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Anything i can do to not have benign muscle fasciculations? It doesnt cause problems but can sometimes become annoying. Been tested its just BMF
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
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
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
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
Is it normal that my benign muscle fasciculations seem to get worse when i have anxiety? When i dont have anxiety there very slight and very rare
Can muscle fasciculations be from a med I've been taking for a while and just start up as a new side effect or would it be from a new med? thanks vm
Fasiculations: More likely the new one, less likely the old one and do not forget to get other things ruled out by your doctor. ...Read more
Could anxiety cause body vibrations and muscle fasciculations, and body tingles?
If not what could?
I have been having muscle fasciculations for about two months what could be causing it. I was recently diagnosed with hypothyroid?
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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