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Massage: Infancy massage, infant massage instructor, pediatric massage
infant massage instructor, pediatric massage, massage program: Hello Barbara, Thank you for your email and interest in working with infants in the hospital based Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Typically, one first step to take is becoming an infant massage instructor. An infant massage instructor does not provide...

Massage: Infant Massage, apricot kernal oil, dish detergent
apricot kernal oil, dish detergent, infant massage: Greetings Jim. Some oils, safflower among them, can have an odd odor, especially after being heated in a dryer. Have you tried treating the stains with dish detergent? I found that that can help cut any stains and odors from the oils. I use a lot and cover...

Massage: Infant Massage, oil stains, massage supply
oil stains, massage supply, infant massage: Hi! Congratulations for discovering infant massage. You son will benefit greatly from your wonderful touch and his regular massages. Also, welcome to the world of massage therapy. You ve discovered probably the number one issue that we are constantly addressing--oil-stained...

Massage: Infection and Massage, deep tissue massage, full body massage
deep tissue massage, full body massage, mouth abcess: Greetings Sue. It is always better to be safe than sorry. In this case, it was fine for her to recieve a massage. Antibiotics, especially ones that are taken for one week, are very powerful, and are intended to wipe out all infection; if any bacteria are left,...

Massage: Injuries, natural anti inflamatory, cortisal
natural anti inflamatory, cortisal, plantar fasciaitis: Hello Meg, thank you for your question. It sounds like you have what s commonly called runners foot (plantar fasciaitis). It is a very strong tendon running from the ankle to the big bottom of the 1st metatarsal (big toe bone) on the bottom of the foot....

Massage: Interview!, health and physical education, anatomy and physiology
health and physical education, anatomy and physiology, homework questions: Hello Sirat, Normally I do not answer what appear to be homework questions, but yours seem to be simple enough to be answered simply. 1) Massage therapy is a very enjoyable hands-on profession which, in most instances, allows a practitioner the luxury...

Massage: indications and contraindications of deep tissue massage, deep vein thrombosis, deep tissue massage
deep vein thrombosis, deep tissue massage, ligaments and tendons: Greetings Lilia. There are several contraindications (CI) for deep tissue massage. Many of them are similar to CIs for any form of massage. Any contagious illness, from a cold to hepatitis, makes any massage CI; there is too great a risk of contagion. Diseases...

Massage: infant massage, childbirth org, infant massage
childbirth org, infant massage, massage therapist: Thanks for your inquiry, Amy. To begin with, I have included three webpages which should keep you busy for a while in your search for information on infant massage. http://www.childbirth.org/articles/baby/infantmassage.html http://www.childbirthsolutions.com/articles/postpartum/infantmassage/index.php...

Massage: information on contraindication for massage to MS patients, rigid muscles, joint stiffness
rigid muscles, joint stiffness, contraindications for massage: Hi hun, sorry it took me so long. Lots of working and stuff like that. Conraindications for MS would be no hot/ cold treatments. So no using hot packs or ice packs one normal temperature. Massages should be short in duration. This is the summary I have....

Massage: Job, physiology anatomy, anatomy and physiology
physiology anatomy, anatomy and physiology, bad lawyers: Greetings Clarence- Some background information... this is a major question and a very good question. Massage as an industry has many good and bad features-like a lot of industries. For instance, there are good and bad lawyers, judges, accountants, school...

Massage: The Job, physiology anatomy, fast food chains
physiology anatomy, fast food chains, massage type: Greetings Clarence-Training involves learning Anatomy and Physiology, (Anatomy is what it is) (Physiology is what it does). Learning the various techniques of the massage type which you shall be specialising in. The swedish system is virtually the oldest...

Massage: Kidney Dialyisis, accupressure points, pain tolerance
accupressure points, pain tolerance, foot massage: Thank you for your inquiry, Jean. You are correct that all these conditions are contraindicated for massage. First and foremost you should get his Doctor s permission for any application before proceeding. Have you considered Reflexology? Men and women...

Massage: Knot, muscle knots, muscles of the body
muscle knots, muscles of the body, myofascial trigger points: Thanks for your inquiry, Jennifer. The phenomenon of muscle knots is not uncommon. Essentially, muscle knots are sections within the various muscles of the body that have constricted and create pain that is consistent. The condition is common enough to...

Massage: Knots through both my legs, acupuncture treatments, massage practitioners
acupuncture treatments, massage practitioners, medical matter: Good afternoon Marco. Thank you for your question. Firstly, you are far too young to have crusciate ligament troubles. It is very rare for somebody to have such troubles without major trauma. Secondly, the major issue here is why did you have surgery on...

Massage: knee pain, muscle attachment, hello doctor
muscle attachment, hello doctor, sportsperson: Hello, Chandan, The patella is your kneecap so it sounds like the muscle attachment just below it might be too tight. It could also be something else entirely. I don t give out my email address and sending a picture would not be helpful in any case....

Massage: knee, soft tissue injuries, knee joint
soft tissue injuries, knee joint, hi thanks: Greetings again, Amir. I am not sure if the leak would stop by itself. Unless it is small, surgery might be the only way to stop the leak. You can usually see fluid in the MRI as a dark spot. There is no sign of it outside of the knee, although there can be...

Massage: knots on shin bone, shin bone, pressure increases
shin bone, pressure increases, upper leg: I think you re talking about a vein, not a nerve, unless when you pluck it like a musical instrument string it twangs like your funny bone in your elbow.... ? The veins in the shin will bulge when you squat, as abdominal pressure increases and the drainage...

Massage: knots, muscle fibers, connective tissue
muscle fibers, connective tissue, knots: Hi Katie :) Knots can be either very tight bundles of muscle fibers that are palpable with the fingers, or adhesions / restictions in fascia /connective tissue. Generally knots are muscular but sometime people call any lumpy thing under the skin a...

Massage: would you let me know what I should do, massage therapy school, relaxation massage
massage therapy school, relaxation massage, massage massage: Hi, David. I m not sure what type of medical practitioner you are, so this may or may not be helpful-but here goes. As far as disease and pathology-the book The Massage Therapist s Guide to Pathology (the title may differ slightly, but if you go to Amazon...

Massage: Lactic Acid build up in the muscles, aerobic metabolism, muscle contraction
aerobic metabolism, muscle contraction, muscular tension: Greetings Susan, and I am so sorry for the delay in answering. Lactic acid is indeed due, in part, to constant muscle contraction. Lactic acid is created when the muscle burns sugars (in whatever form) without the presence of oxygen, a process called anearobic...

Massage: large knots in lower back, poor posture, active woman
poor posture, active woman, massage therapist: Thanks for you inquiry, Elaine. First thing you should do is ask yourself, Do I remember any injury in the past that might cause this to flare up now? As a young, physically active woman, Am I physically stretching my body every day to maintain flexibility?...

Massage: latent tigger points, medical classics, illium
medical classics, illium, iliopsoas: Hi, Jii. In my experience, both practical and schooling, I have never had a client with the symptoms you describe not be able to have a knowledgable therapist relieve those trigger points in the QLs, lower lumbars, gluteals, iliopsoas and so on. Many of...

Massage: latent tigger points, aaron mattes, medical classics
aaron mattes, medical classics, antagonist muscle: Thank you for your question(s), Jii. As to which muscles to stretch first, IMHO I would suggest you start with the antagonist muscle(s) as it/they are usually the most resistant (antagonist) and once they are more stretched and relaxed, it will allow more...

Massage: linimints and lubricants, oil lubricant, medicinal fluid
oil lubricant, medicinal fluid, homework questions: Thanks for the inquiry, Annie. You caught me on a good, empathetic night as I normally do not answer homework questions, but this one appeared to be easy so.... First, a liniment is defined as A medicinal fluid rubbed into the skin to soothe pain or...

Massage: low blood pressure, full body massage, low blood pressure
full body massage, low blood pressure, massage practitioner: Good evening Laraine. Sorry to have taken so long to answer your question-I was away for the weekend. Massage and low blood pressure-my only experience that I have had with this is excellent to lower blood pressure. My model was a medical student. He took...

Massage: lymphoma and massage therapy, contraindications, type of cancer, massage therapy
type of cancer, massage therapy, remission: Hi Evelyn, When it comes to any type of cancer, the rule isl unless approved by the client s doctor massage is contraindicated until the client is in remission for 6 years. Massage moves fluids around and in this case it may also spread disease. I hope...

Massage: MASSAGE AND MS, legs and feet, foot massage
legs and feet, foot massage, numb feet: Good afternoon Sarah. Thank you for your question. I have to choose my words with care here. If you client has numb feet and legs-do not attempt any further treatments. Advice the client in the strongest terms possible to see a doctor immediately. The...

Massage: Massage, muscle massage, strong girls
muscle massage, strong girls, certified massage therapists: Hello, Johnny. During your massage, if you feel that the therapist is using too much pressure, it s best to tell them that it is too much. Discuss with them the technique they are using and why-so that you will be more comfortable and not worry about the...

Massage: Massage, arnica gel, warm compresses
arnica gel, warm compresses, blade area: Thanks for the inquiry, Rachel. Numerous factors to consider in your description. Was this your first ever massage?....if not, your previous one was how long ago? ....the shoulder blade up to the neck area is a bothersome area for most people and a massage...

Massage: Massage, chemo treatments, textbook answer
chemo treatments, textbook answer, massage treatment: Hi Niamh, The CIs for massage along this line are intuitive and you ll be more of an expert in this way than the MT in all likelihood. Generally, a precaution would exist instead of a CI: -psychotropics are a caution because of the extreme sensory...

Massage: Massage, hot stone massage, swedish massage
hot stone massage, swedish massage, modalities: Hi Kelley, sorry for the delay, I ve been under the weather. There is no reason why not to massage the abs, especially with Swedish and Hot Stone massage since they are such gentle modalities. Perhaps the therapist you see considers the abs less of a priority...

Massage: Massage?, bust groin, massage clinic
bust groin, massage clinic, ingrown hair: Thanks for your inquiry, Brandon. Are there any more details about the surgery to remove a ingrown hair from the client, i.e., location on her body where the surgery was performed? Did it involve more than the mere ingrown hair? What was your therapist...

Massage: Massage, rheumatic nodules, rheumatoid arthritis
rheumatic nodules, rheumatoid arthritis, question michael: Thanks for your inquiry, Kitty. Yes, Rheumatic nodules (small, painless bumps that appear around fingers, elbows, and other pressure-bearing areas) are common indicators of the disease in the subacute stage and only the subacute stage of Rheumatoid arthritis...

Massage: Back Massage, Black out and gag reflex, gag reflex, muscle belly
gag reflex, muscle belly, shoulder blade: Alice, Alice, Occasionally, I ve heard of someone having work done, say, in a sitting or standing position instead of lying down AND also in a good deal of pain and/or stress have similiar symptoms (as described by you). I do not know of any specific...

Massage: Massage & Broken Bones, indictor, broken bones
indictor, broken bones, case thanks: Greetings again, Mary-Anne (I hope this is the same person). It all really depends on how well the client is healing and the area the break occured. If your client was moving around easily, without a cast or bandage, then massage is fine. I would be extremely...

Massage: Massage in Compromised /Marginalized Areas, mental health areas, drug addiction recovery
mental health areas, drug addiction recovery, store memories: Greetings Liz. I am not exactly sure that I understand your question, but I will answer what I think that you are asking. If I get it wrong, please write back with more details. To the best of my knowledge, massage is not being used much in mental health....

Massage: Massage - Contra-indication, scar tissues, low blood pressure
scar tissues, low blood pressure, heart diseases: Thanks for your inquiry, jainie. IMHO, as a non-medical doctor, but rather even as an experienced massage therapist, in most cases these conditions are not any that would be easily recognizable during a normal massage session. Instead I would leave it...

Massage: Massage Contra-indications, nausea pregnancy, irritable bowel syndrome
nausea pregnancy, irritable bowel syndrome, massage course: Greetings Andrew. Pregnancy does not really contraindicate (CI) massage; it does modify how a massage should be done, though. While they can still lie normally on their stomach, the massage is like any other. When they are no longer able to lie face down,...

Massage: Is Massage Contraindicated, circulatory massage, pressure massage
circulatory massage, pressure massage, leaky valves: Lesley, In my humble opinion, not being a licensed medical doctor/practitioner, I would recommend that you suggest that your client get the prior written approval of her attending physician on his/her letterhead to provide massage with the leaky valve...

Massage: Massage Contraindications, natural pain killers, muscle wastage
natural pain killers, muscle wastage, spastic muscles: Greetings Donna, and thanks! Now, if only the whole world listened, there d be no more problems! ;-) There are no contraindications (CIs) for people with those types of conditions, as long as they have enough vitality to handle the massage. It can be a...

Massage: Massage Couch, massage couch, pivot hinge
massage couch, pivot hinge, wooden legs: Greetings Lillian. 17.5 kg, or about 39 pounds to those of us not on the metric system, is not that heavy to be portable. They are bulky, take some getting used to, and you have to be very good about taking care of yourself. Stretches, altering the side you...

Massage: Massage for children with special needs, clinical massage therapy, infant massage instructor
clinical massage therapy, infant massage instructor, working with children with special needs: Hello Becki, Thank you for your email and your generosity of wanting to provide massage therapy to children with special needs. This can at times be quite a difficult field. The modalities I commonly use are a bit of intuition and a great variety of adaptations...

Massage: Massage and chiropractors, retail bookstore, origin points
retail bookstore, origin points, book source: The very best book source I know that details all this information for easy study is Illustrated Essentials of Musculoskeletal Anatomy by Sieg & Adams. If you can t find it at your local library or retail bookstore, you can get it at this website: http://search.barnesandnoble.com/booksearch/results.asp?WRD=Illustrated+Essentials+of+Musculoskeletal+Anatomy&userid=mHu1iOJbsJ...

Massage: Massage with contacts, eye orbits, massage session
eye orbits, massage session, massage table: Thanks for your question, Marge. There are only two reasons that come to my mind for removing contacts during a massage session: 1) Wearing the lenses while laying face down on the massage table s face-cradle could pose an undue or unsafe pressure on...

Massage: Massage contraindication, genetic lung disease, hand reflexology
genetic lung disease, hand reflexology, neck massage: Greetings Robin. In itself, lung disease, either genetic or otherwise, is not contraindicated (CI) for massage. The real question here is how progressed the disease and if the person s general vitality up for the stress of a massage. While it is very good...

Massage: Massage contraindications, massage contraindications, wholistic health
massage contraindications, wholistic health, massage school: Greetings Jeni. This is an especially important area for your therapists to feel comfortable in. For sources, I would try tapping some of the doctors that you clients go to. They would have the medical expertise to answer all of your employees questions....

Massage: Massage contraindications, high risk pregnancy, lymphatic drainage massage
high risk pregnancy, lymphatic drainage massage, massage contraindications: Hello Cassie and thanks for the inquiry. Normally I would not and am not expected to answer homework questions, but I will give these a shot with short answers to the best of my awareness. *Varicose veins-Thrombosis - These veins harbor bloodclots which,...

Massage: Massage contraindications, massage contraindications, muscle tears
massage contraindications, muscle tears, room hope: Greetings again, Michelle. This is not an odd question; this is important to know both in case you ever encounter it, and to get a better understanding behind the reasons for CI. A person under the influence, be it drugs or alcohol, is in an altered state...

Massage: Massage and DVT, long haul flights, medical hx
long haul flights, medical hx, absolute contraindication: Hmm... Well, here s the ethical version: -The practitioner s onus is not a harmless treatment, but one in which the patient can make informed choices for themselves. In this case there is a realistic expectation of benefit; the unknown is the risk...

Massage: Massage and Exercise limitations, full body massage, elite athlete
full body massage, elite athlete, exercise limitations: Greetings Michelle-thank you for the question. Whoa-this is a major topic. Massage: does nothing more than aid recovery after training. Massage mimics steriods, physiotherapy, accupuncture. Massage does not do anything more than that. Do not buy into...

Massage: Massage with a hernia, mri cervical spine, inguinal hernia
mri cervical spine, inguinal hernia, back massage: Hello Lucia, A few things I was unclear of: Are you asking if it is OK to do a back massage when you have a suspected hernia? And you mean an inguinal hernia (low in the belly/groin)? If so: It is fine to do back massage with an inguinal hernia,...

Massage: Massage for Lower Back Pain, upper leg pain, brittle bones
upper leg pain, brittle bones, lower back pain: Greetings Medha. Massage does not really do anything for osteoporosis itself, and is not a great idea for someone with osteoporosis, unless it is under control and you use very light pressure. There is a bit of a risk of fracturing brittle bones. Now, if her...

Massage: Massage and a light diet, body posture, body mechanics
body posture, body mechanics, tracy kelly: Greetings Tracey. That is a great place to start with after care advice. There is another reason for this, though: when you eat a large meal, your body will divert blood to the digestive system, away from the muscles. This will counter act one of the effects...

Massage: Massage Mediums, soap powder, fish and chips
soap powder, fish and chips, cook fish: Good morning Sasha Thank you for your question. I am no expert on lubricants. So for what my remarks are worth you-how goes: Oil is liquified fat. The same material fast food shops cook fish and chips in. Look up lipid. Talc is powder. Is very...

Massage: Massage Movements, massage movements, swedish massage
massage movements, swedish massage, tapotement: Thanks for your inquiry, Clare. I hope you were wanting an answer that is clear & concise and straight to the point because that s what you re going to get from me with the following link: http://www.holisticonline.com/massage/mas_techniques.htm I...

Massage: Massage mediums, client benefit, rehabilitation products
client benefit, rehabilitation products, page id: Here is what I could find, Sheree: http://www.cycleweb.co.uk/isis/benefits.htm This second site, although it is thoroughly commercial in its approach, gives some ideas as to why to use the oils, lotions or creams in different situations: http://rehabilitation-products.medical-supplies-equipment-company.com/PPF/page_ID/100/article.asp...

Massage: Massage mediums, mediums, cheers
mediums, cheers, local area: Good morning Sheree Thank you for your question. I am not sure that I understand your question. Can you tell me what exactly it is that you are looking for? Also, most massage sites only give general information. Probably best described as commentary...

Massage: Massage modifications, massage movements, massage massage
massage movements, massage massage, homework questions: Donna, I don t usually do homework questions but since I m a hefty boy myself I ll just give you some pointers on dealing with the bigger clients. Bolstering is the key - treat them like they are pregnant if they have pronounced bellies or very large...

Massage: Massage & Nausea, hand massage, chair massage
hand massage, chair massage, tight neck: Greetings Katie. There are two possibilites that I can think of right off hand. Massage really should never cause nausea, unless stomach work is being done. It probably is not the medications, as you have been on them for 5 years and have had no other problems...

Massage: Massage Oil, aroma oil, aroma oils
aroma oil, aroma oils, massage oil: Hi there, Sure. Firstly, yes, carrier and base oils are the same. Second, there is not a clear ratio of base:essential oil. It really varies but usually within .5-2%. That works out to 1-5 drops in a treatment (20ml, or roughly 4 palmfulls) of oil....

