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A 42-year-old male asked:

Can extreme anxiety and stress cause muscle type contractions in your legs? my legs with spontaneously tighten up for a few seconds and then relax. this happens often. my whole lower body it seems?

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Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 58 years experience
There are many causes of this. Ask to have youf blood potassium(K) checked as low K would do this.

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