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Muscle Twitches During Pregnancy
Fatigue, dehydration: Probably the most likely causes for muscle cramps is either fatigue or dehydration. I say several cases in the first football game of the season in the fourth quarter usually if you are not in optimal shape or you havent taken enough fluids the muscles will cramp. Better to try to avoid the problem in the first place. ...Read more
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
Sexy heart: A few things could be happening. Sex releases natural chemicals that can speed things up. They include natural opiates like endorphins and Adrenalin that can cause rapid heart beat. Adrenalin can also cause your blood sugar to drop (hypoglycemia), which can also manifest with these symptoms. I would also rule-out underlining heart disease as a preventative measure- do this first! ...Read more
Is it normal to feel little spasms and twitches in lower abdomen during early pregnancy. Also what feelings are normal during early pregnancy. ?
Yes: Your uterus is a muscle and it will spasm. Make sure not peeing all the time. If the pain goes to one side and is getting worse and you haven't had an ultrasound, get one. The risk of a pregnancy in the tube is about 1-2/1000 but needs to be dealt with. Otherwise generally nausea early. ...Read more
Very common: The demands of pregnancy will alter body composition and muscle tone. Elevated Progesterone is one main culprit. Increase in appetite, a change in metabolism, and increase in weight are common to support the demands of your growing baby. Fat storage will also increase. Don't be discouraged, keep up a level of physical activity, and you will be amazed with the changes expected after you deliver. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maybe Braxton-Hicks: Also known as false-labor practice contractions which can start very early in pregnacy but typically not felt until late second or early third trimester. They should be infrequent, irregular, brief 1-2 min, and only mild cramping. Make sure u keep well hydrated. If contractions are regular, forceful/crampy, please consult doc asap as it could be pre-term labor. Congrats and best of luck to you. ...Read more
Muscle twitches in abdomen(kicking ribs and flutters),light periods for 6months, negative pregnancy tests taken from 3 months. is pregnancy possible?
Possible but not: likely. You did not miss a period and pregnancy test was negative, both of these argue against your being pregnant. There is no need to repeat the pregnancy test unless you miss your period by 4-5 days. If you are trying to get pregnant, please see your doctor to initiate care to promote your and your future baby's health. ...Read more
Do muscle twitches start before weakness in ALS ?muscle twitches for past 12 days.arm feels weird and that's arm w twitches but twitches other places
Twitches: Muscle twitches are often present in ALS, but there are many causes of muscle twitching that are not ALS. For many people, such a symptom is entirely benign. It appears the internet information out there generally indicates ALS for muscle twitching- that is not what most of us would say in clinic. Here is another resource: http://www.neurocuro.com/muscle-twitching-and-fasciculation/ ...Read more
Random muscle twitches all over my body for a few weeks, muscle movements aren't smooth when moved, worried it could be als? I'm 24
Likely benign: If you have waited for about 2 months and it is still ongoing and visible then see a neurologist fer evaluation. ...Read more
What are these symptoms a sign of? Stomach pain, anxious feeling, muscle tention, shaking hands, muscle twitching, shallow breathing , muscle ache?
Anxiety Disorder: I understand your discomfort' the stresses at age 18 of relationships, school, finances, peer pressure, and unresolved feelings with parents, siblings and friends can cause anxiety. Use of alcohol and drugs can make anxiety worse. Please see a therapist for understanding these symptoms, to deal with stresses, and treatment including therapy, relaxation, meditation, exercise, and medication. ...Read more
May be low calcium: With your age right now you should be taking calcium supplement 1200-1500mg per day.You may be low in calciumto have those muscle cramping.You should have your blood test done to check for calcium and vit.D as well because if you do not have enough vit d, your calcium that you are taking would not get to absorb properly. ...Read more
Minor spasticity issue due to cerebral hypoxia. Muscles tense easily when nervous. Will this tensing effect my pregnancy? Vaginal birth possible?
Lortab causing violent muscle spasm & jerks that move my 210 lbs body at ease via muscle contractions. This is a new reaction after taking 5yrs. Why?
Muscle pain and tightness, muscle spasms, always tired, random pains throughout body, lack of concentration. All these symptoms every day. Any ideas?
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
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
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