Massage: Massage Oil, aroma oils, complete relaxation
aroma oils, complete relaxation, sesame oils: Hi Dimitrz, I m sure your girlfriend will really appreciate this very nice gift. Usually the best places to start are those that are more neutral, safe. I usually like to start massage on the back or shoulders. Especially in today s world where...

Massage: Massage Oil, aroma therapy massage, aroma oil
aroma therapy massage, aroma oil, aroma oils: I m fine thank you. I ve only ever used one oil per treatment. If I do an aroma therapy massage I mix the aroma oil with unscented oil to dilute the strong smell. I don t know anything about carrier and base oils though. Sorry that s all I can really tell...

Massage: Massage Oil, full body massage, fragrance candles
full body massage, fragrance candles, complete relaxation: Obviously I can only answer this based on my experience as a massage therapist, but I have never used candles during a massage session and would leave that up to you two as to your preferences. Here in the States there is a concern about and apparent risk...

Massage: Massage oils, lavender oil, sports massage
lavender oil, sports massage, touch massage: Thanks for your inquiry, Mike. The ingredients in Prossage Heat are as follows: Safflower Seed oil, Menthol, Lanolin, Lavender Oil . It is distributed by Performance Health Inc. @ 1-866-4-PROSSAGE (1-866-477-6772). The ingredients in Sports Massage...

Massage: Massage & Partially paralysed person, swedish relaxation massage, lmt
swedish relaxation massage, lmt, guidance: Thanks for your question, Xav. The most basic Swedish relaxation massage would probably be in order for this person. Anything more than that would probably require the person s physician recommendation. Hope that gives you appropriate guidance. Michael,...

Massage: Massage Products, avocado oil, holistic therapies
avocado oil, holistic therapies, massage products: Thanks for your inquiry, Helen. I m not quite sure how to answer your question other than to give you the following website and suggest that you glean from it what you can: http://www.indianchampissage.com/champissagehistory.htm I have also found...

Massage: Massage Question, full body massage, swedish strokes
full body massage, swedish strokes, table massage: Greetings Paul, and I am so sorry for the delay in answering. You have chosen a great subject for your project. Typically, the best results are achieved from a one hour, full body massage. A 30 minute table massage is less relaxing but will still lower BP....

Massage: Massage Questions, pathology education, lower back pain
pathology education, lower back pain, hot rocks: Greetings Beryl. Different people do have different ways of doing massage, mostly based on what they were trained in. Sometimes massaging the muscles that surround an area can help relieve pain there - everything in the body is quite closely connected with...

Massage: Massage/Reiki & Back Pain, holistic massage, osteopath
holistic massage, osteopath, medical notes: Thanks for your question, mel. I would say it is fine to offer massage to this person, but it would also be a good idea to ask the osteopath as well. Definition of Osteopath: therapist who manipulates skeleton and muscles. By that definition alone,...

Massage: Massage - specific for lupus patients, circulatory massage, lupus patients
circulatory massage, lupus patients, tense muscles: Thanks for your inquiry, KrisKAPS. In answer to your question re Lupus, I will reiterate that, Energy work during may be supportive and helpful during the flareup periods. Circulatory massage is more appropriate during remission, especially as a treatment...

Massage: Massage Therapy, receptionist service, virtual receptionist
receptionist service, virtual receptionist, massage practitioners: Good morning Tim. Thank you for your question. I apologise for commenting on your question. I am not an advertising expert. I really should have stuck with massage itself. Please accept my apologies and disregard my previous remarks. My remarks were...

Massage: Massage Therapy, female massage, female therapists
female massage, female therapists, strange creatures: Greetings Ashley. Great question, and one I have some experience with, since I am male. There are several reasons that massage is like this. There is, still, a belief that massage therapy is a cover for prostitution. And while this is totally incorrect,...

Massage: Massage therapy, massage therapist, massage therapy
massage therapist, massage therapy, lmt: Thanks for your inquiry, Crystal. Very simply, the first time in 1986 I went to massage school for 10 days to learn the basics and that cost me about $1,000. After that, I would have to approxiamate my investment at about $10,000+. Hope that helps....

Massage: Massage therapy career, american massage therapy, massage therapy association
american massage therapy, massage therapy association, massage therapy career: Thanks for your interesting question, Becka. I believe your friend is correct in trying to determine the stability of a career in massage therapy vs physical therapy. I also believe she probably won t get rich as a massage therapist, but then most people...

Massage: Massage therapy effects on the urinary system, tortora and grabowski, common iliac artery
tortora and grabowski, common iliac artery, anatomy and physiology: Massage moves fluids around in the body, blood to be exact. If you put too much pressure on the kidneys the patient will urinate blood for a week. Too much pressure around the bladder will cause the patient to want to use the facilities. Basically pressure...

Massage: Massage therapy IR and provider status, massage therapist, massage therapy
massage therapist, massage therapy, provider status: Hi John, Thank you for the question-it s a good one! I have to start this by saying that my knowledge, unfortunately is general. Insurance and reimbursement for services varies greatly from state to state. I d say you need to first check with the state...

Massage: Massage therapy, massage therapy, opnion
massage therapy, opnion, first response: Hello Julie, there are many pros to massage therapy. - increases circulation, decreases stress, relieves pain, aids the bodies own healing processes, in creases range of motion in joints, prevents injuries, releases toxins. I m not sure what the cons...

Massage: Massage and toxins, intestinal virus, massage session
intestinal virus, massage session, chair massage: Thanks for your inquiry, Jeff. First of all congratulations on your new acquisition. Second, I hope you have been some professional instruction on how to give your wife and her to you proper chair massage application technique. There are wrong ways and...

Massage: Massage, massage rooms, massage studio
massage rooms, massage studio, honolulu hawaii: Hello Dave, sorry for not getting back to you sooner I have also set up my own exercise and massage studio here in Honolulu, Hawaii. This has been my second week open and many details to complete in the opening. To answer your question about fees, I m charging...

Massage: Massasge contraindication, deep vein thrombosis, cervical spondylitis
deep vein thrombosis, cervical spondylitis, degenerative bone disease: Thanks for your inquiry, Meg. Every therapy has its own set of contraindications and reflexology is no exception. Contraindications means that sometimes a therapy is not recommended for someone with specific problems. Here are some general things to keep...

Massage: Medical Contraindications to Massage - explanation, deep vein thrombosis, medical health care
deep vein thrombosis, medical health care, medical supervision: Greetings Sarah. They may seem overwhelming, but the big key to understanding contraindications is understanding diseases, the body, and how massage affects it. While massage has a multitude of benefits for the body, it can also be extremely taxing on one,...

Massage: Mineral Oil Based Products on the skin, apricot kernal oil, natural plant oils
apricot kernal oil, natural plant oils, arthritic joints: Greetings Lillian. The thought of using mineral oil on skin makes me shudder. Mineral oil is a by product of the production of gasoline from crude oil. It is felt by many, myself included, that this contains too many harsh, toxic substances that could be absorbed...

Massage: MT career, patience and perseverance, massage industry
patience and perseverance, massage industry, massage work: Thanks for your question, Jason. I have two approaches to answer it. First, it probably depends alot on where you live and what distances you are willing to travel to do your massage work and under what environment. Second, as a male entering the massage...

Massage: Muscle Knot, muscle knot, warm compresses
muscle knot, warm compresses, physio therapist: Thank you for your question, Rizwan. First of all, for an apparently, tempermental, recurring condition such as yours, my first recommendation would be to consult your physician for a medical diagnosis before you proceed further as it may be a more serious...

Massage: Muscle nodule?, muscle knot, tendon attachment
muscle knot, tendon attachment, muscle tendon: This is a neat one, Sarah. Here s what I think you re talking about: When muscles are really, really tight for a long time the body lays down a fibro-fatty deposit over it as protection, often right over the muscle/tendon attachment to the bone. They...

Massage: Muscle Strength Test, massage practitioner, massage practitioners
massage practitioner, massage practitioners, strength test: Good afternoon Mike. Thank you for your question. The variables first. How old are you? If you have biceps pain-why are you approaching a massage practitioner for treatment? What experience have you had with treatments from massage practitioners in...

Massage: Muscles involved in a Hernia, inguinal hernia, tight muscles
inguinal hernia, tight muscles, massage course: Greetings. I am not exactly sure of the question because of the typo, but I will tell you what I know. If this doesn t answer your question, please feel free to write back for more information. Muscles don t have a lot to do directly with hernias. A hernia...

Massage: Muscles after massage, sore muscles, swedish massage
sore muscles, swedish massage, new attitude: Hi Cath, Thanks for the question(s). Because you are just starting out on (your) student course of swedish massage... , I am curious as to what technique you used to treat your friend to try to relieve her knotted shoulders. The soreness she is feeling...

Massage: marketing, wealthy areas, massage therapy
wealthy areas, massage therapy, business area: Marie, I m not sure I understand your question but it looks like you are asking what the standard rates for massage therapy are? They vary by location. For instance here in Atlanta, GA average rates are between $50 -$100 an hour depending on how close to...

Massage: massage, sprain, fracture
sprain, fracture, bodywork: Lizzi - A fracture or sprain is a local contraindication - meaning that you can t massage directly on the injury site. The reason will be obvious when you consider for a moment that the site is already painful and injured so pushing and tapping and pulling...

Massage: massage, deep tissue massage, question michael
deep tissue massage, question michael, lmt: Thanks for your inquiry, Greg. Here s how I see it: It sounds like your typical MDTM* The therapist goes in deep; you, the client, tense because of the pain; the therapist goes in deeper and harder; then you tense even more, now gritting your teeth...

Massage: massage, indian head massage, asap thanks
indian head massage, asap thanks, treatment time: Thanks for your inquiry, Sarah. I m not sure that I understand your question. Are you asking, How would I adapt indian head massage to the 4 listed contraindications? or How would I provide massage for 4 listed contraindications within the treatment...

Massage: about massage, deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism
deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, leg veins: Thanks for the inquiry, Patil. DVT, as you refer to it, or Deep Vein Thrombosis refers to inflammation of a deeper leg veins caused by clots, specifically the popliteal, femoral, and iliac veins. DVT contraindicate any kind of bodywork that may disrupt...

Massage: massage, taking blood pressure, stable internal environment
taking blood pressure, stable internal environment, circulatory massage: Thanks for your inquiry, Sandra. Otherwise known as Hypertension, it is defined as blood pressure persistently elevated above 140mm Hg systolic and/or 90mm Hg diastolic. If a client knows that he or she has high blood pressure but is NOT required to...

Massage: massage and allergies, massage sessions, coconut oil
massage sessions, coconut oil, baby oil: I m not sure what you mean by feeling weird because I don t know the signs and symptoms. Deep massage won t hurt your client at all. Try using something like an unscented baby oil or coconut oil. I hope this helps. Let me know if you have any other questions....

Massage: massage/books, barnes and noble, massage books
barnes and noble, massage books, mel cash: Greetings Carlos. It is very hard to find books on this subject. I did a search on Barnes and Noble, and came up with a few titles. I have not read them, so I cannot tell you how accurate they are, but they should give you a good place to start. 1. Recognizing...

Massage: massage boundaries with client, rectal thermometers, rectal thermometer
rectal thermometers, rectal thermometer, complimentary practitioners: Hi there Daniel. Thank you for your question. I don t know which country you live in-but I m afraid what Hans is up is definitely not massage. Rectal thermometers are the sole realm of the medical profession and definitely not complimentary practitioners....

Massage: massage boundaries with client, rectal thermometer, massage therapist
rectal thermometer, massage therapist, aka george: Thanks for your inquiry, Daniel. I have to admit this is the very first time I ve EVER been addressed as George , but I ll answer your question anyway. Just curious as to where Hans checks her temperature with a rectal thermometer, in her rectum (as it...

Massage: massage for cancer patients, massage for cancer patients, hacettepe university
massage for cancer patients, hacettepe university, business adress: Greetings Rabia. I would be very happy to talk to you about your study. It seems that it used to be that any cancer contraindicated massage. Then there came a period of a lot of debate. One side says that since massage stimulates both the circulatory and lymphatic...

Massage: massage for children with special needs, tina allen, children with special needs
tina allen, children with special needs, massage therapist: Hello Stephanie, Thank you for your question. Training to provide massage therapy for children with special healthcare needs is not offered in very many locations. There are some individual courses which focus on working with children with a specific...

Massage: massage contra-indications re strokes, full body massage, intake interview
full body massage, intake interview, blood thinners: Greetings Liz. You can give the client a full body massage. The only thing that you have to worry about is bruising. During your intake interview, find out how easily she bruises; is she so sensitive that she will bruise for no reason, does she hardly ever...

Massage: massage contraindication, metal implants, metal pins
metal implants, metal pins, screw head: Hi Julia, The main reason is for mechanical irritation and even cutting damage that the metal implants cause to the surrounding tissues. They really are delicate at the metal-tissue junction, and the residual inflammation never really does go away. Often,...

Massage: massage contraindications- HIV/AIDS & shingles, massage contraindications, hiv aids
massage contraindications, hiv aids, massage therapist: Hello Jessica! Shingles (Herpes Zoster) for one, is highly painful so you would not want to be putting any pressure on the sores and the client wouldn t want you to either! ;) Second, its very contagious and the last thing you want is to contract it yourself!...

Massage: massage contraindications, massage increases circulation, hand reflexology
massage increases circulation, hand reflexology, massage massage: Greetings Luana. You ask a great question. I ll go by each disorder: Cancer - There is a great deal of debate about if massage is appropriate for cancer. One side says that since massage increases circulation and lymphatic flow, there is a possibility that...

Massage: massage and eating disorders, anorexia bulimia, sports therapist
anorexia bulimia, sports therapist, obestiy: Hi Nikki, What do you know about all these diseases? Take what you know and research what you don t know. Most of the time people that are anorexic or bulimic will not come for massage because they have body issues and don t want to be seen. If you suspect...

Massage: massage on my elderly grandfather, relaxation massage, pain tolerance
relaxation massage, pain tolerance, elderly grandfather: Hi Sarah, Ok so here s the thing. With a diabetic you have to use lighter pressure because they will bruise very easily. Since your grandfather is older you also need to take that into consideration. Older people are more fragile so it helps to ease off...

Massage: massage and emotions, deep tissue massage, somatic psychology
deep tissue massage, somatic psychology, benefits of massage: Greetings Eileen. There is, unfortunately, very little official research done on this phenomenon. Searching the web for massage and emotions, I found a few articles, listed below: http://www.janbrumfitt.co.uk/massageemotions.htm http://www.arvigomassage.com/Touching_The_Core.html...

Massage: massage and emotions, old memories, sexwork
old memories, sexwork, lmt: Thanks for your inquiry, Eileen. See if the following links help you in your quest: http://www.janbrumfitt.co.uk/massageemotions.htm http://www.sexwork.com/subcontents/massage.html (Scroll down to How to receive a massage , Item no. 6) http://www.massagetoday.com/archives/2004/06/06.html...

Massage: massage equitment, massage session, soft soap
massage session, soft soap, neck shoulders: Thanks for your inquiry, Aine. IMHO, most of the answers to each are pretty much self-explanatory: chair/stool is used to save your back and rest while providing massage at least at either end of the table to client s head, neck, shoulders & feet. Also...

Massage: massage for frozen shoulder, frozen shoulder treatment, professional massage therapist
frozen shoulder treatment, professional massage therapist, trigger point massage: Thank you for your question, Betty. You might want to consider Shiatsu massage, or acupuncture, or Trigger-point massage: http://www.ctds.info/frozen_shoulder_treatment.html Do not try this yourself. Work with a professional massage therapist for...

Massage: massage and gymnastic, massage practitioners, benefits of massage
massage practitioners, benefits of massage, sports massage: Good morning Julie. Thank you for your question. You have raised an interesting point. I don t think anybody has written a book about the Philosophy or Psychology of Massage. As for Internet sites-these come and go all the time. Some advice though....

Massage: Does massage help a pneumothorax?, muscle tightness, pneumothorax
muscle tightness, pneumothorax, collapsed lung: Pneumothorax - a collapsed lung due to a breakage in the lung wall - whew! Uncontrolled, it s a life-threatening condition and the person needs to be at an emergency room STAT. Controlled and under a doctor s care, get doctor s go-ahead first. The painful...

Massage: massage/hot tub, alcohol beverages, lmt
alcohol beverages, lmt, beneficial effects: Thank you for your question. Most definitely do your soaking in a hot tub BEFORE receiving a massage and be sure to drink NON-alcohol beverages while you are doing so so as not to become dehydrated by the time you get your massage. I would also suggest...

Massage: massage/hot tub, abby, hot tub
abby, hot tub, knots: Greetings Abby. You can soak before or a massage; either is effective. If you do it before, you begin to increase the circulation, and help the muscles relax a little. I would prefer to soak them afterward. That way the knots have been worked out a bit, and...

Massage: massage after major surgery, foot massage, tissue massage
foot massage, tissue massage, stiff back: Geraldine - Best wishes on your recovery! You should be fine to receive massage after the time frame your doctor advised. If you have any lingering soreness or redness in the affected areas, then the therapist will need to avoid excessive pressure...

Massage: massage mediums, client benefit, rehabilitation products
client benefit, rehabilitation products, sports therapy: Thanks for your inquiry, Nikki. Here is what I could find: http://www.cycleweb.co.uk/isis/benefits.htm This second site, although it is thoroughly commercial in its approach, gives some ideas as to why to use the oils, talc, cream, or sports balm...

Massage: massage move, supine position, massage school
supine position, massage school, prone position: Hi Teresa. I was under the impression that it had no name. Also I was taught it in the supine position not the prone position. Its just lifting the arm over their head and bending the elbow to get the tricep taught. I hope this helps. Have a nice day,...

Massage: massage moves, massage therapy school, fingers and toes
massage therapy school, fingers and toes, shoulder muscles: Emily, I get this question a lot! I can give a description of a few massage therapy moves that might help, but you probably would be better served by purchasing a book on massage techniques (do get one that includes areas NOT to work on or to do light...

Massage: massage nudity, fibrous tissues, massage session
fibrous tissues, massage session, muscle tension: Lynn, Thank you for filling in the blanks. Now, on to your questions.... 1) Is it allowable for clients to choose not to be draped? In most states, it is considered by law to be unprofessional and unethical for a therapist to work on an undraped client....

Massage: massage oil, local drug store, muscle and joint pain
local drug store, muscle and joint pain, st ives: I wouldn t recommened buying oil to moisturize your body for one thing. It stains clothing and anything it touches very easily so I d recommened a extra dry skin lotion. St Ives and Vasaline make wonderful lotions. Oils don t relieve muscle and joint pain...

