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What causes muscle spasms?

I have noticed for the past several months that my muscles seem to be seizing up, namely, my neck an shoulder muscles. I have also noticed my back tensing up and my left leg and foot. What could be causing this? I do have fibromyalgia. Could this be part of it?
Sat, 28 Jul 2018
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Hello and Welcome to ‘Ask A Doctor’ service. I have reviewed your query and here is my advice.

Yes your symptoms can be related to fibromyalgia. I suggest you to use pain relievers for relief such as Ibuprofen. Some other suggestions are to:
-Reduce stress
-Exercise regularly
-get enough sleep

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.
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What causes muscle spasms?

Hello and Welcome to ‘Ask A Doctor’ service. I have reviewed your query and here is my advice. Yes your symptoms can be related to fibromyalgia. I suggest you to use pain relievers for relief such as Ibuprofen. Some other suggestions are to: -Reduce stress -Exercise regularly -get enough sleep Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.