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My Body Twitches Unexpectedly Why Is That
Some possibles: Fatigue, muscle overuse, and electrolyte imbalances are most common causes, including imbalances with calcium and magnesium. There are some worrisome explanations related to the nervous system so you should discuss with a good practitioner and ask for exam to assess the twitches. ...Read more
See a physician.: These could be seizures (serious) or just myoclonic jerks which are harmless but this needs to be addressed right away. If the symptom is new, see dr. Asap! if the symptom has been there for many months and he seems fine, you still need to get him evaluated but it is not an emergency. If the jerks are new in just the last several days or getting worse, go to an emergency room. ...Read more
See neurologist.: You need to consult a neurologist to see what's going on. ...Read more
Why?: Have you waited years to ask this question which can only be answered with a physical exam and blood testing? ...Read more
Several things: These are probably fasciculations. They can be evaluated by a neurologist. Causes range from the trivial to the serious. Usually they prove to be ok. ...Read more
Was out in sun all day then exercised some indoors and now my body keeps twitching. Why might this be?
Dehydration: is most likely the culprit. The muscles will start to misfire and twitch with the next stage being cramping. Drink some gatorade and H20. You should be fine ...Read more
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