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I get cold chills when everyone is not cold. I constantly worry, muscle twitches, sore joints, shortness of breath, and muscle tension. What is wrong?

I get cold chills when everyone is not cold. I constantly worry, muscle twitches, sore joints, shortness of breath, and muscle tension. What is wrong?

impossible to say: Can't say in this brief forum but you sound stressed out - does that fit? All of your symptoms could certainly be explained by hyperventilation and tension. Shaking chills are ominous if they're followed by fever. Independently, they're not significant/worrisome. Have you had a full checkup? ...Read more

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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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Could I have als? Tingling in feet and fingers, dizzy, some weakness in legs and arms, vision change, twitching, muscle sore, tremors. 17 years old

Could I have als? Tingling in feet and fingers, dizzy, some weakness in legs and arms, vision change, twitching, muscle sore, tremors. 17 years old

Age 17?: As a minor we cannot answer specific medical questions for you unless you can demonstrate parental permission as that would constitute unauthorized treatment of a minor. Please have your parents/guardian sign up for a FREE HealthTap account. Then, they can ask or even get a consult with any HealthTap doctor on your behalf & ask all the questions they'd like & the authorities will be happy. ...Read more

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Can ALS cause muscle soreness and mild pain in my bicep. I have twitching there too. Could the twitching and soreness be just from a pulled muscle?

Can ALS cause muscle soreness and mild pain in my bicep. I have twitching there too. Could the twitching and soreness be just from a pulled muscle?

Check out my answer: I just sent you off an answer. You may relax. Your symptoms are not typical or even mildly suggestive of ALS. Your age is younger than any described case in history of what is referred to as Lou Gehrig's disease or the classical form of ALS. If there's no obvious reason for the soreness in the biceps and it persists you should see your doctor. But rest assured the diagnosis will not come back ALS. ...Read more

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Can stress and anxiety cause severe body soreness, weakness, and muscle twitching all over constantly?

Can stress and anxiety cause severe body soreness, weakness, and muscle twitching all over constantly?

Yes, anxiety can: produce such symptoms but so can many other things. It is important that you see your doc. If he/she rules out medical conditions please see a mental health professional. Do not rely on medication alone but learn some self-regulatory procedures like self-hypnosis, self talk changing, etc. Peace and good health. Biofeedback may be helpful also. ...Read more

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How doi make this muscle twitching all over my body go away!thyroid fine not sore just anxious! stressed! twitching! feel the need to move all the tim?

How doi make this muscle twitching all over my body go away!thyroid fine not sore just anxious! stressed! twitching! feel the need to move all the tim?

Difficult to say : There are many reasons for movement disorders, tremors, or shaking. An specialist would be able to determine if an underlying neurological disease or interaction of medications is causing those effects. Muscle relaxation and avoidance of stimulants could help. ...Read more

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My bicep is sore and it is occasionally twitching. Is this serious, or could it be a pulled muscle? Could it be ALS?

My bicep is sore and it is occasionally twitching. Is this serious, or could it be a pulled muscle? Could it be ALS?

Multifactorial: Your twitches may be related to any number of reasons including stress, stimulant overuse (for example, caffeine), overexercise, or nutritional deficiencies. Given your age and without any other neurological symptoms, the chances of ALS are lower. See your physician if the symptoms don't resolve. Here is some more information: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003296.htm ...Read more

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I have been having twitches in my face and a burning sensation as well a tight cord like muscle or nerve that's tight and sore but it's pulsing and m?

I have been having twitches in my face and a burning sensation as well a tight cord like muscle or nerve that's  tight and sore but it's pulsing and m?

Anxiety?: Facial twitching is usually not a sign of a serious disorder and is most often due to anxiety, which may be causing your symptoms. But if your symptoms persist see your physician. See my checklist "overcoming anxiety and stress." ...Read more

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I am 24 year old male with muscle twitching all over my body. Sometimes my shoulder and back get sore. Also, right calf weakness but i am able to walk?

I am 24 year old male with muscle twitching all over my body. Sometimes my shoulder and back get sore. Also, right calf weakness but i am able to walk?

See a neurologist: This could be something simple like nerves and anxiety or a very serious neurologic disease. Please see a neurologist and get checked. ...Read more