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Why Do My Legs Twitch At Night
Rls: Restless leg syndrome (rls) is a possibility. It is a clinical diagnosis. Based on complaints of funny feeling in legs. It is worse at night and relieved by activity. Other causes of tingling at night can be neuropathy, vascular insufficiency, nocturnal cramps to name a few. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Leg cramping: leg cramps can reflect a relative salt deficiency, or potassium deficiency, or calcium deficiency, or magnesium deficiency; extreme over use of muscles can result in nocturnal cramps too; it is unlikely you have a circulatory problem - try a bit more of the above minerals - natural sources are best. ...Read more
See below : 1. Potassium, magnesium, minerals , vitamin deficiency. 2. Caffeine & alcohol. 3. Drug side effect like antidepressants, cholestrol drugs and others. 4.Lack of exercise. 5. Constipation/irregular bowel movement. 6. Poor dietary habits. 7. Sleep disorders like sleep apnea, restless leg syndrome. 8. Lack of adequate good sleep. 9. High stress level 10.Back pain. See if any applies. ...Read more
Carpal tunnel: Carpal tunnel syndrome is one of the most common causes of numbness in the hands (palms and fingers). Usually, the thumb, index and middle fingers are involved, but frequently people report numbness in the entire hand. Wearing wrist splints at night usually helps. You may want to try those. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Itchy hextremities: Can be caused for the following reasons: 1) diabetes, 2) eczema, 3) seasonal allergies or 4) vascuar problems. If you try otc zyrtec (cetirizine) or Hydrocortisone creams without relief, then make an appointment with an immunologist or your pcp to have your blood checked for type 2 diabetes. If that is normal, then you may need to see a vascular/cardiologist to assess your bloodflow. Don't delay! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possible Bursitis: Without knowing exactly at where you pain is located - it is impossible to suggest a reason. But if laying on your hip, that is, on your right side cause right hip pain, and laying on your left side cause left hip pain, then you may trochanteric bursitis of both hips. ...Read more
Why does my tongue tingle at night also why do I feel am eary cold sensation throughout my body sometimes at night before falling asleep?
Muscle irritation: Prolonged standing, excessive exercise, venous insufficiency, electrolyte abnormality(low potassium low calcium, low magnesium) contribute to leg cramping. Try visiting www.Phlebology.Org and see a phlebologist in your zip code area who can evaluate your legs and help you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
An adrenalin effect: Nervousness or anxiety releases epinepherine or Adrenalin which energizes muscles getting you ready to fight or run. Meds like oral steroids or water pills as well as caffiene can cause hyper-sensitive muscle fibers too. New or over-exercise can also over-use muscles and cause them to feel "watery" and loose and twitchy. ...Read more
Many hour on feet: The veins in your legs have valves in them to prevent blood return from back flow. At end of day the fluid could be from the veins essentially being over worked. Lying down help the blood leave the legs to return to the heart. This could be serious - called venous stasis, see primary care doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
Consider possible: Carpal tunnel syndrome, which may well be easy to control if she wears a wrist support at night. May also improve with vitamin b-6, pyridoxine 100 mg twice daily, but do not exceed this dose due to toxicity risk. If of no use, get to your doctor, as EMG test may be necessary. ...Read more
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