscle spasams that fire off into my neck and head on the left side. I have had all type of injections and muscle relaxers prescribed n/work?

Well!: If u have been well worked up these occipital ha can b treated with Fioricet (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine) (generic), & check with ur md & c what he thinks. It is a controlled substance so beware of abuse. ...Read more

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Can a muscle spasam in neck and back cause stress and severe strain on eyes specially while sleeping?

Can a muscle spasam in neck and back cause stress and severe strain on eyes specially while sleeping?

Muscle strain: If this has been of short term onset please go to er and rule out meningeal infection if it long term then please do a sleep study it could just be regular muscle strain but eye involvement could suggest migraine. ...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?

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