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I get a heavy feeling in my solar plexus frequeny on drive home from work and painful muscle spasms when eating in my chest, what's going on?

I get a heavy feeling in my solar plexus frequeny on drive home from work and painful muscle spasms when eating in my chest, what's going on?

Reflux?: Sounds like gastroesophageal reflux disease, gerd. Other possibilities include heart issues. If you have difficulty swallowing or persistent symptoms you should see your doctor as an endoscopy may be indicated. A 2 week trial of otc Prilosec or Prevacid (lansoprazole) should help if gerd is the cause. ...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


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What causes painful muscle spasms?

What causes painful muscle spasms?

Lack of circulation: Most muscle spasms will happen after workingout due to the lack of good blood circulation in the muscle. By stretching and doing a lighter workout you should be able to avoid these cramps as you develop new blood vessels. If changing your routine does not remedy the cramping consult your doctor. There are other causes that wll be need to be checked. ...Read more

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Painful muscle spasms and damage. How to deal with his?

Painful muscle spasms and damage. How to deal with his?

Stretching: Muscle spasms can be due to alot of reasons. Typically stretching the muscles and icing them can help release the tension. Also trying a course of anti-inflammatories might also be helpful. If you are not improving with this within a few days, you may need further evaluation by a doctor to determine other causes of pain. ...Read more

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How can I relieve painful muscle spasms in leg?

How can I relieve painful muscle spasms in leg?

Massage: Massage and stretch the leg, make sure you are well hydrated. Sometimes magnesium supplements are helpful. Potassium deficiencies are also an issue but i would not self supplement potassium oher than a bananna without a doctors recommendation. ...Read more

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Could stress cause painful muscle spasms in your rectum?

Could stress cause painful muscle spasms in your rectum?

Have it examined.: Since there are a lot or reasons for rectal spasm, I would have it checked out and examined. ...Read more

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Painful muscle spasms around temples.feels like there in my temples is that ok or do I need to worry ?

Painful muscle spasms around temples.feels like there in my temples is that ok or do I need to worry ?

Tension-type: Headache can develop from episodic Tension-type Headache and the resultant headache is considered a chronic form. The clinical presentation is similar to episodic TTH except for the increased frequency of attacks. The headaches are usually bilateral and diffuse and often have tenderness in the cervical muscles (neck) as well as the pericranial muscles. Rec.: see orofacial pain/headache specialist ...Read more

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Why do I get these painful muscle spasms in my foot?

Different reasons: Are you flatfooted or high arched? What type of shoes do you wear? Need to check for magnesium deficiency, check potassium levels, make sure you are well hydrated. Massage and stretch the spasm to help relieve it. ...Read more

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Painful muscle spasms in the calf sometimes. Any prevention?

Muscle Cramps: Usually due to dehydration or loss of electrolytes when rehydrating with just water. Make sure that you replenish electrolytes including magnesium (magox 400mg). This is especially true if you take anti hypertension medications that have diuretic properties, or if you drink caffeinated drinks. ...Read more

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Can Cortisone medication relieve painful muscle spasms throughout your body?

Can Cortisone medication relieve painful muscle spasms  throughout your body?

Possibly: All corticosteroids have anti-inflammatory effects, affecting cyclooxygenase pathway, interfere with inflammatory cascade, reduce the release of inflammatory mediators, cytokines, TNFs involved in the inflammatory response. Muscle tone and spasm are mediated through intrafusal and extrafusal fibers with gamma motor neurons. Corticosteroid may reduce muscle spasm caused by inflammation. ...Read more

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Dr. Laurence Badgley
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Muscle Spasm (Definition)

Muscle spasm is a symptom in which a person's muscle or muscles tighten up and stay contracted for longer than they should. Some causes of muscle spasms are nerve problems, muscle problems, injuries, infections, ...Read more


Dr. Walker Wynkoop
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Painful Muscle Spasms (Definition)

Painful muscle spasms is a symptom that can be caused by dehydration or mild electrolyte abnormalities, such as ...Read more