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Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Anxiety shows itself: In may ways. Once can mentally obsess over things that frighten the person or do behaviors to keep danger away, e.g., ritual behaviors, checking and ... Read More
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Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
53 years experience Internal Medicine
Probbably nutritiona: Take foods rich in magnesium & calcium.Handful of nuts- walnuts or almonds Include dairy products as tolerated. At 16 it is unlikely to be neurolo ... Read More

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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
32 years experience Neurology
Yes: Severe anxiety can cause an exaggerated physiological tremor that can resemble twitching.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Muscle twitches: and anxiety can be due to low magnesium. Your doc can measure your magnesium level and you can purchase magnesium supplements at the health food stor ... Read More
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Dr. K. Olson
Dr. K. Olson answered
38 years experience Psychiatry
Twitch: Is it progressive - occurring more often over time? Did it begin with introduction of a new medicine or supplement? Is there a family history of neuro ... Read More
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Benign fasciculation: It's a familiar syndrome, nobody knows the cause, and this time I am glad to reassure you. If this stuff doesn't progress in months, it's harmless
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Dr. Amandeep Kaur
9 years experience Family Medicine
Evaluation: Stress can cause variety of symptoms but muscle twitches can be caused by some diseases as well. Since you mentioned that it is worsened, please discu ... Read More
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Dr. Carrie Cannon
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Fasciculation: Twitches can be the result of medications or drugs as well as muscle fatigue, but it sounds like you would benefit from a neurology consult to put you ... Read More
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Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Don't make it worse: The reported side effects for a drug vary from 2/100 to 80/100, depending on drug and side effect. Know that it MIGHT occur, and move on with life--on ... Read More
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Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
See a doctor: Whether or not this is restless leg syndrome will require a full medical assessment. If it is, then there are therapeutic options which can be tried. ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Krishna Anand
49 years experience Pediatrics
See doctor: Muscle twitching is not the same as spasm of muscle .With tetanus you usually get muscle spasm.Your muscle twitching and headache may be due to tetan ... Read More
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