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193 Possible Causes for Agitation, Cardiac Signs and Symptoms, Leg Cramp

  • Acute Hyperventilation

    Cramps: - How to get rid of cramps : How to get rid of cramps breathing exercise - Leg cramps at night : Two easy solutions (Earthing and reduced breathing exercise).[normalbreathing.com] Patients with acute hyperventilation syndrome (HVS) may present with agitation and anxiety.[emedicine.medscape.com] Other symptoms are lightheadedness, dizziness, peripheral paresthesia, tingling of the hands and feet, muscle weakness, tetany, and cardiac arrhythmia.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Psychogenic Hyperventilation

    Dependence in Activities of Daily Living ADLs Inability to Initiate Meaningful Activities Anxiety Spatial Disorientation Rejection of Care Food Refusal Insomnia Apathy and Agitation[books.google.com] Clinical History Patients with acute hyperventilation syndrome (HVS) may present with great agitation and anxiety.[unp.me] It is accompanied by agitation and a sense of terror or by symptoms of chest pain, paresthesias (peripheral and perioral), peripheral tetany (eg, stiffness of fingers or arms[merckmanuals.com]

  • Graves Disease

    […] movements shaking of hands muscle weakness and loss of muscle bulk swelling of nail beds a feeling of thirst and frequent urination difficulty in sleeping, restlessness, agitation[yourhormones.info] Symptoms and signs of thyroid storm such as confusion, pyrexia with no other cause than hyperthyroidism.[clinicaltrials.gov] Therapists should be aware of these signs and symptoms of Thyroid Storm: Severe tachycardia with heart failure Hyperurthemia (up to 105 degrees) Reselessness and agitation[physio-pedia.com]

  • Hypoglycemia

    There is often blurring of vision, nasal congestion, ringing in the ears, numbness and tingling of the hands, feet or face, and sometimes leg or foot cramps.[fibromyalgiatreatment.com]

  • Methanol Poisoning

    cramps Weakness How is First Aid administered for Methanol Poisoning?[dovemed.com] These are some of the symptoms of methanol poisoning: • Difficulty breathing • Blurred vision • Agitation • Dizziness • Stomach pain No matter where you are, if you expect[battleface.com] With large ingestions of methanol, depressed cardiac contractility heralds circulatory collapse and leads to signs of heart failure, cardiac arrhythmias, or both.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Syncope

    Rare side effects include slight weight gain, very high blood pressure and leg cramping. Leg cramping is caused by low potassium.[cincinnatichildrens.org] Cardiac syncope is usually associated with virtually no prodromal symptoms (no signs that the syncope was about to occur). It often occurs during exercise.[pted.org] ‘In patients without focal neurologic symptoms and signs, syncope from cerebrovascular disease is extremely rare.’[en.oxforddictionaries.com]

  • Vasovagal Syncope

    Head-up tilt of bed 45 Head-up tilt of bed (often will need footboard) Hypotension, sliding off bed, leg cramps Elastic support hose Requires at least 30–40 mm Hg ankle counterpressure[circ.ahajournals.org] If your patient exhibits any these associated signs or symptoms, you should have someone call 911 immediately.[blog.optoprep.com] […] and symptoms Although presentation of neurocardiogenic syncope is similar to that of other types of syncope, loss of consciousness in patients with neurocardiogenic syncope[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hypokalemia

    cramps Limp muscles Low BP & Heart Nursing Interventions for Hypokalemia Watch heart rhythm (place on cardiac monitor…most are already on telemetry), respiratory status,[registerednursern.com] These symptoms included nystagmus in one patient and agitation, tremors, and having an "out-of-body" experience in the other patient.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Other causes include: Diarrhea Dietary deficiency Excessive sweating Magnesium deficiency (causes overexcretion of fluid) Signs and Symptoms of Hypokalemia Symptoms of deficiency[healthcommunities.com]

  • Pulmonary Embolism

    Sitting in a cramped position during lengthy plane or car trips slows blood flow in the legs, which contributes to the formation of clots. Other risk factors Smoking.[mayoclinic.org] Hypoxia, which may cause anxiety, restlessness, agitation and impaired consciousness. Pyrexia. Elevated jugular venous pressure.[patient.info] Syncope and altered mental status, which suggest a compromised cardiac output, are additional signs of a pulmonary embolism [1].[ems1.com]

  • Alcohol Withdrawal Delirium

    Symptoms can include tingling in the arms and legs, numbness, pain, and cramps and other muscle problems.[alcorehab.org] Clinical characteristics include CONFUSION; DELUSIONS; vivid HALLUCINATIONS; TREMOR; agitation; insomnia; and signs of autonomic hyperactivity (e.g., elevated blood pressure[ebi.ac.uk] Vital sign trends can help indicate uncontrolled withdrawal symptoms.[clinicaladvisor.com]

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