Muscle Spasms

Muscle spasms, including muscle cramps, refer to an abnormal contraction of the muscle. A simple example is muscle cramps, which are often harmless effects from an overused muscle. But even muscle cramps can sometimes have serious hidden causes (e.g ...

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Simple causes of muscle spasms include:

  • Normal. It is common to have an occasional muscle spasm, especially related to muscle ...
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Is it a muscle spasm? Painless? Painful muscle cramp? Seizure? Twitch? There are many possible descriptions of similar symptoms. Consider ...

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