Massage: massage oil, mustard oil, lavender oil
mustard oil, lavender oil, sports massage: Ok, crossword, I will recommend that you do not consider mustard oil as it can be quite toxic as described in the following Essential Oils for Aromatherapy website: http://12121.hostinguk.com/Guide%20Oils.htm . FYI, I would recommend that you review...

Massage: massage oils, massage lotion, massage oils
massage lotion, massage oils, massage oil: Thanks for your question, Chris. Let me answer it clearly and simply in the following way: IMHO, I prefer using oils when doing massage because it provides a continuous lubricant for my hands on the clients skin which I rarely have to reapply. On the...

Massage: massage oils, apricot seed, jojoba oil
apricot seed, jojoba oil, relaxing massage: Greetings Chris. The reaon that they try to insist on using oil of some sort is that it provides glide during the massage, and is very difficult to do without. For the most part, people s skin is not oily enough to make massage easy. Without oil, they would...

Massage: massage oils, massage oils, massage therapist
massage oils, massage therapist, massage oil: Hi Chris, It depends on the type of massage you are receiving--although all (that I know of) can be done without oil. The reason-mind you I can t speak for everyone-the reason would probably be that it is far easier to give a relaxing, general massage...

Massage: massage after an operation, body massage, intelligent questions
body massage, intelligent questions, adhesions: Greetings Alison. You have asked one of the most intelligent questions I have seen in a while. Deciding when to massage a post-operative client can be tricky, as there is, unfortunately, no set time for the healing of surgeries (or injuries, for that matter)....

Massage: massage for preemies, infant massage lessons, healthy weight gain
infant massage lessons, healthy weight gain, hands and fingers: Hi Sara, Thank you for your question. All babies born prematurely, or at normal gestation, develop at their own unique rate. Which is why all babies are special! Of course, some babies who are born prematurely do appear to have differences in their development...

Massage: massage school, chiropractor clinic, massage school
chiropractor clinic, massage school, massage therapist: I m sorry I really don t know anything about massage in the USA. I wish I could help you further. As far as I understand its about 500 hours down in the USA, but where I m from its 3000 hours. My best advice on massage though that I can answer is that. You...

Massage: massage for sciatica, sciatica pain, three fingers
sciatica pain, three fingers, pain thanks: My recommendations would be to determine if the pain you are having is caused by your muscles, nerves, or bone. Not much a massage can do for bone-pain. Cold compresses would help for nerve-pain or muscle-pain and applying a mentholatum-based balm to either...

Massage: massage and skin infections, relative contraindication, ruth werner
relative contraindication, ruth werner, gestation period: Thanks for the interesting question, Krystal. According to A Massage Therapist s Guide to Pathology by Ruth Werner, pg 9: Fungal infections contraindicate massage in every phase (including the invisible gestation period, which can make it difficult)....

Massage: massage slipped disc, back stretches, delicate condition
back stretches, delicate condition, bulging disk: Greetings Susan, and I appologize fro the delay in answering (I am usually faster than this). Generally, you can massage someone with a slipped or bulging disk, with a few slight modifications. I would definately NOT massage very deep into the muscles surrounding...

Massage: massage and stretch marks, laser surgeries, stretch marks
laser surgeries, stretch marks, scars: Greetings Liz. Massage, unfortunately, does nothing for stretch marks. These are caused when the underlying layer of skin is stretched too much, forming scars. It is said that rose essential oil can help decrease them. Also, dermabrasion, chemical peels, or...

Massage: massage therapy, massage therapy schools, high school diploma
massage therapy schools, high school diploma, becoming a massage therapist: Thank you for your questions, Daniel. The very first thing you need to do is ask yourself, Why do I want to become a massage therapist? . Many young men just out of high school, in the military, etc., think that massage therapy is a great way to meet girls....

Massage: massage therapy, national holistic institute, alexandria school
national holistic institute, alexandria school, physical therapy aide: I ve changed my mind, Marie. Here are as many answers as I can provide at this time and I hope it helps you. 1. Business name: Michael s Mobile Massage, LLC 2. Mobile came the closest to describing my massage service which only travels to the client s...

Massage: massage therapy, lymph drainage massage, national holistic institute
lymph drainage massage, national holistic institute, alexandria school: 21. According to a recent 2002 American Massage Therapy Association study, the following results were gathered and totaled: 43% travel to client locations 33% home-based office 16% office with other massage therapists 30% Private practice solo office...

Massage: massage therapy, massage sessions, massage techniques
massage sessions, massage techniques, massage therapist: 1. How many massage sessions should be expected per day, per week? 2. What massage techniques will I be expected to have training in? 3. What is the massage therapist compensation & will I be an employee or Independent Contractor? 4. What supplies...

Massage: massage therapy and CP patients, cerebral palsy patients, tina allen
cerebral palsy patients, tina allen, extraordinary care: Hello Jordyn, Thank you for your question. I have done some work with pediatric patients who have Cerebral Palsy, as well as trained others to provide massage therapy for these children as well. Are you looking for information on working with children...

Massage: massage therapy treatment, malpractice liability, cold rice
malpractice liability, cold rice, medical diagnosis: IMHO,Leesa, if she is experiencing the severe pain that you are suggesting, first thing I would want to know is what did she do to cause this condition? How long has she had the condition? Before you make a condition any worse as a NEW therapist, you did...

Massage: massage therapy, massage practitioner, world on my shoulders
massage practitioner, world on my shoulders, stone massage: Good afternoon Cathy. Please accept my apologies for taking so long to answer you. I have been carrying the world on my shoulders. Stone Massage. I attended a conference earlier this year where we were given a display of Stone Massage. I was not impressed...

Massage: Can massage make you worse?, headache problems, visceral manipulation
headache problems, visceral manipulation, pinched nerves: Hi, Stephen. I am sorry to hear that you are going through so much pain. I know that lower back/leg pain can be excruciating, especially when you don t know why it is there. In my opinion, massage therapy should be able to help, specifically, myofascial...

Massage: Is there any massage i can..., tiger balm, medical profession
tiger balm, medical profession, anti inflamatory medication: Hi there. Thank you for your question. Shin splints are very difficult to handle and treat. But, here are a few suggestions which may help. Firstly, massage the inflammed area to the best of your ability everyday. Do not use any form of heat. Do not...

Massage: massaging the left side of my breast, anterior muscles, back muscles
anterior muscles, back muscles, clavical: Greetings again, Donella. From what you tell me, it sounds like he was working appropriate areas, if a bit too deep. This is an area that does not recieve much touch, and so it should be properly warmed up and worked on gently. Again, I never work this...

Massage: medical approval, diabetes type 2, massage movements
diabetes type 2, massage movements, malpractice insurance: Thanks for the inquiry, Catherine. This is coincidence, but you are the 2nd consecutive person to ask me this question, only from a different perspective. My answer again is depending on if the client s medical history is relatively clean, you should probably...

Massage: medications and massage, massage therapist, desk reference
massage therapist, desk reference, massage therapy: Hi Vicci, There are a couple of books that might be helpful--one is the Massage Therapist s Guide to Pathology and the other is the Physician s Desk Reference (for drugs). Both can be found at Amazon.com, or you could go to one of the massage therapy...

Massage: meningitis clients, reiki applications, ruth werner
reiki applications, ruth werner, bacterial meningitis: thank you for your inquiry, Grace. Excellent question. To answer your question, I will refer to my Bible in my massage library, aka A Massage Therapist s Guide to Pathology by Ruth Werner, pgs 180 & 182: Meningitis, a contagious and inflammatory...

Massage: minor back pain: Usually posturally related, hip muscles, heavy backpack
hip muscles, heavy backpack, back muscles: Hi Lisa, Great question. Minor back pain is an epidemic in humans! A few quick assumptions - correct me if I m wrong: -You re a student, or sit quite a bit? -Your posture is not perfect? -You re in or close to decent physical shape? In...

Massage: modesty, massage treatment, massage therapist
massage treatment, massage therapist, gentils: Hi Brett, As a massage therapist I was taught that if you are to do a certain treatment near the gentils then you must first ask if your patient is ok with treatment in that are only after you explain to the patient what, where and why you are doing this...

Massage: modification of massage, immune system responses, transverse friction
immune system responses, transverse friction, relaxation massage: Wow, this is a very broad piece of work you have hey! Ok first of all for relaxation massage you want to concentrate on slow gentle movements such as effleurage and petrissage, allowing the person to fully relax and concentrate on how their body feels and...

Massage: modification of massage, contracted muscles, sports therapy
contracted muscles, sports therapy, open wound: Unless they have some sort of open wound you shouldn t have to change anything. People are different in the way that their bodies react to massage so as far as depth and rate goes you need to ask your patient. I m not sure what you mean by slack muscles....

Massage: moles, pigment cells, massage course
pigment cells, massage course, porse: Greetings Alison. It is definately safe to massage moles on the back. They are mearly raised areas of pigment cells, and are benign. We are in a unique position, in that we can help clients know what is going on on a part of the body that they really never...

Massage: muscle knot, muscle knot, gentle strokes
muscle knot, gentle strokes, massage therapist: Greetings James. My short answer: go to a massage therapist! Just kidding. Sustained, single digit pressure is what we use to work knots out. We start by rubbing the area in long, gentle strokes, to warm the tissue and start stretching it out. Once it is warmed...

Massage: muscle knots, muscle knots, muscle spasm treatment
muscle knots, muscle spasm treatment, lmt: Thank you for your question, Heather. Maybe the following two links will answer your question more simply than my explanation: http://vancouvermassage.ca/articles/mps.php http://www.healiohealth.com/muscle-spasm-treatment.html I hope that helps...

Massage: muscle memory?, massage muscle, mail response
massage muscle, mail response, homework question: Hi Jena, In all honesty, normally I do not answer homework question, but in your case I ve decided to provide you with a link to a website which, assuming you read the entire article, probably will give you the answer(s) you are looking for: http://www.ericfrancis.com/issues/0309/healingtouch.html...

Massage: muscle pull?, right rib pain, muscle pull
right rib pain, muscle pull, back massage: Yes and no Holly. The psoas major is a muscle that supports the back. You might be in some pain for a bit yet, but go ahead and try massage. Its going to take a bit for it to heal properly. You might even have to do some exercise rehab that either a doctor,...

Massage: muscle pulled, cold compresses, sports massage
cold compresses, sports massage, light exercise: Satya, Icing is definitely the best thing to do for the first 48 hours of an injury of this type. You are correct in your treatment so far. After 48 hours, I then suggest applying hot/cold compresses. Apply heat for 15 minutes, and then apply ice for...

Massage: muscular tension, nerve impingement, common health problems
nerve impingement, common health problems, muscular back pain: Thank you for your question, Betty. The simplest and most direct answer to your question may be the following: Over 50% of all people suffer often or even regularly from the painful consequences of muscular tension. Tension in the throat, neck, and shoulder...

Massage: myofascial pain syndrome, trigger point therapy, back stiffness
trigger point therapy, back stiffness, plumbing pipe: Greetings Jii. There are a few extra things that you can do yourself. One of the best would be to go to a massage therapist that is trinaed trigger point therapy and myofacial release; they can do it more effeciently and reach the spots that you cannot. They...

Massage: myofascial pain syndrome, clinical massage therapist, back stiffness
clinical massage therapist, back stiffness, plumbing pipe: Thank you for your question, Jii. My answer will be rather short and to the point: In your description, you mention that you have been to over 20 doctors , but you do not state what specialties (General Practitioner, Internal medicine, etc) they practice...

Massage: myofascial pain, back stiffness, exercise regime
back stiffness, exercise regime, plumbing pipe: Hi there. Rarely does one specific technique actually work where others fail. Sometimes, some conditions respond with a variety of treatment and/or techniques. If age is becoming an issue (you are still very young), make sure that you do not stop exercising...

Massage: Naked Thoughts... need suggestions, professional psychologist, sex intimacy
professional psychologist, sex intimacy, naked thoughts: Hi Jon, Just so you know, I m not a professional psychologist (it s been my university study but I haven t taken it the last 3 years of the 7 minimum to do that), and they would definitely have better treatment plans for you. But we do come across many...

Massage: Nausea after massage, massage therapist, massage therapy
massage therapist, massage therapy, happy new year: Hi Janeen, Does your grandmother experience any nausea when she gets out of bed or off the couch? Ask her if when she turns her head (like shoulder checking in a car) if she gets dizzy. Does her massage therapist do any screening tests on her to find...

Massage: NCBTMB, licensing requirement, ncbtmb
licensing requirement, ncbtmb, lmt: thanks for your question, Marie. Not sure what you mean when asking, any websites that accept the NCBTMB as part of the licensing requirement , but the states that do have a licensing requirement are listed at the following link: http://www.amtamassage.org/about/lawstate.html...

Massage: Neck/upper back pain, muscular portion, upper back pain
muscular portion, upper back pain, back muscles: Hi Neil, I ve answered part of your question a few times: exercises to fix the muscular portion. I ve included them below. However, I m a bit suspicious of your pain levels. I would ask your doctor to test you for HLA-27, a simple blood test that...

Massage: Need answer ASAP like tonight!!!!, moist heat, ankle brace
moist heat, ankle brace, lmt: My final recommendation, Bambi, is to get a 2nd medical opinion, i.e. Sports Medicine doctor or Orthopedist, because it sounds to me that you run the risk of doing more damage if it isn t fully healed by now. I would also ask what role do the cysts play in...

Massage: New prospective massage therapy student, massage therapy school, mini interview
massage therapy school, mini interview, massage therapy: Hi Kat, Thank you for your question. As I have never worked for a cruise line or at a resort abroad, I am not 100% sure of their individual requirements. I would suggest that you contact one of the cruise lines you are interested in applying to and ask...

Massage: New prospective massage therapy student, american massage therapy, massage therapy school
american massage therapy, massage therapy school, massage work: Thanks for your inquiry, Kat. Working for cruiselines or resorts abroad can be VERY challenging for a new massage therapist just graduating anew from massage school. I would highly recommend you use the following link: http://cruises.about.com/od/cruiseshipspas/Spas_at_Sea_Cruise_Ship_Spas.htm...

Massage: Nitroglycerin and massage, downward strokes, extreme caution
downward strokes, extreme caution, massage therapist: Greetings Nancy. If a medication dialates the blood vessels, the first thing that comes to mind is to use a light pressure, to help avoid bruising. Dizziness means that they should use extreme caution getting off the table, as they can be lightheaded from...

Massage: neck knot, muscle spasm, occipital region
muscle spasm, occipital region, answering your questions: Thanks for your inquiry, Rosemary. IMHO, it is NOT common to find an egg sized knot in the back of the neck below the occipital region . Instead of answering your questions, Yes or No, I am going to recommend that you see your family doctor for an examination...

Massage: neck pain/knot, heavy weights, muscle failure
heavy weights, muscle failure, hotel beds: Thanks Rosemary; As with other jobs where the arms are held above the head, we become very conscious that the arms hang from the spine, the head. There are a few infamous culprits that you might be mentioning. The Trapezius muscle (see www.wikipedia.org)...

Massage: neck pain, major muscles, dry needling
major muscles, dry needling, massage therapists: When you are hurt it is wrong to exercise that injured body part until it heals. If you want to work out then do it every other day until you feel better, but don t over do it, you need to ease yourself back into it. Massage deals with muscle manipulation....

Massage: neck problems!!, lmt, family physician
lmt, family physician, contractions: Thank you for your inquiry, bia. IMHO, because you have stated you are only 12 yrs old, I will recommend that you advise your parents what is hurting and, as they are responsible for your wellbeing, it is up to them to seek possible help from the family...

Massage: back, neck, right arm strain? numb right hand?, muscle relaxor, nerve involvement
muscle relaxor, nerve involvement, arm strain: Ok, so it seems that you are suggesting that your MD blew you off with giving you a muscle relaxor. At this point, maybe you should consult a chiropractor as it sounds to me (as a non-physician) that you may have some sort of nerve involvement (numbness)...

Massage: neck and shoulder pain, professional massage therapist, neck and shoulder pain
professional massage therapist, neck and shoulder pain, shoulder blade: Thanks for your inquiry, Camilla. As a professional massage therapist, it is not within my work to diagnose any ailments or conditions. I can merely suggest or recommend that you apply ice compresses to the area frequently to reduce any internal swelling/inflamation....

Massage: neck and back, lower back muscles, curvature of the spine
lower back muscles, curvature of the spine, perfect posture: Hi Sara and thank you for your intriguing question. My first opinion and response would be to suggest that you consult with your family doctor and, if not satisfied with his/her answer/diagnosis, then have an examination by a Chiropractor in your area (they...

Massage: In need of advice, lucinda lidell, sandra lousada
lucinda lidell, sandra lousada, being a nursing assistant: Thank you for your question, Ashley. How about checking out www.amazon.com and doing search for massage where I found: The Complete Book of Massage by Clare Maxwell-Hudson (Paperback) New: $13.57 Used: $4.10 The Book Of Massage : The Complete Stepbystep...

Massage: ngh, chemical impurities, body massage
chemical impurities, body massage, invasive nature: thanks for your inquiry, vic. I can think of one MAJOR reason why recent surgery contraindicate(s) body massage . During and after surgery of any kind, your immune system is being compromised by the invasive nature of the surgery which by itself invites...

Massage: Obliques & Postural Release Technique stretch, anterior pelvic tilt, iliacus muscle
anterior pelvic tilt, iliacus muscle, flank pain: In your case, one of the deep core muscles, the iliacus muscle (please look it up in Wikipedia.org, it ll help describe what we re talking about here) seems to be an issue. it s the one that is too short and is cocking your pelvis forward, and overpowering...

Massage: Bekah writes: I have muscle knots that won't go away., muscle knots, full scope
muscle knots, full scope, shoulder blades: Great question. Most of us work at a desk for some part of the day. And most of us don t know the slightest thing about what we re doing to ourselves! In the sitting position in your usual chair, try relaxing every single muscle in your body, and...

Massage: Oil for Infant Massage, infant massage class, local health food store
infant massage class, local health food store, health food store: Hi Yvonne, I am so happy to hear that you have been introduced to the wonderful world of baby massage! In answer to your question, no, grapeseed oil is not the only choice for baby massage. The best oils for baby massage are organic, cold-pressed, edible,...

Massage: Osteoporosis, work focus, energy work
work focus, energy work, osteoporosis: Hello Phillipa, If a client has osteoporosis it is very important not to do work that puts too much pressure on the bones, especially thin ones like the ribs. You should do a bit of research on the condition itself, and you may want to ask for a letter...

Massage: Ouch!!! Upper back and left arm pain., left arm pain, nerve impingement
left arm pain, nerve impingement, left arm pain heart attack: Wow! Maverick symptoms. My first thought would be a bony impingement - perhaps a rib displaced. See a chiropractor. Or have a loved one search your paraspinal muscles for areas that are really tense. That alone can irritate a nerve. It does indeed...

