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What is a good muscle relaxer to ask for?

What is a good  muscle relaxer to ask for?

Soma, flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl): There are quite a few. I usually use Soma for relatively mild muscle spasm and smaller patients for patients with greater spasm, larger size or having failed milder meds, i'll use Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) 10 mg i usually only have people use them at night due to the sedating effects unless they are home and not driving. ...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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What is a good way to build muscle?

What is a good way to build muscle?

MANY: Eat lots of proteins.....Work out at least 3 times a week.....Don't go crazy but make a life style change....A bit at a time.....Most important is sustaining good habits rather than changing all together temperoary.... ...Read more

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What is a good treatment for rickets and muscle spasms?

What is a good treatment for rickets and muscle spasms?

Cause??: The most common cause of rickets is severe vitamin d deficiency. Muscle spasms associated with rickets are usually because of low calcium which can happen with early vitamin d treatment. Kids often need extra calcium. With muscle spasms and rickets, your doctor needs to be made aware asap because if the cause is low calcium that may be very dangerous and requires immediate treatment. ...Read more

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What is a good way to gain strength and muscles?

What is a good way to gain strength and muscles?

Exercise & Nutrition: Resistance exercise ( machines or weights) and proper nutrition are key. Get 2 grams of protein for every 2.2 lbs (kg) of weight! and start working out at least five days per week, at least 30-45m / session. A gym memebership can help, because trainers are frequently available! and they spare you equipment costs! ...Read more

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What is the best muscle relaxant I can use for fibromyalgia?

What is the best muscle relaxant I can use for fibromyalgia?

No "best": We are all indivduals with different nervous systems, genetics and body chemistry. A drug or treatment that works great for one may cause severe side effects for another. This is why doctors are trained. To determine the best individualized program for you. Sorry that i could not give you an easy answer but there really is none. ...Read more

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What is a good sleep medication for muscle growth and repair?

What is a good sleep medication for muscle growth and repair?

Not a 2-fer: Medications to help you sleep tend to slow the body down, and would potentially delay muscle growth and repair. Supplementing pre-/post-workout (like with whey protein shake), might help with the muscle issues. If your workout ends about 60-90 minutes before planned bed time, it may help you get to sleep--just don't work out too close to bedtime. ...Read more

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What is the best thing for a major muscle spasum?

What is the best thing for a major muscle spasum?

Massage it: To help get rid of the acute pain. Make sure you are well hydrated. Maybe eat a banana and or take magnesium supplements as they may be brought about by vitamin deficiency. If you are on cholesterol lowering medications these can be a cause as well and you should inform your doctor. ...Read more

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Which kind of marijuana is good for muscle spasms?

Which kind of marijuana is good for muscle spasms?

None: I know of no data that would recommend marijuana for muscle spasms. ...Read more

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What is a good natural alternative to alprazolam?

What is a good natural alternative to alprazolam?

Discuss with your MD: Never change a prescription medication for an alternative unless under the supervision of a physician well versed in both mainline medicine as well as alternative medicine. The first question would be why were you on the Alprazolam to begin with and for how long. Do you have more than anxiety going on? I know it is frustrating but their is never a simple easy answer to most questions. ...Read more

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What is a safe HGH or muscle builder?

What is a safe HGH or muscle builder?

Exercise: The only safe and effective way to build muscle is through physical activity and overall good quality nutrition. Taking HGH is dangerous and unnatural, and nutritional products that claim to stimulate HGH are not worth the money. ...Read more

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Is taking a natural muscle relaxant after a workout a healthy idea?

Is taking a natural muscle relaxant after a workout a healthy idea?

Depends on the: Natural muscle relaxant. If you are working out to build muscle, then i would not, as muscle relaxants can decrease post workout muscle metabolism mildly and hypothetically lead to less bulk. I don't know if i totally agree with that, but I have heard other hypothesize that. If your muscles are too sore right after, than you may be working them too hard. Fatigued is okay, sore right after is bad. ...Read more

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Is it be good to take a natural muscle relaxant about 30 minutes after workout?

Is it be good to take a natural muscle relaxant about 30 minutes after workout?

It'll be better if: You would take the meds to your pcp and let him see them and read about them.It might have something that you might be sensitive to, or have had side effects from etc.. So show it to some one who knows you or has access to your file. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is a good diet for gaining muscle mass?

What is a good diet for gaining muscle mass?

Well balanced diet: A well balanced diet with adequate sources of protein will help gain muscle mass. You must take in enough calories and protein. You must also stay hydrated. ...Read more

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Whats a good medicine for muscle soreness?

Whats a good medicine for muscle soreness?

Movement: It depends on which muscles are sore and when they are sore. If they only ache a day or two after strenous exercise, this is called delayed onset muscle soreness- doms- and is completely normal. Generalized achiness responds best to exercise- increased blood flow to the muscles brings them more oxygen. Stretching, ice, and heat can also help. See your doctor if not improving. ...Read more

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What is the best diet for building stronger muscles?

Stronger muscles: The best diet is for building muscles is one high in protein: 2-3 grams per lb. That being said you need to exercise with progressive resistance weights. I recommend increasing the weight for each set. I also think it is best to work out two body parts in your workout session: ex: chest and triceps. Also it is best to eat about 5 meals a day. I have an apple or a protein shake between meals. ...Read more

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What is a good way to alleviate muscle pains in one day?

What is a good way to alleviate muscle pains in one day?

That might be impos-: Sible to achieve. It would depend upon the severity and extent of the injury. Rice ( = rest, ice, compression and elevation) + nsaids, muscle relaxers would all help to alleviate the symptoms in the first 3-4 days; and later replace ice with a heat pad 3 x a day to help. Unless its a very minor injury which might get relieved in a day, but generally it takes 4-5 days time. ...Read more

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What is the best thing to do for a bad muscle strain, or extreme muscle soreness?

What is the best thing to do for a bad muscle strain, or extreme muscle soreness?

Rest/Fluids/hydrate: Along with rest, it's important to drink lots of fluids and stay well hydrated when recouping from a strain or sore muscles. Being dehydrated will make it harder for your body to flush out the Lactic Acid and other chemicals that cause the soreness. Being well hydrated will also make it easier for your body to heal more quickly on its own. ...Read more

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