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what causes muscle spasms?

A: muscle spasms and cramps occur when a muscle contracts involuntarily and painfully. There are a number of causes of muscle spasms, ranging from nutritional deficiency to serious nervous system conditions. If you experience sharp, extremely painful muscle spasms in your neck or back, you should see a physician, as these can be symptoms of a ruptured or bulging disc in your spine. If left untreated, this could have extremely serious consequences.. The process of moving a muscle is actually quite complex, although you may not be aware of it. It involves sending a signal...


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what cause muscle spasms, and are they noxious?

A: muscles are pressing against adipose tissue (fat) and this surrounded by turn presses on the muscle called the diaphram. This control inhalation of lungs- Reduce the number and start slow- your body requests to work out the kinks it is not use to. Some spasms are due to lactic sour building up due to anaerobic metabolism related to glucose usage- I do not think this is your problem- As all right, dehydration can lead to potassium level declining which could organize to increased spasm response- I do not think this is ur problem- but try potassium surrounded by gatorade and bananas to rule this out- its do to a lack of sodium and river try adding m

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what causes muscle spasms?

A: Usually a lack of potassium. Try eating a banana or orange juice more often to prevent this. muscle spasms can cause cramps and are usually brought on by the following: muscle fatigue Heavy exercise Dehydration Pregnancy Hypothyroidism Reduced levels of magnesium or calcium in the body Other metabolic problems Alcoholism Kidney failure Medications '' http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/......
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Gabapentin - Good or bad for muscle spasms?

A: 1 Nov 2011 Hi i am on 900 mgs of gabapentin,also soma, and also klonopin. These i found do not help as much as the mirapex that my dr. who gave me my breathing machine for sleep apnea (sorry can''t think of his speciality right now) it was given for my restless leg syndrome but surprise it helps my other spams to. I was put on the gabapentin for fibro but it doesn''t seem to help as much as that mirapex. Leron Votes:+0CommentVote upReport tlc&more 1 Nov 2011Hey leron thanks so much! He mentioned that also but I''ve never had restless leg syndrome so I didn''t think it would help. So, this is great info!! This site and the caring people I...


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what type of vitamin deficiency cause muscle spasms?

A: Deficiency of the B vitamins or the B Complex vitamins causes the muscles to spasm. Since minerals and vitamins go hand-in-hand, deficiencies in minerals such as calcium, potassium, and magnesium tend to aggravate this situation. Apart from these, there are other factors too that can increase this problem. One factor could be the overuse of the muscles due to intense and prolonged exercises, or it could be due to staying in one position for an extended period of time. You could have also injured yourself in some way or a nerve in your body could be getting pressed....


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what causes muscle cramps?

A: muscle cramps are painful spasms of muscles that can occur anywhere in the body. People think mostly of cramps that occur in the legs, sometimes called charley horses, but you can get cramps in your feet, arms, shoulders, hips, hands or back. muscle cramps are often marked by the body stiffening in the cramped area, and an inability to relax the area for several minutes to sometimes several hours. There are many causes of muscle cramps. You can get them if you have w

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what causes Intestinal spasms?

A: Intestinal spasms occur when the muscle of the gut contracts in an uncoordinated manner. As the movement, or motility, of the gut is regulated by muscles and nerves, emotional factors such as anxiety and stress can affect its function and may lead to intestinal spasms. Physical exercise, diet and certain drugs can also cause changes in gut movement. A common cause of intestinal spasms is the condition known as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), in which abdominal pain and bloating may be associated with diarrhea or constipation. Problems in which the gut is blocked, such as severe constipation, or the dis

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what causes muscle Soreness?

A: muscle soreness usually comes from overextending ourselves in activities or sports that we are not accustom to. It can happen while we are actively participating in the exertion as when we sprain, strain or tear a muscle and feel immediate pain. This form of muscle soreness has a sudden and specific onset of pain that occurs during the activity. Bruising and swelling often accompany this type of injury. Pain during exercise can also be caused from a spasm, which inhibits arterial blood flow, preventing sufficient oxygen supply to the area. This is known as claudication...
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Can we compare what our muscle spasms feel like?

A: No one has spasms like this? How about worse when lying down, feeling the bone temporal bone or zygomatic at the temporal bone region pulling and severe nausea. When I talk it increases, I do have TMD , bad, but this is so scary and no one is saying they have anything similar. Also I get a feeling across the bridge of nose and under both eyes, but it goes away once I sit up. I am wondering if I don''t have increased cerebral spinal fluid in the brain, its intense. I am just so effected by this and scared. I was hoping others would go into detail about their symptoms to see if any were similar. My left jaw is also clicking so loud now, it can be heard across the room and the left side was not...


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what causes muscle cramps or what causes muscle spasms?

A: being really cold or being really hot with not stretching....
 
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