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Doctor insights on: Can Muscle Twitches And Spasms Be The Cause Of Hyperthyroidism

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Why does hashimotos cause muscle twitches?

Why does hashimotos cause muscle twitches?

It doesn't: Unless your thyroid level is significantly elevated. Check w/your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Susan Wingo
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Hyperthyroidism (Definition)

Hypothyroidism is a medical condition that lowers the level of thyroid hormone to a point where the patient has a marked decrease in overall health. Often the patient does not notice the loss of thyroid hormone for several weeks or more. Once diagnosed with low thyroid hormone levels, the patient will be prescribed with thyroid hormone to a point where the thyroid levels are normal and ...Read more


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What can cause muscle twitches and uncontrollable muscle movents?

What can cause muscle twitches and uncontrollable muscle movents?

Uncontrolled muscle: There are a number of possibilities. It is vital to call your doctor to soon be examined to determine the cause of this disorder. If this disorder worsens then go to your E.R. For immediate help. ...Read more

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Help! could Synthroid (thyroxine) caused muscle twitches all over?

Help! could Synthroid (thyroxine) caused muscle twitches all over?

Usually not: Overdose of synthroid (thyroxine) may cause tremors(fine shaking) of muscles but not twitches. Fasciculations are usually benign and don't necessarily mean neurologic or muscle pathology especially if there is no weakness. If the muscle twitches are new, consult a neurologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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I have anxiety. Many physical symptoms, including muscle twitches and occasional parasthesia , can anxiety really cause that? Blood work clear.

I have anxiety. Many physical symptoms, including muscle twitches and occasional parasthesia , can anxiety really cause that? Blood work clear.

Yes is possible but-: Severe anxiety can cause muscle twitches and parasthesia especially when associated with hyperventilation. You mention you also have other physical symptoms. These symptoms plus the ones you describe can also be due to various medical conditions . In addition to the blood test you should have a complete history and physical examination. ...Read more

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Does temazepam cause muscle twitches?

Does temazepam cause muscle twitches?

No: In fact it is used to treat these. If you are having twitching you should see a neurologist about it. If you were recently switched from another med to temazepam you could be having twitching from stopping the other med and should contact your prescribing physician about that. ...Read more

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Can TMJ cause muscle twitches in your bicep?

Can TMJ cause muscle twitches in your bicep?

Not usually: Common TMJ symptoms include pain/tenderness in the face, jaw, neck and shoulders, and around the ear when you chew, speak, or open your mouth; clicking, popping, or grating sounds in the jaw joint when opening or closing the mouth; difficulty chewing; face swelling. See your physician for evaluation. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001227.htm ...Read more

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What causes severe muscle twitches while falling asleep?

Normal? : The sudden jerking movement occurring on the verge of falling asleep is a normal phenomenon! ...Read more

Muscle Twitches (Definition)

The twitches you can see and feel in muscle are contractions of irritable muscle fibers. They are sometimes seen with muscle fatigue. I sometimes see young people with fasciculations who google the word and come in afraid they have ALS . There is also an entity called benign fasciculation syndrome that is sometimes accompanied by cramping. Caffeine and theophylline (in ...Read more


Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more