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889 Possible Causes for Agitation, Muscle Twitch

  • Hyperventilation

    twitching or cramps If you experience any of these symptoms – or even if you don't – you might want to check your breathing rate.[] 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[] […] or outright panic attacks. [1] Excessively rapid breathing creates low levels of carbon dioxide in your blood, which can lead to dizziness, fainting, weakness, confusion, agitation[]

  • Acute Hyperventilation

    Acute secondary hypocalcemia can result in carpopedal spasm, muscle twitching, a prolonged QT interval, and positive Chvostek and Trousseau signs.[] , twitching and cramps, tension and panicky feelings, depression and anxiety.[] Muscle twitching, spasms, and weakness may be noted.[]

  • Acute Amphetamine Intoxication

    Anxiety and agitation Cardiovascular collapse has been precipitated by severe agitation requiring physical restraints.[] twitching Risky sexual behavior Amphetamines are meant to produce short-term, immediate effects on the user.[] Agitation or persisting seizures in patients with amphetamine toxicity requires generous titration of benzodiazepines and a calm soothing environment.[]

  • Hypoglycemia

    Symptoms of muscle twitching, irritability, and/or increased urination. Poor appetite that does not improve. If you notice excessive sleepiness, confusion.[]

  • Psychogenic Hyperventilation

    Acute secondary hypocalcemia can result in carpopedal spasm, muscle twitching, prolonged QT interval, and positive Chvostek and Trousseau signs.[] Dependence in Activities of Daily Living ADLs Inability to Initiate Meaningful Activities Anxiety Spatial Disorientation Rejection of Care Food Refusal Insomnia Apathy and Agitation[] The hypersensitive facial nerve makes the muscles of the face twitch. Chronic hyperventilation Chronic hyperventilation may be rather more difficult to diagnose.[]

  • Anxiety Disorder

    twitches.[] […] history of panic disorder and one patient with a history of generalized anxiety disorder were treated with buspirone and experienced an increase in their anxiety levels, agitation[] Some of the most common anxiety symptoms include irrational feelings of fear, dread, or danger tension worry physical symptoms such as agitation, trembling, nausea, hot or[]

  • Heroin Withdrawal

    To paraphrase Colonel Kurtz, make friends with anxiety and agitation. If you don't, they are enemies to be feared.[] Cold chills, tremors and digestive issues (diarrhea & vomiting) Nervous behavior Muscle twitches Intense cravings Inpatient Heroin Detox The goal of an inpatient detox is[] The symptoms may include: Cold flashes, including chilly, “goose” flesh Muscle twitches, including random kicking movements Bone and muscle pain Restlessness and insomnia[]

  • Hypokalemia

    These symptoms included nystagmus in one patient and agitation, tremors, and having an "out-of-body" experience in the other patient.[] […] deficiency may produce muscular weakness and lead to paralysis and respiratory failure; muscular malfunction may result in hypoventilation, paralytic ileus, hypotension, muscle[] On the second day of hospitalization the patient presented severe delusions of persecution and extreme agitation, requiring neuroleptic medication for control.[]

  • Acute Anxiety

    R45.1 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R45.1 Restlessness and agitation 2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code acute reaction to stress F43.0 crisis F43.0 Stupor (catatonic)[] twitches.[] twitches, particularly around the face and neck.[]

  • Huntington's Disease

    This is a case of a 60-year-old man who presented with a 6-month history of increasing agitation and emotional volatility.[] For bystanders these muscle twitches are often invisible or can be explained as nervousness.[] Prior to her admission, the patient had become increasingly psychotic and agitated, resulting in her refusal and/or inability to eat.[]

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