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What's causing my twitching?

Postby misterjuanperalta on February 13th, 2017, 11:20 pm

What health conditions, procedures and substances are associated with muscle twitching?

I’ve identified the following so far.

• Alcohol, caffeine, nicotine
• Alexander’s disease
• Allgrove’s (AAA) syndrome
• Anxiety (from niacin deficiency)
• Artificial sweeteners (aspartame, sucralose)
• Autoimmune disease (Lyme disease, Myasthenia Gravis, HIV or AIDS, MS, Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy, ALS (proposed), Parkinson’s disease, Multi Focal Motor Neuropathy, Lupus, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Stiff Person Syndrome, Celiac disease, Graves’ disease, Polymyositis)
• Basal ganglia dysfunction
• Benign rolandic epilepsy
• Cervical spondylotic myelopathy
• Chiari malformation
• Cholesterol lowering medications (statins)
• Christian’s syndrome
• Connective tissue disorder (collagen disease)
• Cramp fasciculation (or Denny-Brown) syndrome
• Creatine deficiency syndrome
• Creutzfeldt-Jakob’s disease (prion disease)
• Deficiency or imbalance of vitamins (B3, B6, D), minerals (magnesium, phosphorus, calcium, potassium), serotonin
• Dental procedures (hypoglossal nerve injury)
• Depression, stress, trauma
• Dermatomyositis
• Diabetes
• Dietary proteins (casein, gluten)
• Drugs (topiramate, albuterol), toxins (lectins), antibiotics, corticosteroids
• Endocrine disorders (hypothalamic dysfunction)
• Excess or imbalance of acetylcholine, adenosine deaminase levels (proposed)
• Fabry’s disease
• Familial amyloidosis
• Familial polyradiculopathy syndrome
• Gerstmann-Sträussler’s disease
• Gilbert’s syndrome
• GM2 gangliosidosis
• Heavy metal poisoning (elemental mercury)
• Hepatic encephalopathy (hyperammonemia)
• Hereditary spastic paraplegia
• Hexosaminidase deficiency
• Hopkins’ syndrome
• Huntington’s disease
• Inclusion body myositis
• Isaac’s syndrome (neuromyotonia)
• Kennedy’s disease
• Kidney disease (uremia, electrolyte imbalances, dialysis)
• L1 cell adhesion molecule mutations
• Lambert-Eaton’s myasthenic syndrome
• Lenoble-Aubineau’s syndrome
• Lewis-Sumner’s syndrome
• Low carbohydrate, ketogenic diet (AHIT)
• Mitochondrial disorders
• Mononeuritis multiplex
• Morgagni-Stewart-Morel’s syndrome
• Morvan’s syndrome
• Movement disorders (blepharospasm, cortical or essential tremor, fasciculations, cramps, spasms and dystonias)
• Muscular dystrophy
• Myokymia
• Myopathies (hypothyroid myopathy)
• Nielsen’s syndrome
• Peripheral neuropathy (hereditary motor neuropathy with pyramidal features, small sensory fiber neuropathy)
• Paraneoplastic syndrome
• Poliomyelitis or post-polio syndrome
• Polyglucosan body disease
• Pregnancy
• Propriospinal myoclonus
• Radiculopathy (herniations, dislocations, root or cord compression)
• Radiculo-plexopathy
• Rett’s syndrome
• Ryukyuan’s muscular atrophy
• Serotonin syndrome
• Simple partial seizures with motor symptoms
• Sleep apnea
• Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO)
• Spinal muscular atrophy (Hirayama’s disease, Werdig-Hoffman’s syndrome)
• Syphilitic myelopathy
• Syringomyelia (spinal cord cyst or cavity)
• Tetany
• Thyroid disorders (hyperparathyroidism, hypothyroidism)
• TMJ disorder (uncontrollable tongue movements)
• Vascular insufficiency (atherosclerosis)
• Viral infections (Herpes simplex virus)
• Vitamin B12 disorders (transcobalamin deficiency, subacute combined degeneration)
• Voltage-gated potassium channelopathy
• Waldenstrom’s macroglobulinemia
• Wheat disorders (hyperalkalinity, cerebellar ataxia III)
• Ziegler’s syndrome
Last edited by misterjuanperalta on October 23rd, 2017, 4:57 pm, edited 2 times in total.
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Re: What's causing my twitching?

Postby leaflea on September 29th, 2017, 5:56 pm

Add Albuterol inhaler overuse :-)
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