... to my neurologist. ... Incidentally, I found that if I avoid caffeine and chocolate, and then take extra magnesium at night, I can usually keep the twitching and jerking to a tolerable level, i.e. the jerk isn't quite so much as to wake my husband. ... (5 replies)
... o had two years of chemo and she now has this all over body jerking while sleeping. It never happens while she is awake and she never even knew she was doing it until I asked her how the heck she got any rest at night! ... (5 replies)
... Well the past couple of weeks whilst he is about to fall asleep his upper body especially the arms jump, shudder, jerk and as the night goes on this just gets worse and both of us are'nt getting much sleep. ... (1 replies)
... it that day. Good luck, they have some great Drs at Southwest Med. I see Dr. Peter Gonzales in Irving, and really like him. My Neurophathy is improving, but the jerking is worsening. I have the ringing in the ears also. ... (5 replies)
... I have neuropathy, but also suffer from leg and arm jerking, in fact twitches all over. The latest has been a twitch in my left hand. It tends to affect not only my sleep, but my wifes also. I have even fell out of bed. I am only 51. (5 replies)
... I recently fell and hit the top of the forehead. I most of the symptoms of mild traumatic brain injury. However, I also have my body jerking to where I can't rest. It is jerking in arms and legs to shoulders and neck . Is this also part of TBI or what could be causing it? ... (0 replies)
... I had a friend who had a lot of jerking motions and she couldn't even sleep and had a hard time eating. ... (1 replies)
... Thanks for the 72 who read this and not one of you bothered to offer support.
Just to let anyone who may be interested my husband was diagnosed with a serious illness yesterday but don't expect a reply.
Won't bother again. (1 replies)
... Syndrome. I've been told to meditate twice per day for 30 minutes each. This is helping a lot. I believe my twitching is due to physical or mental stress. My body requires 9 hours of sleep per night to not twitch. ... (1 replies)
... My mom is 86 and ONLY at night when she is in bed does she have the arm and leg jerking, involuntarily. It keeps her from sleeping. It doesnt happen during the day. Does anyone have any suggestions and the type of doctor to go to??? (1 replies)
... I am with Lipham, I have the same exact problem. I am sked for neck surgery. The muscle twitching started with my legs and progress through my arms and back.. I am not taking any of the medication mentioned earlier in the postings. But I take sleeping pills so I can sleep. I would like to mention that prior to taking the prescription for sleep, I take OTCs, and I noticed if I... (4 replies)
... Hi I have been experiancing muscle twitching all over my body escpecially in my legs this has started 3 days after i was vaccinated with the H1N1 vaccine. ... (57 replies)
... enough that one doctor said I used a nuculear bomb on my body and it would have taken care of any bacterial infection. I am just amazed that todays medicine doesn't have a way of detecting viruses... ... (57 replies)
... Last year, after taking a break from doctors for a while, the jerking started and I went to an acclaimed hospital in Baltimore. They ran every test and all came back negative. ... (57 replies)
... to rule out MS, that was normal. Seen the neurologist a month or so ago about the twitching and he diagnosed it as BFS, benign fasciculation syndrome. Now the jerking has started so I'm off to see my family Doc today. ... (57 replies)
... i have the same thing big time
it goes from the shoulder either left or right then in the legs
never in 2 areas at once
its skips from one area to the other
it is a violent quick jerk then its over for a second or more
it lasts some times for a few minutes to a few days
so this is my advice first when the jerking starts get up and walk around do not lay down it only... (57 replies)
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... Howdy, Scott! We're having another person drive us there due to my being unfamiliar with Big D's Indy style traffic, so I don't know how we could do that, but it would sure be neat. I didn't know we could mention the doc's names, but I will be seeing Dr. Brandon Isaacson. I'm glad the neuropathy is improving, Scott. That's great. I'm sure sorry you have tinnitus too. Our... (5 replies)
... Hello, Scottsplace58.
I'm so sorry to read of all your problems. Seems no one replies very much on these health boards, but I wanted to, because your problem reminds me of mine, only mine are far less severe, though they do drive me to the brink.
I am supposed to be in your area Sept. 14th. I am going to see a neurotologist at UT in Dallas then. I have an arm's length... (5 replies)
... Muscle jerking can be caused by many things...stress for example.Many people are very unaware of what stress can do to your body but I for one know very well. ... (1 replies)