It may follow a diminished functional activity, as in the atrophying thymus gland' and in the muscle cells of the uterus after parturition.
The old idea of the circulating blood being supersaturated with lime salts which in some way had first become liberated from atrophying bones, and then deposited, to form calcified areas in different tissues will have to be given up, as there is no evidence that this " metastatic " calcification ever takes place.
Color therapists employ green light to induce a rested state of mind, to energize weak and atrophying muscles, to clear the head and revive a tired spirit.
By stretching a strained muscle you are not only keeping it from atrophying as it heals, you are promoting good blood flow.
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