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I have fibro and now myoclonus when i start to relax. Also place in my neck when i tap it my neck jerks. The jerking does not hurt. Causes please?
Holistic approach.: From the psychological point of view! When we talk about healing, we are often thinking about physical healing alone; we locate the source of pain in our body and attempt to alleviate it. But beyond the body, treatment encompasses feelings, emotions, memory, attitude etc. All need to be considered and treated well. ...Read more
2.5 yo female told she had myoclonus and not to worry. Jerks occasionally during the day while sitting still. Should we ask to be seen my neurologist?
Grows out of it: thus is a benign condition that usually goes away by 3 years, if it persists past 3 y/o maybe get a consultation, but if not a problem now you shouldn't need medical help at this point. This is treatable... ...Read more
When i try to sleep i get sleep jerk and woke me up.i went to neurologst and told me it's of anxiety.i did EEG and it was normal.could it be myoclonus?
Sleep myoclonus: This is common and nothing to worry about ...Read more
I have 15-25 sleep myoclonus a night.I heard that jerk before falling asleep is not seizure. My EEG is abnormal. Doctor told me i have partial seizure?
Can pots cause myoclonus ? And if not what causes this ? Because i had normal pet/ct brain and normal mri.Norma ncv/emg.Not sure why i twitch and jerk
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It is a condition: Myoclunus just means jumping or jerking limbs. Usually it is the legs but can be any muscle. At night it may wake you up causing daytime fatigue. It can occur by itself or be part of a number of conditions where nerves in the head are not communicating with the nerves in the spine such as ms, head injury or pinched spinal nerves. Have a neurologist evaluate. ...Read more
It is a condition: Myoclunus just means jumping or jerking limbs. Usually it is the legs but can be any muscle. As night it may wake you up causing daytime fatigue. It can occur by itself or be part of a number of conditions where nerves in the head are not communicating with the nerves in the spine such as ms, head injury or pinched spinal nerves. Have a neurologist evaluate. ...Read more
Numerous causes: Brief list: normal jerks on falling asleep, but problem if it awakens (plms). Associated with epilepsy (juvenile myoclonic), spinal cord inflammation (aid's), following hypoxia (lance-adams), organ failure (kidney, liver), metabolic and medication reactions. Meds that seem to work best here include depakote, keppra, (levetiracetam) and maybe lamictal. Other drugs used in epilepsy, may make worse. ...Read more
My son had only suffered the myoclonus at night he has now had it during the day. More in the morning and later in the day. What could this be. ?
Rare: Opsoclonus myoclonus is a rare neurological disorder characterized by unsteady gait, intention tremor myoclonus (brief, shock-like muscle spasms), and opsoclonus (irregular, rapid, horizontal and vertical eye movements). Other symptoms may include dysphasia (difficulty speaking), dysarthria (poorly articulated speech), lethargy, irritability, malaise. It occurs in viral illnesses and tumors. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer