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Does platysma have lymph nodes? As i stretched mine out I touched bump on one of the bands. Is this node or fat or something else? Had cold recently

Does platysma have lymph nodes? As i stretched mine out I touched bump on one of the bands. Is this node or fat or something else? Had cold recently

Evaluation: The platysma muscle and the neck have lymphatic nodes. If you had a recent cold that would be a reason why to have some enlarged ones. If you still have them in 5-7 days, then consider having them evaluated. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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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My platysma bands one each side of my neck are a different size?i only notice them when I clench jaw and strain. Should one side be smaller than other

My platysma bands one each side of my neck are a different size?i only notice them when I clench jaw and strain. Should one side be smaller than other

Platysma Band: Normally there is mild asymmetry throughout the body, but sometimes it is more noticeable. Regardless, that is your anatomy and there is no reason for concern. For the most part, platysma muscles are vestigial and serve no function in humans. ...Read more

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I stretched out my platysma a few times & now it feels very tender & painful along my neck & up to jaw. I even feel sensitivity to my swallow. Normal?

I stretched out my platysma a few times & now it feels very tender & painful along my neck & up to jaw. I even feel sensitivity to my swallow. Normal?

Platysma issue?: Not really sure of what your issue is. Could be just a strained muscle? Best to seek in person examination if not n=better in 1 week. ...Read more

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How do I gain muscle?

How do I gain muscle?

Doing exercise: The best way to get muscles are doing every day exercises, eating plenty of protein with creatine and supplement of anabolic steroids and DHEA, ...Read more

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Why do we lose muscle?

Why do we lose muscle?

Inactivity: Muscles requiring constant activity to work fully and extra activity to enlarge and strengthen. They get continuous activity working against gravity and astronauts lose muscle due to the weightlessness of orbital function. There is continuous loss with aging, some of which can be slowed down by exercise. ...Read more

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How to gain big muscles?

How to gain big muscles?

Lift weights: Go to a reputable gym. Get a personal trainer or take a weight lifting class at a local community college - exercise daily and lift weights - eat healthy foods, avoid fast food, stay hydrated. ...Read more

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How to gain muscle fast?

How to gain muscle fast?

Muscle: Want it Bad!: Hi i come down on the side of letting nature alone. This means I am not one to encourage body building hormones or illegal supplements to achieve unnatural muscle mass. But, that said, given your age you can naturally do a lot to get strong and to stay that way. High protein, low carbs, lots of good hydration and muscle training and lifting guided by a good trainer are key. ...Read more

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How to gain more muscle ?

How to gain more muscle ?

The basics: You will likely have to eat a little bit more than you are now, and most of the extra calories should be from protein. In addition to that, you will need to start some sort of resistance training. Pick something that you enjoy. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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How can one build muscle?

Increase muscle work: You can build muscle by lifting heavy objects or weights. Try to do at least 8-10 reps odf the repetive lifting. This muscle work will cause microtears that will build muscle. Supplement your muscle work with essential Amino Acids to build strong muscle. ...Read more

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How to grow up the muscles?

How to grow up the muscles?

Training/ exercise: It is not healthy to use enhancers or androgens (testosterone and alike) to develop muscle definition or enlargement. You may consult with an sport orthopedic specialist for details. There are many otc or "natural" remedies with an androgenic effect. In the long run users of Anabolic steroids or alike will suffer the consequences later in life. Try exercise and training and adequate nutrition. ...Read more

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What can I do to build muscle?

What can I do to build muscle?

Resistance: Muscle will naturally bulk if you work it daily to its maximum capacity (3x/week, three sets of ten reps of your maximum). Some men build muscle much more readily than others, but whatever's natural foryou will look great. Losing bodyfat dieting and doing cardio will show off the muscles you have ("ripped"); most women prefer a lean man with good but not enormous muscles. ...Read more

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How to strengthen core muscles?

How to strengthen core muscles?

Planks: Planks are best, followed by Yoga and traditional situps/crunches. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Which weighs more fat or muscle?

Which weighs more fat or muscle?

Muscle is more dense: Muscle is more dense than fat. One pound of muscle occupies less space(less volume) than one pound of fat. This explains why it’s possible to get visibly slimmer without a significant drop in weight if you are doing strength training as well as dieting: If you loose a pound of fat by dieting, but gain a pound of muscle by lifting weights, the scale won't move but your waist line will. ...Read more

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How do you build muscle quickly?

How do you build muscle quickly?

Can't: takes time. weight training and increasing protein intake are the only ways to do it. slow process. ...Read more

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Will flexing affect your muscles?

Will flexing affect your muscles?

It's good for you!: Flex to your heart's content, let others see it, and enjoy what you've achieved. ...Read more

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How to gaining lean muscles fast?

Gain Muscles: There is no way to shortcut the building of muscles through regular weight training, exercise, and good protein calories. Any product that promises you differently is going to put your health at risk, cause possible damage to your liver, brain and heart. If you take any body building steroids you will put your life at risk. ...Read more

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Whats the best way to gain muscle?

Whats the best way to gain muscle?

Like doing it: Some men gain muscle easily doing resistance training, others gain more slowly; most women prefer lean and sinewy to "big". Anabolic steroid use is cheating, but i recommend creatine supplementation to get bigger. The key is to find some way to make yourself enjoy lifting weights or doing other resistance exercise. Have fun. ...Read more

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How we increase our muscle growth?

By using them.: Resistance training is most efficient in creating hypertrophy.Get with a certified trainer and they can MAP you out a good regemin ...Read more

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What should I take to gain muscle?

Time and training: Resistance training wth high intensity combined with a healthy diet with adequate maounts of protein, fat and carbs and time will build muscle in a healthy way. If you are looking for a quick fix (like steroids) you can increase faster, but this is very dangerous for your health. Be very careful with muscle building supplements they can casue serious problems. ...Read more