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What could severe muscle twitch / quiver in middle of chest be caused from. ? Pulse seems normal with twitching. Starting to be painful.

What could severe muscle twitch / quiver in middle of chest be caused from. ? Pulse seems normal with twitching. Starting to be painful.

With your young age,: Musculoskeletal pain is the most common cause of chest pain.Anxiety and panic attack will do the same . See your dr for reassurance.If u think it's getting worse, go to an urgent care or er. Have a great weekend ! ...Read more

Muscle (Definition)

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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Severe muscle twitching, spasming, contorting of hands/feet, severe tingling all over, legs feel like bricks, electrolytes are good, neg blood for MG?

Severe muscle twitching, spasming, contorting of hands/feet, severe tingling all over, legs feel like bricks, electrolytes are good, neg blood for MG?

Muscle twitching: i would see a doctor immediately. You need MRI of spine as well as labs to rule out other muscle disorders. A lumbar puncture may be necessary too. I would see your family doctor as soon as possible to help you facilitate the next steps. ...Read more

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What causes severe muscle twitches while falling asleep?

What causes severe muscle twitches while falling asleep?

Normal? : The sudden jerking movement occurring on the verge of falling asleep is a normal phenomenon! ...Read more

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Muscle twitching, severe fatigue, joint pain, and weight gain. What are these symptoms of?

Muscle twitching, severe fatigue, joint pain, and weight gain. What are these symptoms of?

Many possibilities: I suspect that you may have fibromyalgia, a chronic pain syndrome with poor sleep, chronic fatigue, diffuse pain, and a variety of other symptoms. However, you need an evaluation to rule out other problems such as hypothyroidism, myositis, diabetes, ra, or sle. ...Read more

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Muscle spasms (severe), twitching, aching esp. in upper body, aching thighs, heavy feet, ringing ears worsened by poor sleep or physical stress. Help!

Muscle spasms (severe), twitching, aching esp. in upper body, aching thighs, heavy feet, ringing ears worsened by poor sleep or physical stress. Help!

Muscle pain : See your doctor to discuss these issues further . It is possible you may have Fibromyalgia Syndrome , which is a sleep disorder . Your doctor should have an information sheet on this disorder . Read it and highlight the S& S that you have . If you find yourself highlighting most of it , then you have it . It is treatable with exercise and better sleep . ...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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What is a muscle twitch?

Fibers contracting: The brain sends messages to the muckes (via nerves) to tell the muscle to move. Occasionally, the chemicals that mediate this process allow for a muscle (or part of a muscle) to contract without any planned action. Causes range from nothing at all ( most prople get them occasionally) to fatigue to vitamin/ mineral imbalance. If happening frequently, see your doctor to rule out systemic reason. ...Read more

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Is it normal to get muscle twitching?

Is it normal to get muscle twitching?

Can most times: Usually due to being tired or not getting enough rest.But if it persists or worsens you could be having a metabolic problem such as low potassium, calcium or magnesium. ...Read more

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Can exercising cause muscle twitching?

It could: Whenever you exercise your muscle loose oxygen and produce lactic acid. This does result in cramping of muscles. Electrolyte imbalance cause this so energy drinks do help. However, if you are really concerned follow up with you doctor. ...Read more

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Muscle Twitching (Definition)

Muscle twitching is a symptom where a person has involuntary contractions of one ...Read more