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Why does my boyfriend's leg twitch when his adrenaline starts pumping? It's happened for a while and we can't figure out why but whenever his adrenaline starts going (like he knows something bad is about to happen or he is racing *cough cough*) his leg tw

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

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His autonomic nervous system dumps a number of hormones into his system when he is this excited.
This is very much like the fright/ flight response that a cave man might have had when he came face to face with a wolly mammoth. There is a great deal of excitation and energy which is translated into his legs becoming restless.

In brief: His

His autonomic nervous system dumps a number of hormones into his system when he is this excited.
This is very much like the fright/ flight response that a cave man might have had when he came face to face with a wolly mammoth. There is a great deal of excitation and energy which is translated into his legs becoming restless.
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