Massage: Ouch!!! Upper back and left arm pain., deep tissue massage, left arm pain
deep tissue massage, left arm pain, nerve impingement: Hi Dennis. That sounds painful! Instead going for a deep tissue massage try and relaxation massage. When a nerve is being compressed (impinged)it either sends a singnal to the brain as either a burning pain or a sharp shooting pain. A burning pain is something...

Massage: osteoporosis, ruth werner, massage therapist
ruth werner, massage therapist, massage therapists: Thanks for your inquiry regarding osteoporosis, Crystal. Quoted from A Massage Therapist s Guide to Pathology by Ruth Werner, pg 77, which should be in every massage therapist s library, In the treatment of clients with osteoporosis, the appropriateness...

Massage: Back Pain, supportive mattress, pain thanks
supportive mattress, pain thanks, sleeping on the floor: So there are two of you involved in this scenario...did the two of you not give their sample mattress a tryout at the store first where you could possibly have noticed a significant difference in support? Again, depending on how long you have had it,...

Massage: Pain between adductors and abs, hip flexor, inguinal hernia
hip flexor, inguinal hernia, illiopsoas: Good question! This is one that has a few red flags associated, so see your doctor to rule them out. First, rule out an inguinal hernia. Your doctor would be the best to ask about this, but feel for any pain or discomfort near the surface of the stomach...

Massage: Pain, soft tissue conditions, painful muscles
soft tissue conditions, painful muscles, poor posture: There are several reasons why massage may be painful. If the tissue has been spasmodic for a period of time, most all modalities will evoke a pain response. Always keep in the back of your mind the emotional condition of the client. Long bouts of pain leave...

Massage: Pediatric Massage for the Special Needs Child, infant massage instructor, pediatric massage
infant massage instructor, pediatric massage, tina allen: Hi Merideth, Are you referring to my two trainings listed on www.liddlekidz.com? If so, both the training in San Francisco in September, and Boulder in October, will be for training to become certified as an infant massage instructor. Yes, there will...

Massage: Physical Problem, doc don, boby
doc don, boby, neurologist: Hi, I am unable to diagnose a problem such as you are having, but it sounds as though it is possibly neurological. Again, I can not diagnose, but do urge you to see a specialist, a neurologist or at least your family doctor if you have one, and have them...

Massage: Piriformis Syndrome, heavy equipment operator, piriformis muscles
heavy equipment operator, piriformis muscles, cortisone injections: Ok, Carol. Thanks for indulging me with the diagnosis explanation because as one of my associate MT s, who is very prominent in the Orthopedics world, suggested: Any time there is a bilateral lower extremity neuropathy such as that, it is a big red flag...

Massage: Piriformis Syndrome, piriformis muscles, gluteus maximus
piriformis muscles, gluteus maximus, sciatic nerve: Sure. --The jumping and twisting sensation is likely the muscle travelling over prominences under the muscle - in this case, could even be the sciatic nerve. Yeowch. 1 in 5 people have the sciatic nerve actually going through the piriformis muscle,...

Massage: Piriformis Syndrome, deep tissue massage, wicked case
deep tissue massage, wicked case, illium: Greetings Rick. Massage and stretching are the best ways to help piriformis syndrome. The therapist should be familiar with this condition, and spend a lot of time massaging the gluteal area. Ideally, you would lay in a prone position, and they would use some...

Massage: PMR??, masage therapist, cranial arteritis
masage therapist, cranial arteritis, auto immune disorder: Wow, I had to look PMR up on WebMD. Here is what they describe it as: Polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) and temporal arteritis (also known as giant cell or cranial arteritis) are inflammatory conditions that sometimes occur together and are thought to be related....

Massage: Possible CIs to Addison's Disease, low blood sugar, orthostatic hypotension
low blood sugar, orthostatic hypotension, adrenal glands: Greetings Lynn. You re right, there are no real sites about Addison s disease and if it CIs massage. One of the best resources that I use is WebMD. It gives you a lot of details about most conditions, and, with a good knowledge of the effects that massage...

Massage: Post-massage discomfort, british columbia canada, onset muscle soreness
british columbia canada, onset muscle soreness, self massage: Is it normal to feel MORE discomfort after a massage? Unfortunately, yes. Muscles have a mind of their own - they re not brilliant, but they do respond. How can muscles respond? Mostly, they get tight, or they loosen. Pain and stiffness increases...

Massage: Pre-Natal Deep Tissue Contraindications, deep tissue massage, correct protocol
deep tissue massage, correct protocol, tissue work: Thanks for your inquiry, Jay. First of all, I highly recommend AGAINST doing it due to the risks involved. Here are just a few at the following website (I suggest you read the entire page): http://www.thebodyworker.com/pregnancycontraindications.html...

Massage: Prenatal massage, pregnancy massage, supine position
pregnancy massage, supine position, prenatal massage: Hello Abriel, Congratulations on your pregnancy! A prenatal massage can be very relaxing and comforting during this time. In answer to your question, no it does not matter which side you lie on during the massage. The most important thing is that you...

Massage: Prenatal Tables, body cushion, stomachs
body cushion, stomachs, webbing: Greetings Joel. While I am not familiar with that brand, I personally love prenatal tables. The last salon that I worked in had one with a cut-out that could be removed, and supported the woman s large belly with webbing. I had clients, some of whom were in...

Massage: PT for TMJ, massage treatments, massage therapist
massage treatments, massage therapist, massage therapy: Greetings. Getting physical therapy is a great treatment for TMJ disorder. There is a difference between physical therapy and massage therapy. In PT, the physical therapist will prescribe and work with you to do exercises. A massage therapist can only suggest...

Massage: Pulmonary Hypertension, ruth werner, pulmonary hypertension
ruth werner, pulmonary hypertension, homework question: Thanks for your inquiry, PJ. FYI, I would usually turn away a question such as this as it appears to be a homework question which we as Experts are not expected to answer; however, my own curiosity was motivated in this case to get an answer so here goes....

Massage: pacemakers, dissatisfied clients, swedish massage
dissatisfied clients, swedish massage, question michael: Joni, IMHO, I still believe that lypossage is a gimmick used by spas mostly just to sell products that promote a specific physical appearance. Unfortunately, to the dismay of the client, they either spend alot of money for too little results or they start...

Massage: pain in the knee, leg length discrepency, professional medical attention
leg length discrepency, professional medical attention, many different things: Good morning Chandan. Everything about you sounds all good. Your weight, height and exercise all sound very good. The first question you must always ask is: why is it in one knee only and not the other? Usually, pain in one knee only indicates that you...

Massage: pain in neck and knots in shoulders, chronic neck and shoulder pain, neck and shoulder pain
chronic neck and shoulder pain, neck and shoulder pain, shoulder blade: Hi Eva, Hun you probably should see a physician. Also it is bad for your body to get chiro and massage on the same day. What happens is if you get them on the same day the body will force itself to contract and protect your body therefore the pain doesn...

Massage: Back pain and numbness in right foot, gluteal muscles, pins and needles
gluteal muscles, pins and needles, sciatic nerve: Greetings Susan. I do think that massage can help. There can be several things going on in your back. There is a large nerve, called the sciatic nerve, that runs out of your lower spine, through the glutes, and down the leg, that is responsible for ennervating...

Massage: palliative care, geriatric massage, massage therapists
geriatric massage, massage therapists, articles index: Thanks for your inquiry, Erica. I believe the following links may have alot of the answers you are looking for & give you ideas at the same time: http://www.massagemag.com/Magazine/2005/issue116/Hopice.php http://www.massagetherapy.com/articles/index.php/article_id/385...

Massage: parraffin dip, helpful bacteria, parrafin wax
helpful bacteria, parrafin wax, dip bowl: Greetings Leesa. This is a very improtant issue when dealing with parrafin. There is a small chance that you will have some bacteria present in the wax after multiple dips. The temperature that the wax is kept at does discourage some germs, but over time can...

Massage: pediatric massage, pediatric massage, tina allen
pediatric massage, tina allen, massage training: Hello Jen, Thank you for your interest in my pediatric massage training. I am planning out my schedule for 2008 and should have a training close to you. Please feel free to contact me directly at tina@liddlekidz.com, and of course you can always visit...

Massage: How do the peole feel after..., peole, own horn
peole, own horn, toot: Greetings Hussein. I think that everyone feels great after getting off of my table. Once in a while I get a client who is not very talkative, and they usually just say that they feel fine. The majority of people tell me that they feel great. Some tell me how...

Massage: physiotherapy, massage therapist, accredited training
massage therapist, accredited training, physiotherapist: Angela - Anyone with accredited training can include that training in their practice, but in order to present oneself as a massage therapist one must be certifed as such. A physiotherapist would have lots of helpful training in anatomy and body movement,...

Massage: piriformis syndrome, piriformis muscles, right lateral position
piriformis muscles, right lateral position, endurance event: Good morning Eva. Thank you for your question. Marathons are an endurance event. That means competition is over a long time. It is not a stamina event-shorter time. If you are experiencing piriformis inflammation, on no account attempt the event. ...

Massage: would you please e-mail me..., birthcontrol, heart problems
birthcontrol, heart problems, health condition: Here are the questions I ask EVERY new client before their massage: Do you have any history of serious heart problems, cancer or diabetes? Do you currently take any prescription medications? (other than possible birthcontrol) Do you have any open...

Massage: please state how a therapists massage treatment would have an effect muscle performance?, c greetings, massage treatment
c greetings, massage treatment, burning sensation: Greetings Christie. Massage is thought to help muscle performance. Sweedish massage, especially petrissage, helps rid the muscle of lactic acid, the toxic by-product that casues the burning sensation after strenuous exercise. That squeezing motion forces out...

Massage: pneumonia &massage, phlegm, tecnic
phlegm, tecnic, pneumonia: Hi there! Massage is contraindicated to any person with a fever, contagious or infectious disease. Yet massage to a client with pneumonia has been found to have its benefits. Tapotements on the back may break up any phlegm that has built up on the clients...

Massage: post neck sprains, professional indemnity insurance, neck sprain
professional indemnity insurance, neck sprain, neck sprains: Good morning Jennifer. Thank you for your question. Just a few points: You say you are in college. Does that mean that you are under 18 years of age? The clearance for massage-have you got that in writing? Do you live in a country where you...

Massage: pregnancy massage, pregnancy massage, prenatal massage
pregnancy massage, prenatal massage, prego pillow: Greetings Leesa! I am so very excited to hear from a future MT. Prenatal massage is one of my favorite styles of massage. I feel that it is the most rewarding treatment in a field already filled with rewards. Just think, you can massage 2 people at once! ...

Massage: prenatal massage, vena cavae, prenatal massage
vena cavae, prenatal massage, sleeping style: Thanks for your inquiry, Kristi. It is now highly recommended, even by the producers of the Body Support System in their product video tape, that massage on a pregnant woman NOT be administered while she is laying on her stomach. The only recommended...

Massage: Back problem, quadratus lumborum, long periods of time
quadratus lumborum, long periods of time, low back strain: Hi Jeff, It s a little tough to say where your troubles start and end based on what you sent me, but in any low back strain I would have the following muscles checked out by a massage therapist (preferably one certified in NMT - Neuromuscular therapy):...

Massage: props, massage magazines, shape ideas
massage magazines, shape ideas, face cradle: Greetings Leesa. There are several things to help the obstetric population. My favorite for doing massages is a pregnancy table, that has a cut-out for the belly. It fits in this hole and is supported by a framework of webbing. I have had women on their...

Massage: QL not responding, jeff charland, robert e mcatee
jeff charland, robert e mcatee, aaron l mattes: Thank you for your question, jii. Try this seated, self-stretch: Sit comfortably, with your spine lengthened. Place a towel or strap under your left foot, and hold the other end in your left hand. Side bend to the left as far as you can, taking up any...

Massage: QL tightness, lumbar lordosis, forward head posture
lumbar lordosis, forward head posture, scolosis: Good afternoon jii. I think I had better direct you to a doctor who is specialised in this area. In Thailand-you might find an American, English or Continental doctor who might be able to help you. You cannot be taught PNF stretching through cyberspace....

Massage: Query, massage tool, female therapists
massage tool, female therapists, massage school: Thank you for your question, Mandi. Obviously as massage therapists, we use our hands in the majority of our work, so yes it is common. Our thumbs can carry the brunt of that work if we lose our focus on the technique(s) we are employing to achieve the...

Massage: Question about Infant massage, association of infant massage, family education classes
association of infant massage, family education classes, international association of infant massage: Hello Courtney, In order to become a Certified Infant Massage Instructor (CIMIģ) you can complete training with the International Association of Infant Massage (IAIMģ). I am an International Trainer with IAIMģ and would be happy to tell you about our training...

Massage: one more questions about babies with special needs, infant massage classes, association of infant massage
infant massage classes, association of infant massage, infant massage therapy: Hi Stephanie, Thank you for your 2nd question! Training to provide massage therapy for babies with special healthcare needs is also not offered in very many locations. One step in getting started with infant massage therapy would be to receive an...

Massage: questions for massage/reiki clients, medical history questionnaire, lincolnshire uk
medical history questionnaire, lincolnshire uk, greatful thanks: Thanks for your question, Tena. Before I start any massage/reiki session, I not only have the client complete an informal Intake (medical history questionnaire) form, but also ask the following questions: Do you have any history of any serious heart...

Massage: Re: spine soreness and sore knot, chiropractor, knot
chiropractor, knot, spine: Hi Kathy, Have you visited a doctor to diagnose the actual cause of the problem? Your regular physician may be able to shed some light on the situation or possibly a chiropractor. Without knowing what the cause is, I am unable to advise how you should...

Massage: Reflexology, thumb joints, international institute of reflexology
thumb joints, international institute of reflexology, massage practice: Thanks for your question regarding Reflexology, Melissa. Although I used to include Reflexology in my massage practice, I have stopped doing it for the passed 2 years due to the wear-and-tear discomfort I was experiencing in my thumb joints. IMHO,...

Massage: Reflexology, massage therapy, constructive feedback
massage therapy, constructive feedback, fellow student: Greetings Amy. The only reason that you might feel bad afterwards is because of the toxins and rubbish that could get released by teh session. It doesn t happen all the time; it ll depend on how much is built up in your system, and how well the session goes....

Massage: Reiki, pinched nerves, neck shoulders
pinched nerves, neck shoulders, jennifer thanks: Thanks for your question, Jennifer. Reiki is a form of energy healing from the Far East, specifically Tibet. The theory is that a Reiki-trained practitioner draws positive energies from the Universal world around us, uses him/herself as a channel/conduit...

Massage: Relevance and Contra-indications for massage, ligaments and tendons, pelvic girdle
ligaments and tendons, pelvic girdle, fingers and toes: You are welcome, Mike. Massage is excellent for pregnant women. There are a few things to be aware of, though. First it is important to understand what a woman s body goes through. One of the amazing things that happens is the increase in production of...

Massage: Reproductive contraindication, male and female reproductive systems, female reproductive systems
male and female reproductive systems, female reproductive systems, contraindications for massage: Greetings Melissa. There are no major contraindications (CIs) for the reproductive system. Massage does not affect any of the reproductive systems, so there are very things that can be harmed by doing massage, and since that area does not get touched, there...

Massage: Rotor cuff - rhomboid area, rotor cuff, would like further information
rotor cuff, would like further information, black pepper: Hi there Denise. Thank you for your question. If I knew the client well-they would know my boundaries and areas of expertise. I would not hesitate to massage one of my own clients regardless of whether or not we suspected a tear. However, I would not...

Massage: radiation therapy, radiation implants, application of radiation
radiation implants, application of radiation, internal radiation: Hi Annette, Thank you for your question. In short massage therapy for cancer patients receiving radiation treatments is contraindicated because of the potential radioactive nature of their bodies. Massage therapy for people with Cancer can be confusing...

Massage: re: massage, article 43, adhesions
article 43, adhesions, lmt: Thanks for your inquiry, Rose. I hope you weren t expecting a simple, hard, and fast answer to your question, because it can t be done here. To determine which condition you have in the knots in your shoulders, you might need to read from the following...

Massage: I am really interested in Reiki, reiki master, time training
reiki master, time training, lmt: Thanks for your inquiry, Dawn. Requirements for Reiki are minimal, although having a desire to heal others and/or being a healer already are favorable. Training for becoming a Reiki Master may have changed or not over the ten years since I went through...

Massage: recovery, stomach muscles, light weights
stomach muscles, light weights, exercise advice: Hi Kim, I hope I can help you out a little bit. Ok, the doctor needs to ok you for massage first. As far as exercising goes start out with some light stretching, and then after you start to get some flexibility back, then start with some light walking,...

Massage: reflexolgy/migrain, dwight c byers, foot reflexology
dwight c byers, foot reflexology, solar plexus: Thanks for your inquiry, Suzanne. Headaches occur in response to certain drugs, physical conditions and even anxiety. The toes represent the head and neck area. The big toe is a study for tension in the head and neck. Try working all through the head and...

Massage: reflexology scientifically proven?, foot massage, body organ
foot massage, body organ, lmt: Thanks for your inquiry on Reflexology, Loise. The best I can offer you is IMHO, no there is nothing scientifically proven that states Reflexology is directly healed a condition, but I will offer you two webpages (which you may have already seen) which may...

Massage: How reflexology works?, massage work, question michael
massage work, question michael, dear michael: Thank you for your question, Frans. I think the best way to answer your question will be to direct you to the following webpage of the Institute of Reflexology for your review: http://www.reflexology-usa.net/facts.htm Hope this answers your question....

Massage: reiki massage, monroe community college, homework questions
monroe community college, homework questions, description techniques: Thank you for your question, Catherine. As a rule, I do not answer homework questions (yes, a student doing a Research paper is homework), but I will give you a link, http://www.earthlit.com/reiki.html, to review to answer your questions. Then go to Google.com/advancedsearch...

Massage: rocks, basalt rocks, banks of the colorado
basalt rocks, banks of the colorado, turkey roaster: Thanks for your inquiry, Chris. Basalt rocks, typically the ones I m familiar with, are collected from the banks of the Colorado River and are known as basalt-lava stones because of their retention qualities. When I work with them, usually I heat them...

Massage: Schizophrenia, medication dosage, ericka
medication dosage, ericka, doing research: Hi Erika, You re getting into a great unwashed area... it s possible that it may help him (maybe a great deal!) but it could also be fairly ineffective... so I d have to pass on a comment. Without doing research on it myself I wouldn t be able to spout...

Massage: Scholiosis, stretched muscles, s curve
stretched muscles, s curve, stetches: Greetings Jana. There are no real contraindications with scoliosis. Massage is acutally indicate d for it! The only thing to avoid are any stetches that twist the body, especially the back. There are enough problems there, and that could cause them to flare...

Massage: Sciatic Pain, acupuncture without needles, accupressure points
acupuncture without needles, accupressure points, quiry: Thanks for your quiry, Joan. I am including a website for your study, http://www.altered-states.net/barry/newsletter150/points.htm , which shows accupressure points to relieve sciatic pain on the right illustration of the 7th row. Always use only the...

