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Muscle spasm: with sudden contractures of them is pretty common. If it is quite brief you and uncommon you won't get much other of treating it. If it is pretty common or long lasting testing and some prescription mediciine would be hlepful. ...Read more
If I get too stressed I start shivering and get painful jaw cramps, heartburn, nausea and insomnia. I get it quite often, could this effect my health?
Yes, over time: The risks aren't of an emergency sort, but over time stress definitely causes physical damage to various systems. So many to detail here. It's a big reason to learn skills to avoid, reduce and manage stress. CBT is very effective for this. Mindfulness Meditation , yoga and other exercise programs can help. Stress hormones help in a brief crisis. They hurt if chronic. Find a good way to learn more. ...Read more
I'm 21, I recently started experiencing occational chestpains, headache(pins&needles), leg pain/feels asleep/cramps..Jaw pain..What could be going on?
Experiencing muscle cramps in jaw, upper arms and legs (both sides) for 6 days with no relief - what could this be, what tests should my dr run?
Causes are overuse: of a muscle, muscle strain or simply holding a position for a prolonged period, dehydration. There may be associated inadequate blood supply, nerve compression, or mineral (potassium, calcium, magnesium) deficiency. Tests might include electrolytes (sodium, potassium, etc), calcium/magnesium levels, iron levels, CK muscle enzyme, aldolase, ALT/AST, thyroid function. Rarely, an EMG (electromyogram) ...Read more
I have sore muscles, joints, and bones, puffy eyelids, lots of muscle cramps, itching jaw line, very tired, have osa, low d, rdsw high, bun high, help?
What should I do to stop a severe and painful jaw cramp, in that very moment? I just had one and I very scared bc I didn't know what I should do.
Massage: Muscle cramps are usually a result of built up levels of lactic acid due to locally poor blood flow and tissue oxygenation. The best way to reverse this is to improve blood flow to the affected area by massaging the muscle in a direction away from the heart or venous blood flow. ...Read more