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What causes twitching?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Twitching is caused by involuntary reflexes of the muscles. Learn more about twitching in this video with Dr. Oz.



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What are the symptoms of fasciculation?
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Symptoms of fasciculation include muscle twitching or gentle grooves on the skin that are hardly not...
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What increases my risk for fasciculation?
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A deficiency in your diet, intense exercise, stress, or too much caffeine can increase your risk of ...
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Can fasciculation be prevented?
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Fasciculation can be difficult to prevent, as it can occur because of factors out of your control. F...
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How is fasciculation diagnosed?
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