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What are some causes of frequent muscle twitching and muscle aches?

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Dr. Keshav Narain
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery
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In brief: Electrolyte imbalanc

Among other things, an electrolyte imbalance caused by dehydration or other conditions resulting in alteration of the cellular environment can cause muscle twitching.
Of course exertion and stress can also.

In brief: Electrolyte imbalanc

Among other things, an electrolyte imbalance caused by dehydration or other conditions resulting in alteration of the cellular environment can cause muscle twitching.
Of course exertion and stress can also.
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Dr. Michael Kermani
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Help those muscles!

An occasional twitch can be a common and relatively normal event.
Twitches or localized muscle spasms can be related to misfires of local nerves to the muscles. Some spasms relate to mineral deficiencies (like potassium or calcium) or local trauma (like over exercising an area) or even over-stimulation (like excess caffeine intake). For eye twitches (called blepharospasms) see your eye md.

In brief: Help those muscles!

An occasional twitch can be a common and relatively normal event.
Twitches or localized muscle spasms can be related to misfires of local nerves to the muscles. Some spasms relate to mineral deficiencies (like potassium or calcium) or local trauma (like over exercising an area) or even over-stimulation (like excess caffeine intake). For eye twitches (called blepharospasms) see your eye md.
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