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Re: Twitching...
Jun 29, 2007
I just wanted to let you know that I have been going through all the same symptoms as you, and so far I am just classified as having anxiety (which I already knew), LOL. But in any case, I just wanted to let you know that I to get twitching, mostly in my rt foot, calf & upper thigh. However I also get facial numbness, but my Doc thinks that is more to do with TMJ. I guess what happens is, because I do have an anxiety issue I tend to get anxious then our muscles tend to tighten up (including the jaw) once our muscle get all tight we start to develop all the other symptoms, such as: Muscle twitching, facial numbness, lower back pain, neck tension etc... So it's like a chain of events that is happening. Like now for the past week or so, I have been dealing with the whole bunch of symptoms, but I have to look back and remember what's going on in my life that may be causing it (14 year old daughter, need I say more) LOL.
So anyway, your symptoms sound like all of mine, and so far no one has told me I have MS or ALS, THANK GOD!!! I have had blood test, Catscan of the brain etc... I do get migraines as well, which will cause other symptoms that I have such as visual issues, and facial numbness, and the Headaches... So... I don't know if you get migraines, but if you do, that could be the cause of some of your problems as well.
Well, I know I didn't work miracles for you, but I hope it helps you to now that you are not alone and there are MANY of us out here with all the same symptoms....
Stay well, and God bless

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