Massage: SEVERE LOWER BACK PAIN, l5 s1 disc, disc herniation
l5 s1 disc, disc herniation, lower back pain: Sure Michaela. I ve had sooo much good help from the attendants I ve flown with that it would be a pleasure to help you. The pain pattern sounds neurological (one point) but where is it coming from? You have pressure on a nerve root from the sound of...

Massage: Shifting of ribs: Is this possible?, vancouver bc canada, flank area
vancouver bc canada, flank area, airy fairy: The short answer: Absolutely. It shows even on X-Rays, this is not airy-fairy weirdo talk. Why? A couple main causes. The most likely is muscle tightness. If you re like most North Americans, your Quadratus Lumborum muscle has been sooo tight...

Massage: SI JOINT / piriformis stretch, myofascial pain syndrome, posture correction
myofascial pain syndrome, posture correction, exercise physiology: Greetings, Jii. Your situation makes me laugh (not at you) and cringe, too: it is a classic case of exactly what is wrong with modern medicine. I think that you re right, that many doctors don t even know that much about the area. They also, I think, get stuck...

Massage: Sick after massage, full body massages, gastrointestinal problems
full body massages, gastrointestinal problems, sick to my stomach: Hi Laurinda, In all honesty I have never heard of this. Did you get abdominal massages done with it as well? Some people tend to feel sick after them, but they also have gastrointestinal problems. Also how much pressure did your therapist use? All these...

Massage: Side effects of massage?, deep tissue massage, shannon massage
deep tissue massage, shannon massage, deep emotions: Hi Shannon :) Massage stimulates the part of the nervous system that controls things like the digestion system, and also boosts circulation which can indeed lead to increased urine output after...all that fluid being pushed around has to go somewhere! ;)...

Massage: Skin getting dark with Sesame oil, loving interaction, tina allen
loving interaction, tina allen, edible oils: Hello Ashfaq, Thank you for your question. I am not sure why the oil would be making your daughterís skin dark. I have found grapeseed oil and olive oil to be good choices for massage for children. Both are natural, edible oils which can make them ideal...

Massage: Spa massage therapist/expectations, spa massage, spa environment
spa massage, spa environment, washington dc area: Greetings Josh. Boy, this question makes me laugh and laugh. I currently work in a spa environment, and actually face the same issue. I do not think that it is unreasonable to leave if you have no clients - same goes for the stylists. My boss disagrees, using...

Massage: Sport and Fitness Therapies, anger depression, light weights
anger depression, light weights, massage treatment: It sounds to me like your client is stuck in the DADA syndrome. DADA is Denial, Anger, Depression, and Acceptance. Your client is in the first stage; Denial. Coming from an athletic perspective I totally understand their frustration, but at the same time I...

Massage: Sports massage, sports massage, bad reputation
sports massage, bad reputation, desireable: Good morning Francesca. Ok, this is going to be long. At 19 years of age-I doubt that you would be street-wise enough to handle massaging males of various ages. You are very young and some experiences may not be all that desireable. Only you can decide...

Massage: Steam & Sauna Benefits, steam sauna, oil absorption
steam sauna, oil absorption, sauna benefits: Greetings Rutu. I will try to answer all of your questions in the order you asked them. Forgive me if I jump around a bit with the answers, though, as some things just naturally go together. I am unsure exactly of the temperatures for both saunas and steam...

Massage: Stone massage, basalt rocks, tight muscles
basalt rocks, tight muscles, stone massage: Great tool for massage. -The heat dilates blood vessels really locally. The weight, and the rigidity of the stone, allow driving of blood out of the tissue temporarily. Those three add to a GREAT prolonged increase in blood flow to local tight muscles....

Massage: Stroke patients, deep vein thrombosis, scalp massage
deep vein thrombosis, scalp massage, medical massage: Ooooo, this can get really long, but I don t want to go there. Generally, I d OK a gentle Swedish massage for the placebo effect. There would be no CI s I can think of. Emphasize the GENTLE . Recognize a few key points: -Start general (sweeping...

Massage: Surgery, barium, precaution
barium, precaution, surgeries: Hi Christina, There are very few surgeries in which this would be a precaution. -If there is anticoagulant therapy, -or barium swallows or the like, -or if haemostats or hemostatin is given... These are all things that the surgery team will...

Massage: Swedish Massage, anatomy physiology, chemical phenomena
anatomy physiology, chemical phenomena, definition of physiology: Thanks for your inquiry, Diane. First, the definition of Physiology is: A branch of biology that deals with the functions and activities of life or of living matter (as organs, tissues, or cells) and of the physical and chemical phenomena involved. ...

Massage: Swedish or Stone massage?, relaxation massage, curves gym
relaxation massage, curves gym, tight muscles: Hi Teenie, I love your name its so cute! Anyways, here s what I ve got for you. If your knee and back are bugging you that is a sign that you are doing too much to your body too soon. You need to slow down a bit, and plus you will be able to keep the weight...

Massage: scalp massage, wynn kapit, anatomy coloring book
wynn kapit, anatomy coloring book, massage type: Hello Liz, Thanks for you great question. The scalp, or the scull is made up of basically 8 bones, not including the bones of the face. These bones are held together by ligaments creating joints and make the scull somewhat moveable . The scull bones...

Massage: sciatica pain, sciatica pain, muscular tightness
sciatica pain, muscular tightness, war wounds: Hi Sridu, Piriformis Syndrome hits a lot of athletes, both presently and past. Past athletes lose the benefit of training and stretching every day, but keep the war wounds and tend to get a lot of muscular tightness in previously strong muscles. ...

Massage: sciatica, sciatic nerve pain, definition of sciatica
sciatic nerve pain, definition of sciatica, symptoms of sciatica: Hello Diana, Thanks for your question. Seems as though you might have a severe sciatica problem. If it has been medically diagnozed as such, I suggest you consult a chiropractor &/or massage therapist for treatment. I have included a definition of Sciatica...

Massage: shin splints, chocolate fish, stress and strain
chocolate fish, stress and strain, shin splints: Hi there Rob-my apologises for taking so long to reply to you. I typed out one answer and then tried to correct something. I lost the whole reply. Sorry about that. Shin splints are very common. Well researched-well catered for-well treated-bad prevention....

Massage: shingles, chicken pox virus, ruth werner
chicken pox virus, ruth werner, swedish massage: Thanks for your question, Connie. This one hits home because, as a massage therapist, I suffered through a bout of Shingles myself 3 years ago. In Ruth Werner s book, A Massage Therapist s Guide to Pathology , she states, this is an extraordinarily...

Massage: shingles, open lesions, sensory neurons
open lesions, sensory neurons, shoulder massage: Thank you for your question, Ali. This I can answer from experience having had Shingles myself 3 years ago. This condition is a viral infection of the nervous system. In this case the targeted tissues are the dendrites at the end of sensory neurons. Imagine...

Massage: shoulder issues, sports therapy, medical massage
sports therapy, medical massage, rotators: My best recommendation would be to seek the attention of a Medical Massage therapist. You can usually locate them in either a Sports Therapy Clinic or a Physical Therapist s office. They would be better able to guide you further than I. Hope that helps....

Massage: slipped disc, lifting weights, c7
lifting weights, c7, misery: Hi Angela, Unless your doctor instructs otherwise DO NOT UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES work out or lift weights. You could end up herniating the disc of paralyzing yourself. Don t put yourself through more pain. Life is too short to put yourself through more...

Massage: soft feet?, pitting edema, genetic makeup
pitting edema, genetic makeup, soft feet: Interesting but normal. Certain genetic makeup would be the main cause in my mind. Cultures that have a lot of padding under there include native groups that really haven t traded it off for footwear most of the time. Subdermal fat and fascia (which...

Massage: spa resorts working abroad, luxury cruise liner, spa company
luxury cruise liner, spa company, northern new england: Thanks for your inquiry, Sharmila. Although I have never worked abroad in a resort or on a cruise ship, I know a female therapist who has and has documented her experiences in diary-like fashion. I will try to include it here: TITLE: Massage Therapy...

Massage: spas, trigger point therapy, muscular problems
trigger point therapy, muscular problems, bubbling water: Greetings Mick. I think that spas can do a little bit for general, over-all relaxation, such as you d need from a somewhat stressful day and for non-specific tension. Over time, one might reduce some tension overall in the body. The heat is a good way to release...

Massage: spas, dear abby, spa tubs
dear abby, spa tubs, heated spa: Mick, Spa tubs aren t my area, really, so I d not know about the jet configuration or brand. As far as therapeutic and relaxation value goes, many people like to use their spa tubs/hot tubs after a massage or after a long day. If you get an aromatherapy...

Massage: spas, sorry michael, dear michael
sorry michael, dear michael, hottubs: Mick, All I can tell you is that spas, aka jacuzzis or hottubs, are very good for relaxation and have great therapeutic benefits for joints, muscles, and flexibility when used properly and when the user continues to hydrate the body while using it. As for...

Massage: sports massage for neck prains, race car driver, massage practitioners
race car driver, massage practitioners, death around the world: Good morning Jennifer. Thank you for your question. Don t touch the neck condition at all. Please let me tell you a short story about neck pains. (This is an actual case from our locality). A commerical traveller had a sore neck. He consulted massage...

Massage: I will be starting classes Monday at Olympia College North Auroua Illinois, auroua, olympia college
auroua, olympia college, seated massage: Hi, thanks for your question, not quite sure if I understand the second one though. Depending on the areas covered in your course and what subjects you will cover, employment opportunities are endless providing you use your imagination. Sporting clubs are...

Massage: stiffness around pelvis, flexibility stretches, persistant pain
flexibility stretches, persistant pain, lumbar spine: Greetings Melinda. Some of this could be due to arthritis, or the muscule fear that comes from it. When there is a persistant pain in the body, the muscles around the affected area/joint begin to tighten, to limit movement and any chance of pain. Part...

Massage: strep troat, massage increases circulation, contagious infectious disease
massage increases circulation, contagious infectious disease, running a fever: Strep throat is a contraindication to massage, the reason being is that it is a bacterial infection which can cause fever, sore throat and oozing and redness of the tonsils. Any condition that has a chance of running a fever or is a bacterial/ contagious infectious...

Massage: study for board exam, ruth werner, massage industry
ruth werner, massage industry, female therapists: Thanks for your inquiry, Wilfredo. I m sorry that I cannot help you with your board exam because in my State, CA, there is no licensing yet so therefore no NCTMB required. I disagree with your categorizing of males as PIGS and that is NOT a labeling...

Massage: swedish body massage, homework question, body massage
homework question, body massage, questioner: Thanks for your inquiry, Tracy. Let me answer your first question by asking you a question: Do YOU know what contraindications are? Let me answer your second question by asking you the same question: Could you explain the importance of maintaining...

Massage: swedish massage, relaxation massage, swedish massage
relaxation massage, swedish massage, therapeutic massage: Thanks for the question. It depends on whether your focus is to provide a Relaxation massage (Swedish) or a Therapeutic massage (other techniques which would probably unlock certain blockages you are speaking of. If it s the Swedish, do the whole procedure...

Massage: swedish massage, first trimester of pregnancy, massage treatment
first trimester of pregnancy, massage treatment, swedish massage: Thanks for your inquiry Tommy. IMHO, the 5 contraindications for swedish massage would be if the client is 1) currently ill or at the very least fighting a cold or infection of any kind; 2) sunburned; 3) intoxicated; 4) blood clots in extremities, such...

Massage: swedish massage, deep tissue massage, swedish massage
deep tissue massage, swedish massage, question michael: Thanks for your inquiry, Javier. If an infected area is included in a massage the manipulation of the area can encourage the spread of the bacteria into other areas via the bloodstream. If you are aware of antibiotics being taken for the infection, this...

Massage: swedish massage, relaxation massage, massage instructions
relaxation massage, massage instructions, retail bookstore: There is no difference between a classic relaxation massage and a swedish massage as they are one and the same. No, I know of no internet site that will provide that; however you might do a search on www.google.com and see if you come up with anything from...

Massage: down syndrome, massage techniques, alternative healing
massage techniques, alternative healing, down syndrome: Thanks for your inquiry, Sam. I would like you to go to the following webpage and read the entire article because the author describes her situation with her Down Syndrome-afflicted daughter: http://www.mothering.com/articles/growing_child/child_health/daughter-down-syndrome.html...

Massage: Teens - knots in the back, massage balls, stiff muscles
massage balls, stiff muscles, poor posture: Hi Brooke (and Brooke s mom), Yay, someone finally asked this. Everyone gets the problem, no-one knows how to deal with it! Short-term symptom management: The problem is muscular misuse due to poor posture. Even for people who practice good posture,...

Massage: Tendinitis of elbow, massage massage, kick boxers
massage massage, kick boxers, massage treatment: Greetings Eric. Thank you for your question. You did not say what treatments you already received. Have you seen a doctor? Have you tried anti-inflamatories? Have you tried physio-therapy with ultra-sound? This is a very common problem and treatment...

Massage: Testicular massage, testicular massage, testicular discomfort
testicular massage, testicular discomfort, massage therapist: Thanks for your question, V. My first recommendation BEFORE testicular massage is to consult with your doctor to learn why you are having this discomfort. Is there something anatomically wrong? Are you sitting at work improperly? Are you wearing too tight...

Massage: Thinking about a career as a Message Therapist, social work career, massage career
social work career, massage career, male therapists: thanks for your response, Erskine. Now on to your inquiry.... IMHO it s NEVER too late to start a massage career as long as you begin with the appropriate intentions, objectives and not expecting to become rich from it.... cuz you probably won t. You may...

Massage: Tightness/knot in shoulders, upper trapezius, ayurvedic medicine
upper trapezius, ayurvedic medicine, bad posture: Hi Wendy, Great question. Very very common affliction, and very poorly understood in the ergonomic world - we allll work with computers but we allll need an owner s manual to help us wtih our bodies on this one. Here goes: You re seeing repetitive...

Massage: TMJ, jaw dysfunction, neck trauma
jaw dysfunction, neck trauma, poor posture: TMJ, or the Temporomandibular Joint ( jaw ) dysfunction syndrome, is typically a tightening of the VERY powerful muscles around the jaw. Just like any muscle in the body, it can develop tightness problems and throw the joint into a problematic state, which...

Massage: Toxins in muscles?, viruses and bacteria, cellular wastes
viruses and bacteria, cellular wastes, cellular debris: Greetings Ky. When muscles are overexerted, some toxins do build up. The primary one is lactic acid (which causes the burning pain after strenuous exercise), which is normally, over time, filtered out of the muscles and out of the body. A lot of the time though,...

Massage: Training, swedish massage course, massage therapy schools
swedish massage course, massage therapy schools, anatomy physiology: Thanks for the question(s), George, and one which I am fairly familiar with, considering that I explored the same idea as a hobby when I was 37 and practiced it part-time until about 7 years ago when I turned it fulltime at the age of 49. Your question(s)...

Massage: Treatment Environments, environments, atmosphere
environments, atmosphere: It all depends on the treatment and the person. The main thing is to keep the room at a nice temperature, create atmosphere and keep the client happy. As for the negative just do the opposite of all that I just listed. It s pretty staright forward. Zir...

Massage: tai chi, chi benefits, massage session
chi benefits, massage session, body mechanics: Thanks for your inquiry, Annie. I will try to answer your question as best I can, although I m not sure I fully understand your question. Here goes: Immediate benefits from practicing tai chi tend to be a clearer and more relaxed mind - and this can...

Massage: taking prozac as a contraindication to massage, intergity, massage practitioner
intergity, massage practitioner, least resistance: Good evening Terri. Thank you for your question. Please accept my apologies for taking so long to reply. There is not a lot I can tell you about your situation. Thus, the little I can offer-you are welcome to it. Firstly, I never accept that the student...

Massage: tension in neck shoulders, neck shoulders, minute intervals
neck shoulders, minute intervals, stretching exercises: Thank you for your question, Angie. I recommend that he do two things: First apply ice compresses to his neck and shoulders for 5-10 minute intervals alternating with warm-hot compresses for 5-10 minutes intermittently. Second, do range-of-motion stretching...

Massage: thinking about becoming a massage therapist, accidental needle sticks, becoming a massage therapist
accidental needle sticks, becoming a massage therapist, drug needles: Thanks for your inquiry, Sue Ann. Simply based on what you have included in your paragraph, it appears you are already rethink[ing] this. and I commend you for seriously doing so. Maybe you can consider the following excerpt, from A Massage Therapist...

Massage: tight body, keen sportsman, sports massage
keen sportsman, sports massage, therapeutic massage: Hi Joe, generally sports massage is used for before and after an atheltic event. For you I would suggest getting a therapeutic massage. These massages are deep and are meant to increase muscle elasticity and strength. Sports massage is rough and all it does...

Massage: tight body, amino acid leucine, keen sportsman
amino acid leucine, keen sportsman, internal mechanisms: Good morning Joe. I had to research this information. For what it is worth to you: Do include some protein-rich foods such as eggs and dairy in your daily diet. A recent study at the University of Illinois found athletes who did so were faster, stronger...

Massage: tightness, american massage therapy, massage therapy association
american massage therapy, massage therapy association, american massage therapy association: Terrell, I couldn t say what caused the problem but can give you a few ideas for getting rid of it. It sounds as though you ve got tension/Trp s in your neck. Find a massage therapist, physical therapist or chiropractor who is familiar with anterior...

Massage: training DVDs, quality massage, massage training
quality massage, massage training, kinesiology: Greetings Tracey, and I am so sorry for the delay in responding. I am afraid that I have not explored any DVDs on kenesiology. Wish I could be of more help. Please feel free to try any other questions you might have. Sincerely, Christopher Hal...

Massage: Can treatment cause new problems?, mid back pain, cheek bone
mid back pain, cheek bone, masseter muscle: If your massage money is limited, I d get your therapist to TEACH YOU TO DO IT YOURSELF. This stuff isn t rocket science, but it is alien terrain once you delve into those short muscles between weirdly shaped bones. Be ready to see sides to yourself you...

Massage: trigger ooints part 2, medical classics, illium
medical classics, illium, iliopsoas: Hello again, Jii. One thing I didn t mention, that comes to me, now, is that you may have structural damage/irritation/dislocation, such as the sacroiliac joint (if you consider the pelvis, rear view,laying down or standing, you may notice one side higher...

Massage: tring to find help for my mom, medical massage, medical diagnosis
medical massage, medical diagnosis, massage therapist: Thanks for your inquiry, Angela. First thing to try and identify is what she did to bring this on in the first place? Second would be to have her be looked at by either a Chiropractor, Physical Therapist, or a clinic that includes them &/or a medical massage...

Massage: Ulnar Nerve Transposition, lateral epicondyle, regional pain syndrome
lateral epicondyle, regional pain syndrome, shoulder bursitis: Greetings Melany. I agree, this is a fantastic site, and I have almost as much fun exploring it as I do answering questions! So, the first thing that I would do is some muscle tests, to try to determine exactly where the problem is. Is there pain present...

