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What's causing my twitching?

PostPosted: February 13th, 2017, 11:20 pm
by misterjuanperalta
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 (niacin deficiency)
• Artificial sweeteners (aspartame, sucralose)
• Autoimmune diseases (Lyme disease, myasthenia gravis, HIV or AIDS, MS, chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy, ALS, Parkinson’s disease, multifocal motor neuropathy with conduction block, systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), rheumatoid arthritis, stiff person syndrome, celiac disease, Graves’ disease, Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, polymyositis, non-paraneoplastic syndrome, pernicious anemia)
• Basal ganglia dysfunction
• Benign rolandic epilepsy
• Cerebellar ataxia (SCA2, SCA3, episodic (EA1, EA3))
• Cervical spondylotic myelopathy
• Chiari malformation
• Cholesterol (LDL) lowering medications (statins)
• Christian’s syndrome
• Connective tissue disorder (collagen disease)
• Cramp fasciculation (or Denny-Brown) syndrome
• Creatine deficiency syndromes (GAMT deficiency, HHH syndrome, OTC deficiency, CRTR deficiency)
• Creutzfeldt-Jakob’s disease (prion disease)
• Deficiency of vitamins (B3, B6, B12, choline, D, E, folate), minerals (magnesium, phosphorus, calcium, potassium, zinc, copper), CoQ10, serotonin, cholesterol, stomach acid
• Dental procedures (hypoglossal nerve injury)
• Depression, stress, trauma, psychosomatic illness
• Dermatomyositis
• Diabetes
• Dietary proteins (A1 β-casein, gluten)
• Drugs (topiramate, albuterol), toxins (ammonia, anatoxin-a, lectins, β-N-methylamino-L-alanine (BMAA), Roundup), antibiotics, corticosteroids, antacids or PPI’s (aluminum hydroxide, omeprazole)
• Endocrine disorders (hypothalamic dysfunction)
• Excess acetylcholine, adenosine deaminase, alkaline body fluids (systemic alkalosis)
• Fabry’s disease
• Familial amyloidosis
• Familial polyradiculopathy syndrome
• Genetic abnormalities (NOS3, MTHFR, SJS)
• Gerstmann-Sträussler’s disease
• Gilbert’s syndrome
• Heavy metal poisoning (elemental mercury, cobalt)
• Hepatic encephalopathy (liver disease)
• Hereditary spastic paraplegia
• Hopkins’ syndrome
• Huntington’s disease
• Inclusion body myositis
• Isaac’s syndrome (neuromyotonia)
• Kennedy’s disease
• Kidney disease (uremia, electrolyte imbalances)
• Lambert-Eaton’s myasthenic syndrome
• Lenoble-Aubineau’s syndrome
• Low carbohydrate, ketogenic diet (AHIT)
• Mononeuritis multiplex
• Morgagni-Stewart-Morel’s syndrome
• Morvan’s syndrome
• Movement disorders (blepharospasms, eyelid myotonia, tremors, fasciculations, myokymia, tetany, dyskinesias, cramps, spasms, dystonias and myoclonus)
• Muscular dystrophy, including oculopharyngeal form
• Myopathies (hypothyroid myopathy)
• Neuralgic amyotrophy
• Peripheral neuropathy (Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT2), small fiber neuropathy, Lewis-Sumner’s syndrome)
• Poliomyelitis or post-polio syndrome
• Polyglucosan body disease
• Pregnancy
• Propriospinal myoclonus
• Radiculopathy (herniations, dislocations, root or cord compression), including radiation-induced form
• Radiculo-plexopathy
• Rett’s syndrome
• Ryukyuan’s muscular atrophy
• Serotonin syndrome
• Sex hormone use or reduction (estrogen)
• Shy-Drager's syndrome (multiple system atrophy)
• 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)
• Thyroid and parathyroid disorders (thyrotoxicosis, hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, hypoparathyroidism, hyperparathyroidism)
• TMJ disorder (uncontrollable tongue movements)
• Vascular insufficiency (atherosclerosis, blood clots)
• Viral, fungal and bacterial infections (herpes simplex, borrelia, h. pylori, rabies)
• Vitamin B12 disorders (transcobalamin II deficiency, megaloblastic anemia, subacute combined degeneration)
• Voltage-gated potassium channelopathy
• Waldenstrom’s macroglobulinemia
• Wilson’s disease

Re: What's causing my twitching?

PostPosted: September 29th, 2017, 5:56 pm
by leaflea
Add Albuterol inhaler overuse :-)

Re: What's causing my twitching?

PostPosted: June 15th, 2018, 10:54 am
by 6t5frlane
wow that's a lot