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Can (mal)nutrition cause muscle twitches?

Muscle twitches (fasciculations) caused by malnutrition are usually (not always) associated with muscle cramps. Malnutrition-related causes of twitches include severely insufficient nutrient intake (...
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How are surgical patients kept still while awake?

I am an anesthetic nurse and have been present at different neurosurgical operations while patients were awake. Mainly brain tumors, but also some stimulation electrodes to fight tremor in Parkinson ...
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What causes twitching eyelids? Can anything be done about them?

"Normal" eyelid twitching can possibly be caused or be made worse by lack of sleep, or too much caffeine or stress. That information can be found unsourced on a lot of websites, including ...
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Can (mal)nutrition cause muscle twitches?

Apparently twitching can indeed be caused by low sugar (hypoglycemia), but this is more in line with having diabetes than being malnourished. See "Symptoms of moderate low blood sugar" in https://www....
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What could cause pain in one's shoulder blade and collar bone?

According to Drug.com, Fibromyalgia can cause pain and stiffness in the muscles and joints almost anywhere in the body, including the trunk, neck, shoulders, back and hips. People often have pain ...
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What could cause pain in one's shoulder blade and collar bone?

There are several theories on the cause of fibromyalgia but you have to keep in mind that these theories about the causes of myalgia are merely speculative. One of the theories states that it may be ...
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Is there a disease that involves progressive loss of feeling, a tremor, and muscle twitches?

Few things that may help you discuss this with a neurologist: 1. Lamotrigine side effects (Drugs.com) Commonly reported side effects of lamotrigine include: tremor, blurred vision, skin rash... ...
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Treatment for mild Tourette syndrome

Current treatments for Tourette syndrome (drugs like dopamine receptor antagonists, which are the reference treatment, excepted) include: Psychotherapy/behaviour therapy/habit training Deep brain ...
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What causes twitching eyelids? Can anything be done about them?

There are three core factors that contribute to eye twitching: caffeine consumption, stress, and fatigue. If you’ve been noticing that your sleep has been disturbed or if you haven’t been getting ...
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