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A 20-year-old male asked:

How can excess of water may cause muscle twitching?

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Dr. Eran Kessous
Sports Medicine 23 years experience
Dilution: Excess water (lots of water) can dilute some electrolytes in your blood. Those electrolytes are important in nerve conduction. Nerves activate your muscles, so if there are "electrical" disturbances, your muscle can twitch.

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A 48-year-old member asked:

What can cause persistent muscle twitching?

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Dr. Joel Cooperman
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 47 years experience
Nerve pressure: Possible causes include pressure on the nerves from muscles or spinal discs. There are neurologic conditions that can cause it as well as metabolic ones. Need to see a doctor.

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