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Treatment for muscle twitching - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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User :   H
User :   hello
Doctor :   hi
User :   how are you
Doctor :   i am Good
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   i am 24 good shape work out
User :   i have been suffering from muscle twitches the last couple months
User :   i went to the doctor, they did blood, potassium
User :   electrolytes
User :   all that stuff
Doctor :   ok
User :   they did reflexes and checked my muscles
User :   said everything is fine
User :   i am on lexapro and xanax for anxiety
User :   and depression
User :   i even went to the er, they checked for a clot, that was good
Doctor :   ok
User :   just scared i have ALS or something
User :   the muscle twitching is every where, most of the time when my body is at rest
User :   when im sitting or before bed
Doctor :   did you get a MRI done
User :   no they did not order it
User :   i really do not feel weak at all, just some stiff legs
User :   the more i think about it the worse it seems
Doctor :   since how long this has been happening ?
User :   muscle twitching, about 3 weeks
Doctor :   we have spoken before and i had advised you to stay calm
User :   really?
User :   you told me everything is going to be ok
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   dont let this anxiety take over
Doctor :   you need to fight it
User :   its so hard doc
Doctor :   have you joined yoga classes as i had recommended
User :   i start tuesday
Doctor :   thats great
User :   cant believe you remember me
Doctor :   listen i know its hard BUT i believe in you
User :   i know
Doctor :   i know you have it in you .. what it takes
User :   i just have to keep telling myself i will be fine
Doctor :   whats your blood group >?
User :   what do you mean?
Doctor :   your blood type
User :   actually i dont know lol never asked
Doctor :   ok no problem
User :   why do you ask?
Doctor :   well just to make you feel better
Doctor :   if you were B positive ,,, i would have told you to follow your blood
Doctor :   and BE POSITIVE
User :   hahah
User :   lol
User :   love it
User :   good joke
Doctor :   you are at a very young age, and all you need is the strength to fight it . and i know you have it you
User :   thanks
User :   thats what my friends tell me
User :   you need to stop thinking like that, you are fine
Doctor :   well you need to believe in your self
Doctor :   thats all
Doctor :   it takes time
Doctor :   i can understand
User :   yea
Doctor :   but dont give up
User :   i wont
User :   i dont want too
Doctor :   glad you are joining yoga
Doctor :   it will help you
User :   yea im sure it will
User :   see how far i can stretch
User :   and relax
Doctor :   you will go a long way in life
User :   thanks
User :   you are very kind.
User :   where are you from if i may ask?
Doctor :   i am from Bangalore India
User :   awesome
Doctor :   and i am here to help you in your path of full recovery
User :   well thanks a lot, my e mail is, if you ever want to shoot an email
User :   i understand if you cant though
Doctor :   sure will do so
User :   just gets expensive paying all the time lol
Doctor :   you take good care of your self
User :   i will
User :   thanks a lot
User :   have a good one
Doctor :   your welcome
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