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Anyone else get muscle twitching?

Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by Caprock94, Aug 16, 2019.

  1. Caprock94

    Caprock94 · Well-Known Member

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    Bumping this up in case someone has a new remedy!
     
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    Tophat1900 Type 3c · Well-Known Member

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    Have you actually seen your results? In particular, potassium level. Twitching can be a sign of low potassium. Not saying this is your problem, but being told everything is normal really means very little.
     
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    LaoDan Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Low magnesium can cause twitching as well
     
  4. NicoleC1971

    NicoleC1971 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    This is almost certainly not neuropathy. You'd need bad sugars for a few more years to see that and this can happen if someone went undiagnosed for a while and then didn't do what you've done to reduce that hba1c.
    Muscle twitches can be a symptom of low magnesium. I've also had them in the past e.g. eyes twitches occasionally or spasms as I go to sleep. The other time is happens is when I am tired.
    Anyway your first remedy should usually be good quality rest and a high quality diet with organic veg if you can afford it (better magnesium content).
     
  5. type two paul

    type two paul Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    How much alcohol do you drink per week? Be honest
     
  6. Caprock94

    Caprock94 · Well-Known Member

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    Potassium levels normal. Only drink a beer or two once every couple of weeks.
     
  7. Luise151

    Luise151 · Newbie

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    Hi, i have exactly the same symptoms that you have for more than 1 year. All the doctors told me that I am fine. I have thought that maybe it is my anxiety, but my subconscious tells me that I should act because maybe afterwards it will be too late and it could get worse. Have you had a definitive diagnosis of all these symptoms? have your symptoms evolved?
     
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    Erin Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I've had
    "tingling, electric shock type tremor for the past five years"; unfortunately my doctor at that time did not know what it was. I am in a complicated situation where other meds or even protracted w/d from a chronic med may be the cause. It may even be a spinal problem. Fortunately, my new dr. has arranged for an appointment with a neurologist very soon, and I hope to get a diagnosis. It is irritating as heck.
     
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  9. Caprock94

    Caprock94 · Well-Known Member

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    Symptoms are about the same. I'm told it is benign and may be caused by anxiety. I'm not sure if it is related to diabetes or not. It started well before I became diabetic.
     
  10. KennyA

    KennyA Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Reading your post made me realise that my twitching has recently gone away. Not sure when. I used to get persistent tics in my eyes and hands. Them going might be associated with normal BG levels, or might be a coincidence.
     
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    Luise151 · Newbie

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    Thanks for your reply

    (Mod edit for clarity)
     
    #31 Luise151, May 11, 2021 at 3:11 AM
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  12. Caprock94

    Caprock94 · Well-Known Member

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    Glad yours went away! They are annoying.
     
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  13. ickihun

    ickihun Type 2 · Master

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    Hi @Caprock94
    I put mine down to all my pain. My nervous system is dealing with alot. Once problem causing pain is resolved then I'm hoping mine improves. When I'm tired mine is worse.
     
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