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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 from the brain through the nervous system to the

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what causes muscle Spasms In Dogs?

A: There are several causes for muscle spasms in dogs. The spasms could be caused by a pinched nerve, seizures, neurological complications, or Canine Stress Syndrome. Spasms can be neurological or physical, or caused by toxins, viruses. The cause may be as worriesome as epilepsy or as simple as over-extertion. Best to see your vet. Complications due to an Injury, Canine epilepsy, Degenerative Myelopathy, Canine Stress Syndrome, Hypoglycemia, Distemper, CNS Failure, Brain tumors, encephalitis, and some bladder issues...


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what causes muscle Spasms In Dogs?

A: There are several causes for muscle spasms in dogs. The spasms could be caused by a pinched nerve, seizures, neurological complications, or Canine Stress Syndrome. Spasms can be neurological or physical, or caused by toxins, viruses. The cause may be as worriesome as epilepsy or as simple as over-extertion. Best to see your vet. Complications due to an Injury, Canine epilepsy, Degenerative Myelopathy, Canine Stress Syndrome, Hypoglycemia, Distemper, CNS Failure, Brain tumors, encephalitis, and some bladder issues...


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what causes muscles spasm & leg cramps?

A: Hello, muscle spasms and cramps in the calf are commonly caused due to lack of calcium in the blood. Youshould take calcium supplements and drink plenty of milk. Also you should test your blood for calcium levelsand consult a physician for complete evaluation....
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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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From fluffymoms4@aol.com what causes muscle spasms/parastheisa throughout whole body ie face as well?

A: i ann m have not found an answer as of this date dec2 2010.  still awaiting.  thank you....


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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 more to your diet. no serious impair done by them though just really uncomfortable.I don''t...


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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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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. Before you tackle the problem of deficiency, make sure that you take care of these other factors. To get rid of the deficiency, the best thing to do is...


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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 and can be experienced as cramping or muscle pain in the lower leg. The pain will subside if you rest. The most common cause...
 
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