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strength

(strength),
1. The quality of being strong or powerful.
2. The degree of intensity.
3. The property of materials by which they endure the application of force without yielding or breaking.

strength

Neurology The amount of force that a person can exert. See Back extensor strength, Ego strength, Hand grip strength Psychology The ability to withstand mental stress.

strength

(strengkth)
1. Ability to exert force against resistance.
2. The degree of intensity.
3. The property of materials by which they endure the application of force without yielding or breaking.

strength

(strengkth)
1. The quality of being powerful.
2. Degree of intensity.
3. The property of materials by which they endure the application of force without yielding.

Patient discussion about strength

Q. How can one with fibromyalgia build muscle strength? What is the best way to build muscle (core and upper body, especially) when one has fibromyalgia and suffers from 24 to 48 hours of severe spasm and pain in the shoulders and neck whenever any lifting (with arms or of the upper torso against gravity) is done?

A. i found this site VERY useful:
http://ncpad.org/disability/fact_sheet.php?sheet=191
good luck!

Q. Is strength training safe for children? Hi friends, this is my 4th question in this community. Here is my next one: I've always heard that resistance training will ''stunt a child's growth.'' Now, I hear it may be advisable for children to strength train. Is strength training safe for children?

A. well said above. i share the same sentiments.

Q. hey there ... what vitamins should i take and are recommended for the winter time ... to strength my health

A. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) offers some excellent methods to strengthen your immune system to ward off potential colds.

The most commonly used formula is call Yu Ping Feng Wan (Jade Screen Pill), and it available over-the-counter at most Chinese herb shops and through an Acupuncturist or Chinese herbalist.

You can read more about using traditional Chinese medicine for common colds in this article:
http://www.altmd.com/Articles/TCM-for-Common-Colds

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She has been a tower of strength to me and what I would have done without her, I do not know."
Some may have suffered through sickness, injury or family loss or may have been a tower of strength to others in times of trouble, helping those less fortunate than themselves.
"Although his passing is a sad day for us, every member of the unit counts themselves privileged to have known such a tower of strength and we all are deeply honoured to have served alongside him.
The school and its staff have been a tower of strength to my daughters over the years.
People have been very kind and everyone in the community a tower of strength.'
A family friend said: "The girls are very close and Saskia has been a tower of strength. Even when Saskia has been filming in Scotland, she's been in constant touch with Karen."
I'm ambitious and, with the backing of Layla who's a tower of strength, I think we can take things to the next level."
Arguelles is his usual tower of strength, and the rhythm team are on the button throughout.
She died four weeks ago and they have been a tower of strength to their son in law and his two children.
The rugged Williams - a Gloucester schoolmaster - proved to be a tower of strength in the contact area, carried the ball with purpose and tackled everything that moved with great gusto.
My dad John Fallon has been a tower of strength over some difficult years.
Mark Creighton proved a tower of strength in Harriers' defence, blocking out goalbound efforts from D'Sane and Tim Sills.