Muscle twitching, otherwise called muscle fasciculation, is an involuntary contraction of muscles. The common causes of muscle twitching are dehydration, stress and anxiety, after physical activity, too much caffeine intake, cigarette smoking, nutritional deficiencies, and drug overdose. Muscle fasciculations are also seen in severe conditions like amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), damage to the nerves, muscular atrophy, etc.
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Query: Hi doctor,I am suffering from muscle twitches, joint pain, and extreme body weakness for over three to four months. My skin has become dry. My finger knuckles have got black pigmentation. My neurologist tells me that my reflexes are normal. I have a history of masturbation from my teenage and I also... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand from your complaints and history, the condition is at the level of functional or metabolic derangement. All your laboratory reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity) indicate that you are structurally normal. The functional aspect of body need... Read Full »