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Whenever I lie down I have these constant sometimes intense muscle movements: mouth, jaw, lower abdomen, and legs. What causes this?

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Dr. Mark Fisher
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In brief: That's a poser

Depends on how long you've had it.
If it came on before the age of 25, it's idiopathic or familial. If it's recent e.g. 3 months, I don't know. I must confess I've never heard of positional nonkinesigenic dyskinesias if that's what your movements are; can't quite tell from your post. If it's recent you should see your doctor. Could be a basal ganglia lesion of some kind (speculating only here).

In brief: That's a poser

Depends on how long you've had it.
If it came on before the age of 25, it's idiopathic or familial. If it's recent e.g. 3 months, I don't know. I must confess I've never heard of positional nonkinesigenic dyskinesias if that's what your movements are; can't quite tell from your post. If it's recent you should see your doctor. Could be a basal ganglia lesion of some kind (speculating only here).
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