Massage: Ultrasound, ultrasound work, therapeutic ultrasound
ultrasound work, therapeutic ultrasound, little apples: Greetings. My apologises for taking so long to answer this question. This is a very pertient and very important issue. Thank you for bringing it up. There are always traps for young players in any field. You have done some research into ultrasound. It...

Massage: Ultrasound, therapeutic ultrasound, diagnostic ultrasound
therapeutic ultrasound, diagnostic ultrasound, licensed acupuncturist: Hi Mike, I believe that the Diagnostic ultrasound refers to what a doctor would perform, say to see if there s something wrong internally or for pregnancy--I m not positive. The ultrasound that a chiropractor or PT would perform, from personal experience,...

Massage: Upper back, shoulder and neck pain, shoulder and neck pain, strange position
shoulder and neck pain, strange position, shoulder arm: Tanisha - It isn t very likely that you *pulled* a muscle in your sleep, but it is very likely that you got in a strange position that overused a muscle and made it extra tight. If you are asking for self-care advice to help it, I would try a warm shower...

Massage: Upper back/shoulder pain/knots, scalene muscles, office workstation
scalene muscles, office workstation, scalenes: Hi Daun, Thanks for getting back to me. Your symptoms aren t all that uncommon, but you do have a pretty advanced case. Fun, fun. You re right that the pain is muscular; it s also neurological so your doc isn t completely wrong, because at your...

Massage: UTIs, acute phase, urinary tract infection
acute phase, urinary tract infection, law suit: Book: Pathology A-Z second Edition states: Do not massage during the acute phase. Encourage the client to take the full course of antibiotics. Avoid massaging the abdominal area until all pain has subsided. From my own notes in school: System symptoms...

Massage: the urinary system, urinary system, safety precautions
urinary system, safety precautions, intestines: Hi hun, You can t really massage a system because they are all connected. I wouldn t recommend deep massage over the kidneys or the intestines or bladder, but those are for safety precautions. Other than that there s no harm in massage on the lower torso....

Massage: Water retention after massage?, lymph drainage massage, lymph glands
lymph drainage massage, lymph glands, lymph system: Thank you for a very interesting question, Lynn. This one actually caused me to think a bit after reading it. I can think of two reasons why water retention could be occurring in your body after a massage: 1) Your body might be dehydrated before starting...

Massage: Working around contraindications, working in a spa, ruth werner
working in a spa, ruth werner, hiv aids: Thank you for such a great pair of questions Laine! As you and your associates do, I also do massage in a Spa setting and encounter these questions periodically. As a result, I have relied almost completely on one very-well-respected-in-our-industry, reference...

Massage: Working with contraindications, working in a spa, spastic muscles
working in a spa, spastic muscles, hiv aids: Greetings Laine. You ask some wonderful questions, and the answers are long, so please bear with me. Some of those conditions are classically CI for massage; at least they were. Let me explain. HIV/AIDS is not normally CI for massage, as long as the client...

Massage: Working with contraindications, working in a spa, hiv aids
working in a spa, hiv aids, resource references: Laine, I do not know of any contraindications for persons with MS, in regard to massage therapy. I believe there has been research in that area, with regard to massage, in a positive light. The Touch Research Institute s website should have case studies...

Massage: Working at a spa, spa environment, management hope
spa environment, management hope, massage therapy: Thanks for your questions, Lora. From my experience, every spa environment is different ... there are those which are satisfactory to work in and others, not...it s all relative to the individual MT. In most instances, I would suggest that in the spa environment...

Massage: watsu therapy, google, athlete
google, athlete, source of information: Hi there Cathy. Thank you for your question. I put Watsu through Google and received 300,000 sites about Watsu. I must confess that this type of massage is well out of my area of expertise. It appears aquatic by nature and very tactile. I probably would...

Massage: working conditions, massage therapy school, sports massage
massage therapy school, sports massage, school at night: Good morning Pam. Thank you for your question. First off: don t give up your day job. Massage is a very fickle industry. Your clients will always tell you what you want to hear-but reality is far more elusive. Clients will promise to give you a call...

Massage: my back, tight muscles, lumbar spine
tight muscles, lumbar spine, burning sensation: Thanks for your inquiry, Helen. From what you have described of your ailments, my first and foremost recommendation would be to go and have a consultation with a Chiropractor about your entire back and legs after an examination. I would not recommend massage...

Massage: Zoloft use/massage, contraindications for massage, anxiety program
contraindications for massage, anxiety program, depression anxiety: Greetings Chris. There was a great article in an old issue of the AMTA magazine on just this topic. I appologize that I cannot remember the date, but it was last winter, I believe. There is an article in the current issue on depression, but have yet to read...

Mastering Anger: young widow sabotaging new love, grief, fear
grief, fear, anger: The bottom line is that you are afraid of losing this second man. When you turn on him angrily, you are pushing him away, before he has time to leave. What you need to do is to face and work with the fear that is in you, before you destroy what you have....

Mastering Anger: Do you work with DID? I can't get angry, I'm numb, rough childhood, handicaps
Mastering Anger: Do you work with DID? I can't get angry, I'm numb, rough childhood, handicaps, hospitals

Mastering Anger: Do you work with DID? I can't get angry, I'm numb, Dissociative Identity Disorder, lack of feeling
Dissociative Identity Disorder, lack of feeling, awakening emotions: Hi, Dee, No, I do not work with Dissociative Identity Disorder, per se. I may, however, have a few things to share with you that can help. I know of no programs for people who can t feel anger. I, however, have worked with a number of people who were...

Mastering Anger: Anger issues, anger issues, bad temper
anger issues, bad temper, unhappy situation: Thanks for your response, Jennifer. I m glad it is helpful. I m glad to know you do get a break during the day. Perhaps you can prepare ahead of time for those fussy times. My friend used to take her twins into the car and go for a ride! I think you can...

Mastering Anger: My anger and my kids...., anger, impatience
anger, impatience, parenting: Hi, Nick, You sound like such a loving and caring father. Your boys are fortunate to have you as a father. I have every faith you can get to the bottom of what is going on and make a change. My response has to be based on the little information you...

Mastering Anger: Anger, Guilt and Depression from Rape, anger, personal growth
anger, personal growth, relationships: Fantastic that you have some appointments! When you do meet with the people, select the one you feel the best with, and let the others go. It can be very confusing to have more than one therapist or counselor at a time! Good therapy results from a good relationship,...

Mastering Anger: Anger issues, anger, headaches
anger, headaches, explosive anger: Hi, Sinea, No, there s nothing wrong with you! But there are some things you need to change in order to help you get through this issue. Thanks for reaching out to find answers. This has got to be quite frustrating for you, as well as lots of work and...

Mastering Anger: I can't get angry, borderline personality disorder, peace and happiness
Mastering Anger: I can't get angry, borderline personality disorder, peace and happiness, abusive relationships

Mastering Anger: help, intolerance, therapy
intolerance, therapy, manipulation: The key to this communication from you, Auripol, is this statement: Sometimes I would like to be fired to work as a consulting because I should have more spare time. If, indeed, life is a giant school, then EVERYTHING is an opportunity to learn. It...

Mastering Anger: I can't get angry, guilt, abuse
guilt, abuse, forgiveness: Thank you for this feedback. I appreciate you sharing yourself with me. I have behaved abusively (in the past) myself, so I am not condemning your girlfriend. I m sure she has many wonderful qualities. But she is not being wonderful AT THE TIME that she...

Mastering Anger: Anger tearing me apart, anger, impatience
anger, impatience, parenting: Hi, Bennie, It sounds like you are in a lot of pain over this issue. This is good, because pain is our motivator for growth. Yes, it is possible for you to change from this behavior. I know this personally, because I am a recovering angry person...

Mastering Anger: Contained anger, vent anger, half the battle
vent anger, half the battle, adult friend: Have you been a perfectionist all your life? Usually, about your age the need to be perfect is accentuated. Take a look at the hair-dos of you and your friends, for example, compared to girls who are high school juniors or seniors. 13 is a tough age. Being...

Mastering Anger: anger, teens, anger
teens, anger, anger's cause: Good for you, to ask for help in this kind of a situation. That s the first step, really, to getting on the right side of it. You haven t told me exactly how old you are, which would help. I m going to guess you are less than 15. It sounds like two...

Mastering Anger: Anger, universal cause, true facts
universal cause, true facts, half years: Hi, Shumaysa, Thank you for writing. I am happy for you that you recognize this problem and want to do something about it. The universal cause of anger is that people get angry whenever their idea of how things should be in the world gets violated....

Mastering Anger: controling anger., anger, rage
anger, rage, exploding anger: Hello, Steve, Your situation certainly sounds critical. It also sounds like anger is already ruining lives--and peace of mind. I have very little to go on to help you specifically. If you wish to write me again and fill me in on some of your personal...

Mastering Anger: husband's anger/FASD?, outreach worker, information individuals
Mastering Anger: husband's anger/FASD?, outreach worker, information individuals, infancy

Mastering Anger: husband's anger/FASD?, anger, repressed anger
anger, repressed anger, techniques for dealing with anger of others: Hi, Jan, It sounds like you have your hands full with this one. I can appreciate your desire to understand the situation more fully. Thanks for posing your question. Regarding diagnosis, it s really not possible to confirm or deny the possible diagnoses...

Mastering Anger: HOW to feel anger?, childhood abuse, anger
childhood abuse, anger, healing anger: Hi, Felicity, I m glad to hear you re making such progress! Thank you for following up on some of my suggestions. Abuse DOES change this advice. You can t deal with people who are abusive in the same ways with which you can deal with normal people....

Mastering Anger: HELP!! Husband is outta control with anger lately and its ruining us!!, verbal abuse, abuse
verbal abuse, abuse, extreme anger: Hi, Sara, This is a BIG, BIG problem. You need professional help immediately! If your husband will not go with you (which is likely), you need to go yourself. I have taught classes on Domestic Violence to California Probation Officers. The situation...

Mastering Anger: Becoming Angry Again, anger, manipulation
anger, manipulation, anger in relationships: Hi, Jess, It sounds like you are in bumpy times again. BTW, when the same type of situation repeats over and over again, it is a signal that there is something you are not learning, but that you (your inside self) want to learn. Anger is interesting....

Mastering Anger: self harm due to anger, abuse, self-injury
abuse, self-injury, anger: Hi, efa, Thank you for writing. You have a very difficult problem. The good news is that it CAN be straightened out. The bad news is that it will take some changes and some hard work to straighten out. The primary problem you are having with anger...

Mastering Anger: I don't want to lose control, emotions, family dysfunction
emotions, family dysfunction, thriving: Hi, Sarah, Good work on identifying your shoulds . It is clear that your father, in your experience, is not a trustable person. I m glad you were able to identify with your brother some of the events of the past that set this up. It is a sad situation....

Mastering Anger: I don't want to lose control, rage, teen rage
rage, teen rage, rage at father: Hi, Sarah, Thanks for your trust in sharing this issue with me. Let s see what we can do to get to the bottom of it. What you re telling me is that super strong feelings of anger show up, immediately, when you feel threatened. You also say that this...

Mastering Anger: I think I'm a danger to socity., rage, mental health
rage, mental health, mental health resources: Dear David, I m saddened when I read your question. It tells me you are in a lot of pain. I am so glad you could reach out from so much pain and ask for help. Thank you. You give me very little information on which to base an answer. Here s what...

Mastering Anger: emotional problems, emotions, mood swings
emotions, mood swings, emotional release: Hi, Tamar, Thanks for writing. Sorry I didnít get back to you sooner. Itís my birthday, and I have been whisked away for a short vacation by my husband. There is a lot I donít know about your and your situation here, so Iíll need to make a few educated...

Mastering Anger: Losing it, anger, job satisfaction
anger, job satisfaction, relationships: Hi, Bud. This is a very difficult situation. I appreciate that you want to be open and helpful to your passengers, yet don t want to be available for abuse. I support you in that position. First of all, I believe your company is letting the drivers down....

Mastering Anger: angry person, anger, angry person
anger, angry person, self-esteem: Hi, Lou, First of all, let me apologize for not answering your question sooner. I didn t know it had come in---something about the notification system didn t work, so I just learned of your question today (Feb 5). This is a very interesting question....

Mastering Anger: Bottled up, anger, life change
anger, life change, military to civilian: Hi, Jon, What a difficult time this is for you! I m so glad you wrote to ask this question. You are truly going through trial by fire at this time. First thing, stop referring to it as my anger. It s anger you feel, but if you don t want to keep...

Mastering Anger: Life Source, anger, disassociation
anger, disassociation, therapy: Sean, I m sorry to hear that asking for an appointment with the clinic head is not possible for you. You need (and deserve) a more experienced therapist. Can you talk with your own therapist about needing someone who has more experience? You can tell...

Mastering Anger: How do I curve my ever hotter temper?, rage, anger
rage, anger, temper: Hi, Jewel, Good work to recognize this as a problem and seek help in working it out! Our earth can be seen as a giant school, to which we all come to learn and grow. In our childhoods, we get our homework assignments, things on which we need to...

Mastering Anger: Annoyances over repitions, annoyances, family love
annoyances, family love, separation: Hi, Alex, Yes, I d say it matters that it s your step-dad and that your father passed away a year ago. I d say you may still be in some mourning about that, and it s making you quite sensitive. Have you gotten any help (from clergy, school counselor or...

Mastering Anger: anger, anger, rage
anger, rage, anger management: Hi, Pat, In my experience, there are NO seizure disorders as you describe. There are some seizure disorders where the patient experiences abnormal behavior, but according to my resident neurosurgeon, the patient is not aware when such things occur. There...

Mastering Anger: Not your everyday anger., anger, rage
anger, rage, out of control anger: Hi, Chris, I m impressed that you are still searching for answers. You are right to do so. Thank you for insisting that you get help to deal with this issue! A person s anger becomes not normal when the anger is 1) held inside over years of time (which...

Mastering Anger: Anger - 2nd posting, beliefs, enormous intellect
beliefs, enormous intellect, changing beliefs: Hi, Andrew, This has been the week from Hell for me--and I m not sure why! People staying with us (one leaving, one coming and moving in for the week), car trouble, internet down for days at a time, administrative hassles, etc. AND, we re having our back...

Mastering Anger: Bonding to Abusers (Instead of Running From Them), abuse, Stocholm Syndrome
abuse, Stocholm Syndrome, hurtful relationships: Hi, Linda, EVERY child in a controlling family works hard to bond with their parent, regardless of how those parents behave! It s completely normal for a child to continue to love his/her parents, regardless of how that child is treated. Years ago, I...

Mastering Anger: I Need Help Controlling My Anger Without Changing My Situation, anger management, anger management activities
anger management, anger management activities, anger control: Hello KKapoor I appreciate the clarity and specificity of your question. It helps me to give you the exact kind of answer you re looking for. I m sure you have very good reasons for your anger, but I realize what you re looking for is a way to keep it...

Mastering Anger: My Very Angry Husband Is Hurting Our Children, child abuse, verbal abuse
child abuse, verbal abuse, abusive relationships: Hello Melissa I am so sorry that your family is going through this very hard experience. The verbal abuse from your husband to your children is devastating to them and you, and I totally understand why your daughters would want you to leave him, and why...

Mastering Anger: My Family And The Sources Of My Anger, anger management, family problems
anger management, family problems, abusive relationships: Hello Proof I can tell you re having a very hard time, with your anger and your family. What you have written here makes sense. I can see why you would be angry, and why you d be frustrated by your family s criticisms of you. When you were a child, you...

Mastering Anger: Help Me For Controlling My Anger, controlling anger, anger control
controlling anger, anger control, anger management: Hello Khusboo I am sorry you re having so much trouble with your anger. I want you to consider that you are a good person, and that is why your anger bothers you so much. I m sure it s very upsetting to you that you cannot control your anger. I will try...

Mastering Anger: Instead of crying I get mad, anger management, journaling
anger management, journaling, anger control: Hi Kris I can tell you re having a rough time, and that you really don t like your anger. I can also tell that you re a good person, and that s why you don t want to hurt your boyfriend...and I think you asked your question here because you don t like hurting...

Mastering Anger: anger and problems, anger, rage
anger, rage, taking anger out on others: Hi, Karolina. How wonderful that you are ready to make some changes so you don t keep taking anger out on other people. I m sure they--and you--will appreciate your efforts to change! It sounds like the problem is that you are FULL of anger. Anger is...

Mastering Anger: How to let go of anger at a relative?, anger, grief
anger, grief, held-onto rage: Jay, I m so sad for you that you lost your sister. I did too, about 7 years ago, and I know it s a very difficult experience. I m glad your mother had you by her side to help, and that your mother was with you. I also want to apologize for not responding...

Mastering Anger: Suppressing my emotions, feelings, feeling again
feelings, feeling again, emotions: Hi, Hunter, What a difficult childhood! Congratulations on growing up and having an adult life, regardless of what you had to do to make it. And now, you can have the fun of reclaiming yourself, which I am very happy to hear you re ready to do. The...

Mastering Anger: Finding anger versus feeling guilty, rape, molestation
rape, molestation, guilt: Hi, Susan, What a really difficult start you ve had to your life! I m really sad this all happened to you. Let s see what I can do to help you see things a little differently. First of all, as a therapist I can understand your therapist s desire to...

Mastering Anger: Not in touch, anger, sexual abuse
anger, sexual abuse, abuse: Hi, Tracy, I answered this question a couple of days ago, but the answer apparently got lost in the ethers. I m sorry you ve had to wait for my response. Trying again! First of all, let me congratulate you on being such a smart little girl that you...

Mastering Anger: Trouble with Anger, personal power, authenticity
personal power, authenticity, empowerment: Hi, Jordan, The hardest part of changing anything is to look squarely at the issue and realize that you need to make a change. Congratulations! With this note, you ve done that. The principle that is applicable here is Energy follows attention. As...

Mastering Anger: Angry Ex Fiance, anger, repressed anger
anger, repressed anger, anger outbursts: Hi, Julie, This is sad, and a little complicated, since you and Ricky have such a history together, from so early in your life. You sound like a person with a good heart who wants the best for everyone. By your description, Ricky really is not mature,...

Mastering Anger: HOW TO CONTROL YOUR ANGER, anger, anger medication
anger, anger medication, anger dangers: Hello Kundan, Thank you for your question about Anger. In a word, no, I do not know of a medicine or pill that can be used to minimize anger. You can take a tranquilizer and your angry reaction can be more subdued, but there is nothing in pill form...

Mastering Anger: very angry, anger, rage
anger, rage, pent up anger: Hi, Alex, Please accept my apology for not getting back to you sooner on your question. I ve been mired in a big project (now completed!) and unable to look at anything else. What a huge burden you re carrying with those serious anger issues! As a ...

