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Upper Marlboro, MD
A 21-year-old male asked:

Does insufficient sleep cause muscle twitching or does it affect the nerves?

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Dr. Andre Panagos
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 23 years experience
Yes impacts brain: Yes, it seems to cause muscle twitching due to its effect on your brain. Nerves are not affected by sleep, they are just basically wires that connect your brain to your muscles.
Last updated Mar 8, 2014

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