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relaxant

 [re-lak´sant]
1. causing relaxation.
2. an agent that causes relaxation.
muscle relaxant an agent that specifically aids in reducing muscle tension.

re·lax·ant

(rē-lak'sănt),
1. Relaxing; causing relaxation; reducing tension, especially muscular tension.
2. An agent that reduces muscular tension or produces skeletal muscle paralysis, usually referred to as a muscle relaxant.

relaxant

(rĭ-lăk′sənt)
n.
A drug that causes muscle relaxation.

re·lax′ant adj.

relaxant

An agent that reduces tension. See Muscle relaxant.

re·lax·ant

(rĕ-lak'sănt)
1. Causing relaxation; reducing tension, especially muscular tension.
2. An agent that reduces muscular tension or produces skeletal muscle paralysis, usually referred to as a muscle relaxant.

relaxant

Anything, but especially a drug, that induces muscle relaxation or relieves tension. Relaxant drugs are widely used in general anaesthesia so as to avoid the necessity for deep levels of unconsciousness. They include TUBOCURARINE, SUXAMETHONIUM and DANTROLINE.

re·lax·ant

(rĕ-lak'sănt)
1. Relaxing; reducing tension.
2. An agent that reduces muscular tension or produces skeletal muscle paralysis.

Patient discussion about relaxant

Q. I become quite normal when relaxed but I am not able to do so. I don’t know how to make myself happy? I am a normal person but some of my action due to continuous stress is making me to think as If I am a lunatic. I cannot tolerate the stress and it makes me to drink a lot of alcohol. This takes a lot of energy out of me and I eat heavily. My love for snacks and grilled chicken has increased now and I feel satisfied when I eat them and I feel relaxed too. Sometimes I tend to tear everything near to me and run away. I become quite normal when relaxed but I am not able to do so. I don’t know what to do and how to make myself happy.

A. The stress must be controlled or else it will ruin your physical, mental and emotional wellbeing. You are eating a lot of junks and alcohol and this will pile up the problem. You must meet a doctor but try my tips before that. Try to go for meditation classes. Go for some sports or exercise. Have a very good sleep as it’s a big buster. Limit on any drugs if you are taking. Think what makes you stressed up. Find a way to solve it. Talk to someone if you cannot find a solution. If no one can suggest you better then meet a doctor for the help.
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Q. I need to know how to get rid of stress, can someone help? because either i am stressing about a project or something about school or im just stressed about life in general. Please help me and no negative comments.

A. 1.Take a deep breath. This is your first, most immediate defense against stress. If you can get in the habit of pausing and taking a nice, deep breath every time you feel stress beginning to take hold, you'll have won half the battle just by preventing it from taking over.
2.Communicate. Whether you talk to a friend or talk to your cat, getting it off your chest will help a lot. If you don't feel like talking about it, write it down. Keep a journal and write down whatever it is that's bothering you. Writing is a therapy of its own.
3.Laugh. Rediscover your sense of humor by making fun of your situation. View it from your future self's perspective, telling this story to a bunch of your friends over pizza and soda. Crack some jokes. Do your goofiest impression. Tickle a child that you love. Laughter, whether it's yours or someone else's, is the best medicine--and it's contagious!
For complete article :http://www.wikihow.com/Relieve-Stress
Hope this helps.

Q. Is “domestic violence” can be considered a medical issue? Is it curable? My partner is showing scary signs of violence…can it be treated with some sort of medication?

A. you can also tyr to get him into an anger management class,that might also help both of you.

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have glycomimetic and GABA-mimetic activity, therefore shows muscle relaxant action.
Neither drugs reversing the effects of the muscle relaxants nor monitoring of neuromuscular function during anesthesia to make sure that the muscle function is completely recovered did change the respiratory outcome.
A recent metaanalysis suggested that surgical space conditions were optimal or good in the majority of the cases where deep neuromuscular block was administered as compared to moderate and shallow block or no relaxant at all (4).
Some authors prefer general anesthesia without muscle relaxants (Ju-Mei, 2006; Kiran, Choudhury, Saxena, & Kapoor, 2000) with inhaled agents for inducing neuromuscular blockade (Nilsson & Muller, 1990; Nishi, Nakagawa, Komatsu, Natsuyama, & Tanaka, 1993).
Suxamethonium chloride, a depolarizing muscle relaxant due to its quick onset of action and excellent intubating conditions has remained a muscle relaxant of choice for endotracheal intubation for years together not only in planned surgeries but also in emergency surgeries.
Guild reported in the Lancet (8) the use of muscle relaxants in hypertonus.
The question is: should muscle relaxants be used or not?
Among patients with acute nonspecific mechanical LBP, the most frequent pharmacological approach is the admin istration (or self-administration) of paracetamol, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) and skeletal muscle relaxants. The rationale for using muscle relaxants is that spine muscles contraction may produce clinical disability by interfering with posture, motor capacity, nursing or daily living activities.
According to prescribing patterns, it appears that muscle relaxants are among the most effective medications for back pain, but they're more effective when used in combination with other medications.
I began to make good progress with regular back stretching exercises, acupuncture, muscle relaxants, anti-inflammatories and chiropractic adjustments.