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Causes Of Muscle Fasciculation
Fasciculations: Fasciculations are muscle contractions easily seen by the naked eye. This condition usually is secondary to degeneration of parts of the spinal cord. They can be seen with als, spinal dystrophies, polio, and dilations of the central fluid canal within the spinal cord (syrinx). They are not typically seen with "slipped discs.". ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Varies: Muscular fasciculations could be benign, associated with thyroid disorder, or even due to Lou Gehrig's disease. The EMG will assess the physiology, but will not provide final diagnosis as your doctor will need to compile all the data, and correlate. However, at your age, most likely this is benign. ...Read more
Can autoimmune or dysautonomia cause muscle fasciculations? I have unknown autoimmune diseasedont know which oneand p.O.T.S and get these all the time
Yes it can.: Check out these websites: http://www.Livestrong.Com/article/100363-herbs-improve-immune-system/ http://www.Livestrong.Com/article/389768-the-best-herbs-for-anxiety-depression/ http://m.Wikihow.Com/relax-your-mind http://www.Livestrong.Com/article/367795-herbal-medicines-for-severe-gastritis/. ...Read more
Could anxiety cause body vibrations and muscle fasciculations, and body tingles?
If not what could?
Anything i can do to not have benign muscle fasciculations? It doesnt cause problems but can sometimes become annoying. Been tested its just BMF
Start with a medical: Eval. It may uncover underlying medical problems that need to be addressed. Seeing a therapist cognitive behavioral therapy can be quite effective. Psych meds may be indicated. Aim for daily exercise, 8 hours of sleep per night ; good nutrition w 5 servings of veggies ; 4 of fruit per day. Try tai chi, yoga, qi gong, progressive muscle relaxation, deep breathing exercises ; meditation. Take care. ...Read more
Is there anything other than Benign Fasciculation Syndrome that would cause muscle twitching throughout the body for years? Every day occurrence.
Fasiculations: Fasiculations may be a benign finding but when localized to only one part of your body it might be a sign of nerve damage; you say that you are having arm and neck pain which raises the possibility that you might have irritation of one of cervical (neck) nerve roots. If present, it would also explain why you see Fasiculations. If your signs/symptoms worsen/ persists consider a visit to your MD ...Read more
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
Can stress cause muscle twitches - not just in one area (and can be seen). Not constant and last a couple of days.
Indirectly: Stress may be one of the many contributing factors. Muscles contract, or twitch, by nerve's inappropriate firing. While many things can influence motor nerves to be activated, unbalanced minerals in your body--magnesium, calcium, potassium, sodium, etc.--or hydration (water/fluid intake and output) often cause muscle twitching. Facial twitching may be present among TMJ dysfunction patients also. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What causes muscle twitches and stiffening of muscles. exercise makes me wobbly. Always fatigues, it's been a year and a half ?
What could be the cause of violent muscle twitches all over and buzzing right upon waking from sleep? Lasts for about 2-20 minutes. Thanks~
Fibromyalgia (FM): Fm is reported to be the most frequent cause of chronic, widespread pain for which no other cause can be determined — there is no evidence of a systemic disorder. 90% of patients with fibromyalgia report poor sleep. The diagnosis of fm depends on a history of widespread tenderness, pronounced fatigue and sleep disturbance, and the presence of tender points. ...Read more
Intermit zap "pain" suprapubic area dozens of times a day over last 5 days. No probs yest. H/o bodily muscle twitches perhaps anxiety related. Cause?
May be neuropathy: You could have some type of pudendal nerve neuralgia or neuropathy due to trauma (i.e. from sexual activity, other physical activity, childbirth, sharp blow to the crotch area, etc.). You may need blood urine, urine sample, and an examination by a physician. There may be specific mediation that can help depending on the diagnosis. Want more info in private consult? www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi ...Read more
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Normal? : The sudden jerking movement occurring on the verge of falling asleep is a normal phenomenon! ...Read more
Cause is not known: Trembling of an eyelid, which happens in normal people, is called myokymia (an involuntary, spontaneous, quivering of a few muscle cell bundles within a muscle). Myokymia starts and stops spontaneously. In the eyelids, it can last a few minutes to a few days. One should see an ophthalmologist (md eye doctor) if such symptoms persist, keep recurring, or are combined with any other symptoms. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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