Mastering Anger: severe anger problems, anger management, anger control
anger management, anger control, journaling: Hello Amy It is good that you want to get back to a peaceful state of mind. You ve built up a strong pattern with your anger, and it s sort of taken on a life of its own. But you can fix that. To heal your anger, and begin creating a stronger pattern...

Mastering Anger: Anger, feel wronged., hatred, batman
hatred, batman, bane: Hi, Alex, I m going to consider this as a real question, and not a spoof. People get angry when the idea or picture they hold in their brains about how things are supposed to be get violated. In your case, you apparently believe that Bane should...

Mastering Anger: Burned Out, sort of Anger, anger, coming of age
anger, coming of age, repressed anger: Hi, Alex, Please forgive my delay in responding to your question. I was out of town for my Granddaughter s birthday celebration, unavailable to check e-mail. You re in a very difficult situation. I m sad to hear of your distress. Let me cut to the chase...

Mastering Anger: Emptiness After Child Abuse, anger management, anger control
anger management, anger control, emotional wellness: Hello Tracy. I appreciate the directness of your question. I can definitely help. Your question has two parts: how to get in touch with your anger, and how to express it appropriately. There is a lot to the answers to your questions, but I ll get you started...

Mastering Anger: Anger Management To Stop Aggressive Imagery, guided imagery, visualization
guided imagery, visualization, journaling: Hi Geoff I think you re very smart to take this action to manage your thoughts and imagery. I think what your mind is trying to do is correct what has happened in the past, and protect you in possible future scenarios. Your mind is always working to heal...

Mastering Anger: Anger releasing, anger, aggression
anger, aggression, stored anger: Hi, Geoff, What an interesting question. I am really impressed that you are concerned enough to seek a way out of the behavior you have observed in yourself. Bear in mind that I do not have any background information on you, so I will only be able to...

Mastering Anger: How Do I Help My 31 Year Old Brother With Anger Issues?, parenting adult children, drug addiction
parenting adult children, drug addiction, alcohol abuse: Hello Jamie I m glad that you and your parents called the police on your brother when he threatened your lives. Although it has only been verbal up to this point, it could become physical violence at any point, and that is too big of a risk to take. ...

Mastering Anger: SICK AND TIRED, friendship, anger
friendship, anger, hurt: Cameron, I did not receive this follow-up question. Please accept my apology for not responding earlier. It s very difficult to tell the motivation of another person, unless that person tells you what their motivation is. It s understandable that...

Mastering Anger: LEAVE ME ALONE, heat, anger
heat, anger, bad mood: Hi, Cameron, I really believe this question would best be answered by a doctor, who understands the physiology of what happens when we get into hot weather. Be advised that my response is based on my observations and experience as a therapist, and is an...

Mastering Anger: How to feel angry?, anger, abuse
anger, abuse, self-love: Hi, Sarah, Forgive me that it s taken so long to respond. I went out of town for a couple of days and did not have access to email. I m glad that what I have offered you so far has been helpful. It s great that you have been so open to getting this new...

Mastering Anger: Anger Issues, anger, rage
anger, rage, hurt: Hi, Kris, I apologize that I didn t get to answering your question yesterday. Thursdays are my long day (radio show script writing starting about 5 am, then the radio program, then going to my office to see clients). Radio program is Full Power Living aired...

Mastering Anger: Is it normal to be angry about this., caretaking, anger
caretaking, anger, self-denial: Hi, Ashtyn, This certainly sounds like a difficult situation for you. To answer your question specifically: Of COURSE it normal to feel angry in a situation like this! In the last couple of years, I ve been caretaker for my husband, who became quite...

Mastering Anger: Am I addicted to anger?, anger, rage
anger, rage, IED: Hello, Paul, You have developed quite a problem. Yes, I would say we could call you addicted to anger. Yes, I believe you might qualify for the IED diagnosis. It is, however, imperative for such a diagnosis that you eliminate the possibility of other...

Mastering Anger: good news bad news., anger, hurt
anger, hurt, being ignored: I have time for only a brief answer, Greg. Thanks for asking this question. Thanks for taking the time to rate my last response, too. When you respond by really going down when something as casual as this happens, it really indicates that you are FAR too...

Mastering Anger: upset over small matter, anger, intimidation
anger, intimidation, empathy: Hi, Greg, What an interesting question! Congratulations on noticing what transpired and being curious about what is underneath your experience. The most outstanding issue in your description is how you come to the conclusion that the waitress actions...

Mastiffs: allergies in dogs, inner ear infection, allegries
inner ear infection, allegries, ear mites: Biting the feet a lot would make more sense for allergies. Does your doctor have you on any type of prednisone (steroid) or has she considered doing medical tests to find out what the allergy exactly is, ex. grass, food, etc. A lot of times they will start...

Mastiffs: Breed, bull mastiff, colored dogs
bull mastiff, colored dogs, anomoly: Hi Jada: Bullmastiffs come in three legal colors: fawn, red, and brindle. Brindle is actually not a color, per se, but a pattern. The fawn can range from a pale ivory to almost red (a red-fawn), and reds go right on up the shading to *really* red, a blood-red....

Mastiffs: bullmastiff breaders in british columbia, bullmastiff fanciers, columbia web
bullmastiff fanciers, columbia web, allexperts: Hi Rob: Try checking with the Bullmastiff Fanciers of Canada, http://www.geocities.com/bmf_canada/ They have a Breeder s Listing as well as listings for new puppies, and other links that may be of interest to you. Hope this helps! Thanks for using AllExperts...

Mastiffs: My dogs limping, only 3 years old, dhlppc booster, english mastiff
dhlppc booster, english mastiff, hip dysplasia: First, you are welcome for the help. I know how extremely frustrating and sad it is to watch your pet suffer or be unhappy. Hip dysplasia does not seem possible to me, only because it would be quite rare to have it affect both the front and back legs and...

Mastiffs: ear disease, english mastiff, bacteria growth
english mastiff, bacteria growth, culture sensitivity: Hi Charles: Sometimes these things certainly can hang on! I can make a couple of suggestions for you, but keep in mind that I m not a vet, please! Has your vet attempted a culture & sensitivity, to see which antibiotic will work the best on this infection?...

Mastiffs: Female Mastiff - 2 years old, lanky body, backyard breeders
lanky body, backyard breeders, reputable breeder: Hi, Females do tend to be smaller, but in the breed standard they are still supposed to be massive, not skinny or lanky. What did her parents look like? Depending on when you bought her from, what it a reputable breeder or one that advertises in local...

Mastiffs: Breed, mastiff pup, odd ball
Mastiffs: Breed, mastiff pup, odd ball, dog shows

Mastiffs: My dogs limping, only 3 years old, vet bills, specialty hospital
Mastiffs: My dogs limping, only 3 years old, vet bills, specialty hospital, flea control

Mastiffs: Female Mastiff - 2 years old, reputable breeder, blood lines
Mastiffs: Female Mastiff - 2 years old, reputable breeder, blood lines, bone structures

Mastiffs: hiccups, mastiff puppy, hic ups
Mastiffs: hiccups, mastiff puppy, hic ups, old english mastiff

Mastiffs: MASTIFFS, english mastiff, mastiff
Mastiffs: MASTIFFS, english mastiff, mastiff, mother and father

Mastiffs: Mastiff puppy, combo collar, smart dogs
Mastiffs: Mastiff puppy, combo collar, smart dogs, school clothes

Mastiffs: Mastiffs as a family pet, american mastiff, mastiff
Mastiffs: Mastiffs as a family pet, american mastiff, mastiff, american mastiff breeders

Mastiffs: Neopolitan mastiff, sensitive stomachs, pet supply stores
Mastiffs: Neopolitan mastiff, sensitive stomachs, pet supply stores, buying a puppy

Mastiffs: health, mastiff breed, gowing
mastiff breed, gowing, sincere apologies: Hi Andy: My sincere apologies for not answering sooner! The notification of your question never made it to my inbox, for some reason, so I didn t know I even *had* a question until last night! However, again--I m sorry for the tardiness of my reply! ...

Mastiffs: hiccups, bull mastiff, hiccups
bull mastiff, hiccups, physical exam: Hi, I guess it must have been lost. Getting hiccupps for pups is quite common, though, I have never seen one that has gotten them everyday. Not barking at all may be a problem, I really am not sure. She would have to have a full physical exam by a...

Mastiffs: MASTIFFS, old english mastiffs, french mastiffs
old english mastiffs, french mastiffs, dogue de bordeaux: Hi, There are many different types of mastiffs. English mastiffs are also called Old English Mastiffs. There also are italian mastiffs(neopolitan), french mastiffs(dogue de bordeaux), and bull mastiffs (a cross between an english mastiff and a bulldog)....

Mastiffs: Mastiff puppy, mastiff puppy, boiled chicken
mastiff puppy, boiled chicken, housebreaking: Hi, It is very unfortunate that such a stressful thing happened to her when she was just coming around. She may be screaming and peeing because naturally the mother grabs her pup by the back of the neck and shakes them or carries them to teach them...

Mastiffs: Mastiffs as a family pet, english bull mastiff, american mastiff
english bull mastiff, american mastiff, bull mastiffs: First of all, there is no American Mastiff. Bull Mastiffs tend to be smaller than english mastiffs by about 40 lbs for males. English mastiffs can weigh up to almost 300lbs for males. My male is 265lbs, his dad was 278lbs. My recommendation is for you...

Mastiffs: Mastiffs., uterine cancers, mastiffs
uterine cancers, mastiffs, mastiff: Hi, Mastiffs are in heat for as long as two weeks 14 days. It is quite messy, smelly, and a pain. If she is not show quality or you aren t going to breed her, she really should be spayed. She will be healthier in the long run and protected from mammary...

Mastiffs: Neopolitan mastiff, mastiff breeds, vet check
mastiff breeds, vet check, new companion: The amount of food you are feeding him seems like too little for a Neo but it depends on the type of food and the weight of the puppy. The dryness of his nose is nothing to worry about. His face, I guess you mean his eyes, being watery is concerning, neo...

Mastiffs: Potty/house training a puppy?, mastiff puppy, tibetan mastiff
mastiff puppy, tibetan mastiff, house training a puppy: Hello Beth: Congratulations on your new puppy! It sounds to me as if you are working hard to be consistant, which is the most important training strategy you can have. Puppies younger than 3 months have very little control over their bodily functions,...

Mastiffs: pet, english mastiff, mastiffs
english mastiff, mastiffs, mastiff: Mastiffs make wonderful housepets. They tend to have great personalities and are very, very loving. They just want to be near you and they are happy. A few things to consider: they drool a lot, mostly after eating and drinking or if they are rally hot....

Mastiffs: puppies or not, english mastiffs, false pregnancy
english mastiffs, false pregnancy, american bulldog: Hi, I really only know about english mastiffs as under this category, but, I do know that nipples are one of the first changes in females that are pregnant. Your vet is correct that to know for sure, they must be between 35 and 40 days, either so he can...

Mastiffs: training and stubborness, great pyrenese, mastiff family
great pyrenese, mastiff family, bad habbit: It seems that you are right that he just wants attention. ANd you are right again that he is getting it. The only way to train him to not do that is to either ignore him or return this with a negative punishment, like getting up and putting him in the basement...

Masturbation: Addiction to Masturbation, masturbation photos, writer author
masturbation photos, writer author, book writer: my dear Andre , i think that U R a book writer (author) because U know how to describe your feeling and let the other part (the reader) understand and tastes your meaning . well ,i believe that ;it is very important to any person -whatever his age is - to...

Masturbation: addicted to masturbation, good advices, chattin
good advices, chattin, e mail: dear katie u r still too young for such activities ,but all i can suggest for u ,is some good advices for a pleasurable & safe activity without the need of these chat room at all ,just mail me on my personal e-mail which is ; amirfx3 at hotmail dot...

Masturbation: Banana shape ! :-(, straight position, perfumerie
straight position, perfumerie, raw sex: look dear ,taoism teaches us to get back to nature in every detail of our life . in your case ,may be surgeries will fix it ,but i do not suggest so ,u can try the taoist way ,may b it will be slowly but surely and more safety ,look ; as long as u can keep...

Masturbation: cant orgasm with my boyfriend, sweet sensation, new sensations
sweet sensation, new sensations, b natural: your problem is very clear ,u know that the first new sensations in our life last for so long ,and u got used to masturbate From a very young age rubbing your clitoris against a pillow which gave u a supplementary feeling ;the fullness between your legs ,so...

Masturbation: no clue, gynocologist, gynecologist
gynocologist, gynecologist, old girl: my dear , U have been to a gynecologist and she says everything is normal.do U know why? because everything physically is normal.u say:(i have no idea what im doing!)here is the problem ,it is mentally. try to understand ,when u R with your b.f.,U R not...

Masturbation: Does excessive Masturbation hinder growth?, premature senility, porn addict
premature senility, porn addict, chronic depression: come on ,don t b rediculous ,of course there is no relation between ejacultion & growth ,but be care ;Men who ejaculate once or more on a daily basis may eventually lose their minds , since 20 percent of male semen is composed of cerebrospinal fluid. Frequent...

Masturbation: how to masterbate, look at the girl, apix
Masturbation: how to masterbate, look at the girl, apix, naked girl

Masturbation: mastubation, orgasm, several times
Masturbation: mastubation, orgasm, several times

Masturbation: how many times a male should masterbate, pre ejaculate, urethra
Masturbation: how many times a male should masterbate, pre ejaculate, urethra, girlfriend

Masturbation: Not feeling it anymore, soft music, next level
soft music, next level, nervous system: look dear ,once U eat anything spicy ,tell me ;will U feel the spice in your mouth after the fourth bite the same like the first one ? of course not . because our nervous system get used to it ,so it accommodates trying to make a balance ,the same ,your body...

Masturbation: how to have good masturbation, girl friend, masturbation
girl friend, masturbation, tension: no problem ,if u don t have a g.f. ,it makes no diffrence at all ,u can have all the pleasure by masturbating while surfing some erotic sites on the net ,simply type the word masturbation in any search engine ,and follow the guidelines ,u will feel the pleasure...

Masturbation: Howmany times is it normal to orgasm while masturbating?, critical deficiency, mental confusion
critical deficiency, mental confusion, vital fluids: ok ,dear ,let me explain further , first ;when i said( doing harm to our body ), i mean that ejaculation during masturbation can only be made once daily because doing it more then once on a daily basis may results in a chronic, critical deficiency of zinc,...

Masturbation: haw can i b a taoist?, sexual desires, chinese type
sexual desires, chinese type, danyang: Taoism is the to B calm ,wise, control and discipline in your sexual desires , generally a classic way of life . yes it is hard to become a Taoist ,it needs full control on your needs and desires,but U can do everything by practice. about time ,well,it has...

Masturbation: headache from masturbating, dear john, deep breath
dear john, deep breath, masturbating: dear John , first calm down ,take a deep breath and relax ,there is no relation between ejaculation and the headache ,but there must be other factors applied during your ejaculation which causes the headache ;perhaps such as watching a porn movie on the TV...

Masturbation: ill-effects of masturbation..., premature senility, chronic depression
premature senility, chronic depression, vital fluids: yes ,Men who ejaculate once or more on a daily basis may eventually lose their minds , since 20 percent of male semen is composed of cerebrospinal fluid. Frequent ejaculation thus causes a chronic drain of the vital fluids that the brain and spine require...

Masturbation: jelly, petroleum jelly, anal masturbation
petroleum jelly, anal masturbation, k y jelly: as a lubricant,u can use k-y jelly ,it is the best, around the house,u can use any drop of oil from kitchen or shampoo from the bath. u can use a toothbrush as a dildo . finally ,no ,u can not touch your prostate to increase your orgasm ,this is very critical...

Masturbation: Masturbation, bad habit, memory loss
bad habit, memory loss, vision loss: hello ,i think that i had replied to this before ,but no problem ,one more time , i wonder ;why do u call it (this bad habit) ? masturbation has many benefits that we can not ignore ,but the bad thing is getting addicted to it ,so it is not bad doing it...

Masturbation: Masturbation, new sensation, sexy clothes
new sensation, sexy clothes, internet porn: the idea of the condom on your prick all day is ;to let u ejaculate anywhere without getting your cloth wet ,beside no ppl will notice what u did ,but let me tell u that the feeling of ejaculation in a public place is totally diffrent then doing it in privacy...

Masturbation: Masturbation, vdrl, to masturbate
vdrl, to masturbate, secretion: first of all masturbating 2-3 times a week ,is a good frequency that i recommend to keep it for safety . about the little pain after masturbation,it has nothing to do wit the masturbation ,may B U need to check your prostate by a physician or make an analysis...

Masturbation: how to masterbate, t rush, stiffies
t rush, stiffies, stiffie: this is wrong my dear ,,we must not do anything that contradicts nature , don t rush things ,live your age and don t think or try anything which is not suitable for you actually ,your bro said: u have to be older to make that stuff come out and i think that...

Masturbation: masterbation, orgasms, ejaculation
orgasms, ejaculation, target: hello chuck ,, it is true that there is many masturbating methods,but most of them are almost the same because it has the same target ,the ejaculation , but the important is ;how much is too much ,well,i think in your age ,there is no table to follow ,it...

Masturbation: masterbation, shower water, soft music
shower water, soft music, taoist: The Chinese have always held the Taoist view that we-As human beings, we must not do anything that contradicts nature ,but we have to follow our instinct ,and make a balance to our desire ,by this we can get a satisfaction and it is our primary goal. i think...

Masturbation: mastubation, ways of masturbating, suitable age
ways of masturbating, suitable age, wich: u didn t understand my dear ,it is not the matter of other ways of masturbating or pleasuring yourself ,but it is the matter of age ,i mean actually in your age there is many other actinities wich will bring u pleasure and satisfaction else then masturbation...

Masturbation: masturbate, pennis, big penis
pennis, big penis, first night: about first question,i don t think that u r so naive and that U believed your friends about your big penis ,they are just jealous , U must be proud because U have a gift ,about girls ,on the contrary ,they all love big penis ,and the more it is a big organ...

Masturbation: masturbating a lot, premature senility, seminal vesicles
premature senility, seminal vesicles, flying in the sky: ah ,i see ,i think that your infomation about these issues is upon Western medicine who claims that men naturally replenish their semen supply soon after ejaculation and that the male s capacity for producing semen is virtually limitless. let me tell you...

Masturbation: masturbation, wet bed, hearing music
wet bed, hearing music, mastubating: if u use a condom in your masturbation ,u will not end up in wet bed. thinking in girls every day and every hour is very normal in your age ,moreover it is a healthy sign that u r psychological acting like men not gays. about the harm ,well i think 2-3 ejaculations...

Masturbation: masturbation effect, critical deficiency, mental confusion
critical deficiency, mental confusion, vital essence: of course ,masturbation is more harmfull than having sex,, it is an inexhaustible source of energy, like a well that never runs dry, rather than an exhausting ordeal. both partners may continue all night long, constantly nourishing and preserving their precious...

