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I recommend you mention the twitching to your primary care doctor, who may refer you for an overnight sleep study to confirm the diagnosis.
Over-exercising your muscles causes spasms and twitching.
He put a full magazine of bullets into both bodies that had been twitching but he also fired into the bodies of the other dead gunmen in the ditch.
If the twitching involves both eyes, it is possible the sufferer has blepharospasm, a chronic condition which can develop into repeated forceful closing of the eyelids.
In addition to twitching his problem also causes rigidity strange positions and difficulty performing common activities.
While meat-free methods are undeniably deadly, other anglers tip when the time seems right, such as when targeting meal-sized fish, tempting sniffers, or twitching a lure horizontally.
Restless leg syndrome (RLS), which can cause twitching and flexing leg movements during sleep, can elevate the risk of cardiovascular disease, especially in older adults, according to a study published in the April issue of Neurology.
In one of those, Jennings told detectives that he saw O'Keefe's fingers twitching and a faint pulse in her neck when he was called to the car by the security supervisor he had alerted to the shooting.
Painful menstrual periods (dysmenorrhea), chest pain, morning stiffness, cognitive or memory impairment, numbness and tingling sensations, muscle twitching, irritable bladder, the feeling of swollen extremities, skin sensitivity, dry eyes and mouth, frequent changes in eye prescription, dizziness and impaired coordination can occur.
For almost four years, that portion of her brain had been ravaged with seizures--electrical disturbances that led to uncontrollable twitching in the right side of her face and body.
But suddenly ahead looms the Knee Jerk, a hideous creature covered with twitching patellas.
Elizabeth was actually twitching her upper lip, which made her nose wrinkle, too.
It could be: Fibromyalgia, where twitching is related to tender points within the muscle irritate nearby nerves causing contractions.
In a witness statement he described how after the fire-fight with Iraqi insurgents, he was collecting weapons from dead gunmen in a ditch when he saw two twitching.
The muscles also relax and this may lead to the twitching.