... I have been experiencing some jerking in my legs and arms. it first started once in a while and now it happens almost daily. it is uncontrollable and is very painful. ... (3 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. Its like a small fit each time it happens. ... (1 replies)
... I don't know exactly how long this has been going on but for several months now my arms, legs and head have been jerking involuntarily. ... (5 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. ... (4 replies)
... I got one for you all... My tongue spams. That is the crazy feeling I have. I am so used to the legs jumping, I don't even think of them anymore. That have been happing for years and years and years. However just this last 6 months, now my arms, back and neck, and even my tongue are jecking away day and night. So funny to see my arm jerk and hit the computer keyboard.
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... 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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... Hi Everybody, I'm new here and this is my first post.
I'm glad to see that I'm not the only one with this set of wacky symptoms. I read AngelofLight's description of symptoms and it seems very similar to mine. Mine started 14 years ago and woke me up out of my sleep. It was the sensation of shaking deep inside my body that I could only really perceive when I was laying in... (57 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'm not sure if you'll still be on here as it's been a few years since your last post, I hope you are well... I just wanted to let you know that your twitches sound almost exactly like what I have, including the butt and foot twitches. Although I'd like to add that my leg and arm twitches seem to be connected, i.e. my right leg jerks, then it seems to travel through me to my... (57 replies)
... problems I have noticed that it's also occurring on the left side as well. Not only is it happening at the back of my head, but I have also experienced it in my arms and back. ... (57 replies)
... I do want to tell you that it is okay and I do recommend that you bring yourself right to the ER after a jerking spell so they can do some clinical diagnostics on you immediately following the spell...for your records... ... (57 replies)
... I have also been experiencing jerking of my arms and legs. This only occurs when I'm resting. I have notice an increase in the jerking of the limbs. I feel terrible because I feel as if I have no control over these jerks. I am thankful though that it only happens when I'm resting. ... (57 replies)
I've been having a lot of weird symptoms lately, and they're pretty much freaking me out.
A few months ago I started having headaches and random body pains.
I thought nothing of it, but I've been having a lot of other weird problems.
Seeing flickering lights in my eyes (lasted only a few seconds)and an increase in floaters. (Seems to get worse when I'm stressed.)... (0 replies)
... I don't, but my sister who also has fibro has had it. I don't know of any connection between the two, but you might read about myoclonus and see if it truly fits your symptoms. (3 replies)
... thanks i have fibro and was wondering if this is one of the many symptoms that comes with it. but I will surely see a new dr. do u have this same problem. thanks for replying (3 replies)
... What you are describing sounds like possible myoclonus which has many causes. You should see a neurologist to get this checked out. (3 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)
... dystonia too. I guess I never realized that the muscles in my neck are hard as bricks either, probably from dystonia. I've lost some of the functionality of my arms from a combination of dystonia and from using crutches and wheelchair for so long. I have very limited range of motion. ... (32 replies)
... HI all! I just had an electromyography test at the neurologist yesterday. Boy was I not at all prepared for the electric shocks the tech gave me to my arms and legs. It hurt real bad. There I was with my arms and legs jerking all over as she did this. ... (1 replies)