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    Muscle relaxers slow muscle growth?

    I was prescribed muscle relaxers for spasms in my back, and I am curious if I take these, will my growth slow down?

    I don't know if muscle growth is affected by the muscles being relaxed. Thanks
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    If you are prescribed medication, then you are either have a serious problem, or the doctor was trying to make $ off of you. Either way i think you should take some time off and let the spasms go away. IF you end up getting injuries then i would say that will slow down your growth.

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    The muscle relaxers should not effect you at all/much growth wise.
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    I'm military, so it's free, and I do not think I have spasms, sometimes the doctors really don't know what they are doing.

    Anyway, thanks guys, I just wanted to make sure.
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    I'm curious- if you didn't report spasms in your back then why did your doc prescribe you meds for it? Something isn't being told here.
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