Masturbation: I need help, strange sensation, question thanks
strange sensation, question thanks, gooch: unfortunately ,,i didn t t get what U mean because U didn t t explain some little more ,but no problem ,cause you are young ,it will be easy once U stop your behavior whatever it is ,for just one week ,everything will replenish and u will get a refresh to...

Masturbation: Squirting, squirt, matter of fact
squirt, matter of fact, senses: yes i heard about this book too ,as a matter of fact there is several books but not specialized in the squirt but it is just a part of the book ,and i think that it contains useful informations, my advice to squirt ,it is not mathematics which needs steps...

Masturbation: how many times a male should masterbate, new girlfriend, mnc
new girlfriend, mnc, ophthalmologist: my dear rohit , take it easy ,and everything will b fine ,i didn t say ; twice in a month will bring u sign of good health . these r not my words ,but (Sun Su-mo) words ,which i truly believe but i can not follow , because it is very difficult ,but i just...

Masturbation: How to?, wright direction, leting
wright direction, leting, paintbrush: it is very weird when someone send me a question without any identification or any hint nor explain for the circumstances as if i know him while i am not ,my dear ,can U help me to help U by providing some further information about U ,such as ,your gender...

Masturbation: Exrteme chornic pelvic pain, pain in the lower abdomen, bulbourethral glands
pain in the lower abdomen, bulbourethral glands, lack of sex drive: my dear , this is a serious case ,,well,,first of all u have to define exactly your problem and its cause to b able to look for a cure . ok ,here is your problem,it s called over-mastubation. This habit gradually robed u of your primary source of vitality...

Masturbation: ejaculation, girl thanx, masturbation session
girl thanx, masturbation session, ejaculates: it is very simple ,i can tell u everything , , ,if u like to know how to do it step by step ,i welcome u on yahoo messenger to guide u in a privacy what u should know to start a masturbation session in the right way , ,u can simply add me to your contact...

Masturbation: How to masturbate, yahoo id, caps
Masturbation: How to masturbate, yahoo id, caps, teenager

Masturbation: can't cum or orgasm, sperm, orgasm
Masturbation: can't cum or orgasm, sperm, orgasm

Masturbation: How to masturbate, suitable age, yahoo id
suitable age, yahoo id, human nature: since u wanna learn know how to masturbate,this should mean that u still didn t reach the suitable age of masturbating ,because we don t teach kids how to eat ,,tell me why? just because once they feel hungry ,they will eat automtically ,,same apply to masturbation...

Masturbation: masturbation has left bad effecs on my penis. can i get my sexual strength back?, penis length, errection
penis length, errection, perfumerie: well,too late as u have reached a critical situtation , but u are still young ,wanna be cured ? let me ask u first ,,can u handle the cure ? ok ,if u wanna get rid of your case and get back to 80-90% normal, just stop all your sexual activities ,& stop...

Masturbation: Too much masturbation after a long wait?, 25th birthday, long wait
25th birthday, long wait, short period: waiting a long period,,or waiting a short period,,it doesn t matter ,but to masturbate too much is wrong that u should not do it more then 4 times per week,until your 25th birthday then decrease it to 3 times per week,this is the ideal frequency ,and u can...

Masturbation: orgasm, where is the g spot, masturbation session
where is the g spot, masturbation session, e mail: don t worry my dear , ,this is very simple , u should feel comfortable and relaxed after this massage , ,if u like to know how to do it step by step ,i welcome u on yahoo messenger to guide u in a privacy what u should know to start a masturbation session...

Masturbation: orgasm, orgasms, orgasm
orgasms, orgasm, having sex: usually orgasm needs couple to have it ,that s why ,u can not give it to yourself ,coz there is something missing ,however u can meet me on messenger then i may show u step by step what u should do to have it ,u just need a guide ,u can find me by mail amirfx3@hotmail.com...

Masturbation: Premature Ejacuation, kegel exercises for men, eating healthy food
kegel exercises for men, eating healthy food, stronger erections: men can use Kegel exercises. They are used to strengthen the pubococcygeal muscle and other muscles of the pelvic diaphragm. Kegels can help men achieve stronger erections and gain greater control over ejaculation. The object of this may be similar to that...

Masturbation: no plesure while ejaculaion, specilist, physcian
specilist, physcian, plesure: before consulting any general physcian or any specilist, i suggest u hold your ejaculation for an entire week, after that watch any porn movie and wait until u feel horny then masturbate ,if u get the pleasure ;that mean u are o.k. ,but if the case still...

Masturbation: sex, inch girth, sex with my girlfriend
inch girth, sex with my girlfriend, cant answer: ok,,about first question ,i let u know that most of girls in this early age ,feel worry and don t get to open her legs as it should and this will let u hardly insert all of it into her vagina therefore ,u can try another position which should let u insert...

Masturbation: can't cum or orgasm, pleasure 2, masturbation session
pleasure 2, masturbation session, kno: my dear ,, let s get back to the basics and principals ,, tell me why are u masturbate ?i will tel,, u do it for 2 reasons ,1-get pleasure 2-get satisfaction , i suggest that u follow your instinct/desire and always remember that we ususally don t masturbate...

Masturbation: more affect masturbation which age., good health, specimen
good health, specimen, old man: of course dear , a robust male of 20 may ejaculate twice daily, but an emaciated one should do so no more than once daily. A 30-year-old male may ejaculate once a day, but only once every two days if he s an inferior specimen. A flourishing man of 40...

Masturbation: Female Squirting, female lubrication, surgical intervention
female lubrication, surgical intervention, sexual dysfunction: Hey there Bob: It is Natural Female lubrication (cum) and mostly urine. There is medication for girls to take to help with this. A recent study found that more than 40% of women have some type of sexual dysfunction associated with urinary incontinence....

Masturbation: Female Squirting, g spot stimulation, correct answer
Masturbation: Female Squirting, g spot stimulation, correct answer

Masturbation: Masturbation and semen retention, overmasturbation, wet dreams
Masturbation: Masturbation and semen retention, overmasturbation, wet dreams, sex life

Masturbation: Mutual Masturbation, incest, brother
Masturbation: Mutual Masturbation, incest, brother

Masturbation: Orgasm help, bath water, faucet
Masturbation: Orgasm help, bath water, faucet, bathtub

Masturbation: I want to have sex with my grandmother, psychiatrist, grandma
Masturbation: I want to have sex with my grandmother, psychiatrist, grandma, incest

Masturbation: too horney, married women, orgasm
married women, orgasm, vibe: Hey there: Hmmmm. Well lets ask the question- 1. How many times do you need an orgasm a week? 2. What turns you on? 3. Does he make attempts to swooon you into bed? 4. Do you use a vibe to masturbate? or do you even masturbate? 5. have you had an...

Masturbation: MASTURBATION, stroger, perfumerie
stroger, perfumerie, life span: this is a fatal frequency of masturbation coz This habit gradually robs u of your primary source of vitality and immunity, leaving u weak and vulnerable to disease and shortening your life span . u started doing it at 10 y.o. and now ,after 18 years u ask...

Masturbation: Masterbate/Sex/Orgasm, sex orgasm, sleep health
sex orgasm, sleep health, universal principles: my dear, While masterbating u could take from 30 minutes to an hour before orgasm ,yes this may be true but let me tell u that making sex is another story , it is something between two horny bodies,which may change from couple to anoother couple ,it may...

Masturbation: Masturbating, size of penis, life span
size of penis, life span, ejaculations: i admit that masturbation brings u pleasure but This habit gradually robs u of your primary source of vitality and immunity, leaving u weak and vulnerable to disease and shortening your life span,therefore u have to control and regulate your ejaculations...

Masturbation: Masturbation and semen retention, hui yin, nocturnal emission
hui yin, nocturnal emission, semens: ABOUT FIRST question ,what do u mean exactly by (being expelled involuntarily) ? ABOUT SECOND ;a man must treasure and conserve his semen during intercourse; whenever he does emit it, the loss must be compensated by absorbing the essence of woman s secretions....

Masturbation: Mutual Masturbation, sexual feelings, mutual masturbation
sexual feelings, mutual masturbation, personal point: regardless my personal point of view towards the issue of incest,i don t think what u are doing with your brother may ever be classified under category of incest since both of u don t feel any direct pleasure of his partner ,however my point of view is that...

Masturbation: masturbating, male erection, eraction
male erection, eraction, sexual intercourse: yes ,,my only advive ,is the most important advice for masturbation ,which is ;never masturbate unless u feel , hot and horny so much,at this point only u may have the full eraction and the full pleasure ,also the same apply when u b with a girl ,both of...

Masturbation: masturbation, somerson, bathing suit
somerson, bathing suit, nozzle: Hey there! Well, I have a few questions for you first, 1. Do you leave you bottoms on and let the water hit your clit over you bathing suit? Or do you take your bottoms off? 2. Is this the only way you masturbate? 3. Describe you orgasm the best...

Masturbation: Orgasm help, bathtub faucet, impending orgasm
bathtub faucet, impending orgasm, washcloth: Hey there- I have a few ideas for you to try. Now it seems you have experienced a good orgasm all-ready. But I have given you two ideas for you to try. The best way will give you a much stronger and longer orgasm + you will get to enjoy all the little...

Masturbation: please help me!, calm down dear, legs and thighs
calm down dear, legs and thighs, sex foreplay: calm down dear ,u have nothin to worry about , all what happened is that u wasn t horny or turned on enough,so i think u need some foreplay before going in the room to have sex,Foreplay is a primary preventative measure against the common problems of insufficient...

Masturbation: queries regarding masturbation!, life span, 25th birthday
life span, 25th birthday, chinese medicine: in chinese medicine ,usually masturbation is considered against the health. This habit gradually robs a man of his primary source of vitality and immunity, leaving him weak and vulnerable to disease and shortening his life span. however ,u can do it no...

Masturbation: Sea food, sexual secretions, source of zinc
sexual secretions, source of zinc, female secretions: In both men and women , sexual secretions contain many pure, potent, biochemically active substances: hormones, enzymes, proteins, vitamins and other elements. When female secretions are released into the warm, moist environment of the vagina during intercourse,...

Masturbation: I think i cant orgasm or cum, g spot, white stuff
g spot, white stuff, hotmail: dear Jenny i let u know that each and every girl has G-Spot all over the world , the problem is ; sometimes the girl isn t excited enough to feel it then define its place ,it seems that u read too much and this is good ,coz there is much to learn about...

Masturbation: I want to have sex with my grandmother, sexual relation, pjs
sexual relation, pjs, hand job: very easy my dear ,, u can ask her for a help , just ask her to wash your back during your bath ,as u can not reach it as it should , this is a normal request ,askin a natural help , (during her wash ,u have to make your penis eracted ) and after she...

Masturbation: Anal Masturbation, law of nature, coz
law of nature, coz, human beings: well,,look my dear ,,first of all ,we should never look for trouble , coz As human beings, we must not do anything that contradicts nature. now , all what u were doing is against the law of nature ,i admit that humans feel boared by nature therefore they...

Masturbation: anal masterbation with my girlfriend, strap on dildo, u are the one
strap on dildo, u are the one, masterbation: no dear ,,this isn t normal at all since u are the one who should be putting things in her ass ,coz u are the male who should always insert ,this is your role in life meanwhile ,she is the female who should receive in her ass or later in her vagina . so...

Masturbation: brown semen, spinal cord injury, spinal cord
spinal cord injury, spinal cord, t7: i guess u should get back to your recent physician and tell him about that brown semen case ,since he should b aware of all your circumstances then he should know what may happen next to your health coz the shot back case and the Spinal Cord Injury is not...

Masturbation: Cant orgasm, orgasm, sensation
orgasm, sensation, logic: my dear ,,this is something clear and logic ,, when u feel horny ,u need to masturbate , when u masturbate ,u should ejaculate , when u ejaculate ,this should be the orgasm of masturbation my dear ,not the orgasm of sex of course ,but just a little similair...

Masturbation: Exceed Masterbation, dark eye circle, precious substance
dark eye circle, precious substance, life span: semen must be regarded as a most precious substance. By saving it, a man protects his very life. Whenever he does ejaculate, the loss of semen must then be compensated by absorbing the woman s essence,masturbation must be controled by a man ,This habit gradually...

Masturbation: Anal Masturbation, hard muscle, rectal examination
Masturbation: Anal Masturbation, hard muscle, rectal examination, prude

Masturbation: brown semen, sexual function, hurray
Masturbation: brown semen, sexual function, hurray, old stuff

Masturbation: orgasm, inner thighs, clit
Masturbation: orgasm, inner thighs, clit, lots of fun

Masturbation: My sexuality., bullshit, christianity
Masturbation: My sexuality., bullshit, christianity, religion

Masturbation: Help with masturbation, erect penis, k y jelly
erect penis, k y jelly, 30 minutes: position ;no special position ,any position should b fine which make u comfortable. how long it takes,usually between 10 to 30 minutes. about lube ,it makes no diffrence ,u can do it with or without lube. type of lube ;k-y jelly. the max amount of times...

Masturbation: hi, last period, mail
last period, mail, bf: my dear ,, i didn t finD any question in your text ,,well,,i guess that everything should be normal,,but if u feel worried about anyting ,,just be more specific ,, feel free to contact me any time for more privacy ,,u may find me in yahoo messenger ane...

Masturbation: hymen, hand mirror, vaginal opening
hand mirror, vaginal opening, hymen: sure dear ,,all the girls in yr age should fear the penetration ,,this should b a normal feeling ,,and u should not look for any hole or whatever ,,all u have to do ,,just play your role as a female ,,and turn him on ,then he should play his role too as...

Masturbation: Masturbation?, dear cammi, mail
dear cammi, mail, intimate relationship: dear Cammi , this should b a very critical issue that u have to care about ,coz anything wrong ,may let u fel regret afterward so i sugest u look for me in the windows messenger with the mail ; amirfx3@hotmail.com and i will guide u to safety leting u...

Masturbation: Masturbation Position, sexual system, suitable age
sexual system, suitable age, question thanks: my dear ,this is very clear case , u don t get any sensation to ejaculate,,why? just because there is something missing, don t u know that masturbation or having blowjob ,has nothing to do with specific pressure points on penis , it is all about feelings...

Masturbation: Masturbation and semen retention (continued), involuntary emission, vaginal intercourse
involuntary emission, vaginal intercourse, sexual system: this is a collection of mixed informations ,let me talk about them one by one; 1- involuntary emission which is ejaculation during sleep is a good sign for the human body and is occured to make a balance to the sexual system. 2-it is true there may b...

Masturbation: masterbation, womens panties, guys underwear
womens panties, guys underwear, ridiculous thoughts: listen christian carefully ,never stand against your needs ,free your mind , be on your own and let your desire lead u ,whatever it may b ,just satisfy your sexual needs regardless these ridiculous thoughts ,being gay or not ,just because u still a kid ,and...

Masturbation: masturbation, mixed martial arts, u tube
mixed martial arts, u tube, interesting books: how can i get a girl friend? well,i guess there may b several other categories which suggest many ways to have a g.f. not but not masturbation category. How can i reduce my masturbation? just practise other lovely activities such as watching action movies...

Masturbation: Orgasm, ejaculate, orgasm
ejaculate, orgasm, little bit: it seems that u are too horny ,because the issue of geting orgasm ,should b a state of mind ,so the more u feel excited ,then the quicket u may find yourself ejaculating , and vice versa ;the more u are relaxed and comfortable ,then the longer time u may...

Masturbation: orgasm, uncomfortable feelings, orgasm
uncomfortable feelings, orgasm, clit: it is normal that after about 30 seconds it gets really sensitive ,it should be so ,otherwise ,how an u get an orgasm? but i don t understand ,why u stop? u suppose to continue till the end and stop after you get a satisfaction , now is there any pain...

Masturbation: My sexuality., strange feelings, sex with a guy
strange feelings, sex with a guy, lesbianism: no dear ,,don t worry ,,u just got me wrong ,i just say that since u imagined several type of sex ,so there is only one left u didn t magine and u have to try it then u may be free to make your choice upon the pleasure that u felt in each one , now u miss...

Masturbation: can't orgasm. HELP!, legs and thighs, energy meridians
legs and thighs, energy meridians, energy zones: u are fine ,i guess your husband should turn u on as it should , both of u need foreplay. Foreplay should commence a the body extremities, not at the genitals. Start by massaging the hands and wrists, feet and ankles, and working your way up the arms and...

Masturbation: Am i over, vital fluids, life span
vital fluids, life span, daily basis: Is it true that stress can cause problems ? sure dear ,,all sexual problems usually happens because of stress ,therfore u should feel relaxed and comfortable to achieve any sexual activity. Second if i thought i was over masturbating is there a way to solve...

Masturbation: Cuming, vasiline, kk
vasiline, kk, vibrator: Hi Kk, Thank you for the question... You are still in your youngins years and therefore still need to explore your body and it s assets... What i can suggest is to get a vibrator and some lube like: KY Gel or Vasiline...believe me, you will enjoy...

Masturbation: How can I make myself cum?, dildo vibrator, long time
dildo vibrator, long time: Kayla, Thank you for the Question... First of all, i need to know how old you are and if you are sexually active, but i ll try my best: * The yellow stuff might be cum if it comes out when you get that feeling * When you masturbate maby...

Masturbation: extreme pain, phisician, extreme pain
phisician, extreme pain, sexual activities: first of all,u have to stop all your sexual activities for a week ,and after that ,u can do it once in a week ,for a month ,then ,twice ,for another month ,after that ,u can increase to 3 times per week ,then 4 but no more frequency then 4 per week. and u...

Masturbation: Over masturbation, seminal vesicles, faith traditions
Masturbation: Over masturbation, seminal vesicles, faith traditions, vital fluids

Masturbation: over masturbating, partner request, mail
partner request, mail, health issues: about possibility ,of course it is possible ,but u will do such thing ,for what ? it seems for nothing ,and then it will be upnormal ,so i don t think u should do such thing ,beside u didn t tell your age ,or for what reason did your partner request such...

Masturbation: Over masturbation, premature senility, healthy diets
premature senility, healthy diets, chronic depression: look my dear ,in your case ,sea foods will helps a lot ,beside bananas are full of zinc which is good for u as well,but i don t think that u may need vitamins ,u r still young ,it will be wnough when u stop your sexual activities for a week or two ,u will...

Masturbation: masturbation over sex, internet porn, enjoying sex
internet porn, enjoying sex, orgasming: dear Angela, u explained very well ,and i got the whole situation ,the problem is very clear ,it is not in u at all,it is just in his psychology ,he gets bored quickly ,then he looses his interest in making sex with his partner,the same happened to him with...

Masturbation: is this normal?, genitals
genitals: Mark, When i was your age i did the same. For your age it is normal to do it once a day, but try the following and let me know if it works: Try to stop completely for 2days - (i know it is very difficult)then after the 2days start jerking but stop just...