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Random Muscle Twitching All Over Body
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
See your MD: 24 year old gentleman with muscle twitching and heart palpitations. You may be experiencing side effects from drug exposure, an electrolyte disturbance, or other problems. The only way to know for sure is for you to be seen in person for a full history and physical exam, lab tests. Please get seen right away. Good luck. ...Read more
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
Stress will worsen: The stress is not the cause, but could make the symptoms seem far worse. Real question involves why you are experiencing the problems you describe. Do you have an over-active thyroid gland, is there muscular irritability, are some of the movements consistent with seizure activity, or a spinal cord problem? In essence, get a full evaluation, as this is not emotional. ...Read more
Rather unlikely: Muscle twitching isn't usually associated with multiple sclerosis, and more likely would represent a problem with your thyroid, or a medication reaction, or even issues with metabolic imbalance. Less likely for your age, muscle, nerve, and motor neuron issues. You might possibly have benign fasciculations. See a neurologist and get this diagnosed; ...Read more
Weird (muscle?!) pains all over my body, alternating locations mostly hands/arms, but also shinbones etc & sometimes muscle twitches. What to do/test?
Myalgias/Fasciculat: Are you taking any medications or supplements? Have you recently stopped any antidepressent or anti-anxiety medication? Have you started a recent new or increased exercise program? Might want to see your physician to check your potassium, magnesium, renal function, and creatine phosphokinase or CPK. Any history of fibromyalgia? Your doctor may have to order an EMG /NCV to look at nerve/muscle fx. ...Read more
Muscle pain and tightness, muscle spasms, always tired, random pains throughout body, lack of concentration. All these symptoms every day. Any ideas?
I have incredibly tight muscles all over. Stretching doesn't help. Tenderness all over my body. Frequent muscle twitches. Help! ?
Muscle twitching all over body. It started in my upper right arm now its off and on all over my body for over 24 hours.
Can occur all over: Muscle twitching can be from dehydration or problems in electrolytes. Cramps can also occur with this. Muscles can be affected by changing levels of sodium and potassium as well as thyroid issues. Sustained twitches are unusual as most are transient in nature. Benign muscle twitches tend to occur all over the body. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Muscle spasm all over body tests done on muscles and nerves!both normal also pulsate feeling everywhere!buspirone get rid of all this anxiety feeling?
I have muscle spasms and twitches all over my body along with burning pain but all tests are normal ? Including emg/ncv CPK /aldolase/esr/ctscan/mri?
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
Fasciulations: Muscle fasiculations may occur and don't necessarily denote neurologic or muscle pathology. However if these are new to you and occur continually, i recommend an evaluation by a neurologist. ...Read more
I keep getting random twitches/muscle spasms in all different parts of my body including my eyelids and thigh and butt muscles , what can cause this?
Random muscle twitches all over body. Mostly in arms in legs, pretty much occur daily, have been present for years. No noticeable weakness.Cause?BFS?
Likely BFS: If you have had this for years with no weakness then benign fasciculations syndrome is highest on differential. Make sure you had your magnesium levels checked. in certain cases magnesium supplementation helps. cut back on your caffeine intake and decrease your stress. consider eval with EMG testing to be sure it is just BFS; if it was ALS,MMN,myopathy etc you would have developed weakness by now ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Muscle twitching through out entire body for many years. MRI of brain negative. Sometimes cheek muscle twitches then locks for 2-3 seconds. Any ideas?
Alternative medicine: Try alternative medicine approaches such as meditation, yoga, hypnosis, acupuncture, and massage therapy to name a few. There are many options available, and its a bit of trial and error. Watch out for any practitioner that says they can cure everything - even MD's. best of luck. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Twitching etc.: These symptoms are not normal and there are many possibilites as to the cause. Be sure you are living a healthy drug free life style and eating nutritious food. You should consult your doctor concering a checkup. ...Read more
Muscle twitching is caused by minor muscle contractions in the area, or uncontrollable twitching of a muscle group that is served by a single motor nerve fiber. Muscle twitches are minor and often go unnoticed. Some are common and normal. Others are signs of ...Read more
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