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Muscle twitching, painful cramping, headaches. Have increased heart beats occassionally. Low MPV levels. Suggestions?

Hello, I have been having problems for almost 2 years now. I ve been experiencing muscle twitching, somewhat painful cramping, and headaches . I also get a feeling like my heart slows down when standing. I ve been to a neurologist and have had a perfect MRI and EMG . About once a month my heart rate increases and I feel terrible for about a day. The last time I was in the hospital my heart rate was in the 170 s and 180 s and they had to give me a beta blocker through an IV to slow it down. I think there is an underlying issue but nobody can figure it out. I just recently had blood work done and I ll post the high/low results: RBC 4.54 L MCH 31.3 H MPV 6.6 L Neutro Auto 83.6 H Lymph Auto 12.1 L Abs Neutro 7.9 H Abs Lymph 1.1 L What do these results mean? Does anything here relate to my symptoms? Thanks Lindsay
Asked On : Sun, 17 Feb 2013
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i have read your problem. Tha's good that your MRI and EMG are normal. You have not mentioned your age and whether you feel weakness in you limbs or not. however it could be symptoms of BFS(benign fasciculation syndrome). this is a benign condition and doesnot lead to any harm. if we correlate you heart beat with fasciculation this could be anxiety disorder, which is episodic and leads to sudden increase in your heart rate. you should also do ECG and TFT's to rule out any thyroid related illness. your blood CBC profile indicates acute neutrophilia which occurs in acute infection.
i may help you more if you further elaborate your symptoms and complains like if there are any tremors in hand, feeling of heart beat any other associated illness, increased appetite, shortness of breath, any numbness in hands and feets etc.
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Dr Bilal Ahmad
Answered: Tue, 17 Sep 2013
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