Muscle twitches for a month (no weakness in muscles), extremely stressed, hopelessness. Anxiety?

Possible, but. May be part of anxiety or some other disorder, however - a number of neurological disorders and other medical conditions such as thyroid problem could present with twitches and changes in mental health/fatigue. Please see doctor for examination and tests.
May be. Muscle twitching can be due to a whole host of factors, much of which is benign. Suggest you express your concerns to a health care professional who can help guide you for potential therapeutic options.

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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...

(16) Muscle twitches that have become worse. Life extremely stressful, have health anxiety, feel depressed, hopelessness. Normal reaction to stress?

Evaluation. Stress can cause variety of symptoms but muscle twitches can be caused by some diseases as well. Since you mentioned that it is worsened, please discuss it with a physician in detail. Read more...
Yes. Stressed out.... kindly see your doctor for assessment and management. Read more...
See your gp. To make sure no medical condition that is reversible but if there isn't they will be able to assist/refer with stress management if this turns out to be the underlying cause which is entirely possible . Read more...
Stress. Need to see your GP and may be a councillor. Not normal if you are this bad. . Read more...

How does stress and anxiety cause causes muscle twitches? How is that possible? My right thumb has been twitching for several weeks. It's annoying me!

Please see doc to. make sure all is well medically. I see that you are a binge eater. Micronutrient imbalance is a possible cause, perhaps low magnesium. Check w/doc. Anxiety can produce an overall bracing ourselves do deal w/life, real or perceived dangers. Peace and good health. Try Herbert Benson's book, the Relaxation Response. Read more...

Would muscle twitches all over the body with no weakness or atrophy be a sign of ALS? I have severe health anxiety have had the twitches for years.

Fasciculation. Twitches can be the result of medications or drugs as well as muscle fatigue, but it sounds like you would benefit from a neurology consult to put your mind at ease about ALS and to rule out other disorders causing denervation of muscle groups. Read more...

I have been experiencing major anxiety over the past week and have been feeling muscle twitches and muscle pain/weakness. I'm worried this is als?

Not Likely. Als is a rare progressive neurodegenerative disorder. The only established risk factors for ALS are age and family history. Accumulating evidence suggests that cigarette smoking is also a risk factor for als. Als starts to be seen at 40 and peaks at 74. I would say that as a 24 year old female on birth control that is not the likely diagnosis. Please see a doctor for an evaluation. Read more...

Could the constant stress, anxiety, and fatigue of having Crohn's disease cause muscle twitches and muscle pain?

Yes. there is an increased risk of developing fibromyalgia in individuals with Crohns. If your issue is signficant, see a rheumatologist. Read more...
Not exactly. Teen w. Chron's has anxiety, fatigue, "muscle twitches" & myalgias. These are symptoms; which can occur in Fibromyalgia (FM). Primary cause of FM officially "unknown". IBS, Chron's & Ulcerative colitis might be varying intensities of dysautonomia of intestinal Smooth muscle. My evaluations have found pelvic joint instabilities in Chron's patients & per diagnostic criteria given in the ODG. . Read more...

Gi says recent stomach issues are anxiety/ibs. Didn't think I was stressed but could this explain muscle twitches, throbby headache (worse lying down/moving), needle-like zaps of pain in fingers+toes?

Partly but... I don't know any health condition that is not aggravated by stress, but docs often blame symptoms on stress when they can't find other causes. You have classic symptoms of magnesium deficiency- low on most docs' radar, not easy to test for but safe & simple to try taking magnesium- see http://bit.Ly/1dpai09 stress causes magnesium deficiency which can cause anxiety- a vicious cycle. See comment:. Read more...
Check it out. If you been a second opinion seek it though another md.Be sure to have lab done to check thyroid and for metabolic problems . Read more...
Stress. People with anxiety tend to get a lot of symptoms which are not related. We call this as psychosomatic symptoms. Of course this is a diagnosis after ruling out other causes. Follow up with your doctor. Read more...