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108 Possible Causes for Confusion, Muscle Cramp, Nocturnal Leg Cramp

  • Hypoglycemia

    cramps, occasionally cause hypoglycemia.[merckmanuals.com] What you will feel is probably: shaky, a bit confused, a little uncoordinated, sweaty, some peoples eyes go funny.[web.archive.org] The definition of clinically significant hypoglycemia remains one of the most confused and contentious issues in contemporary neonatology.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hyponatremia

    Anthropomorphic characteristics, exercise time, and post-exercise ratings of thermal sensation, perceived exertion and muscle cramp were similar for LC, AM and CON.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Moderate - personality change, muscle cramps and weakness, confusion, ataxia. Severe - drowsiness.[patient.info] And contrary to popular belief, muscle cramps and fatigue aren't caused by dehydration but from pushing too hard.[mnn.com]

  • Chronic Kidney Insufficiency

    Muscle cramps. Darkness of skin. Cleveland Clinic News & More Cleveland Clinic News & More[my.clevelandclinic.org] Before then, conflicting classifications had created a state of confusion as to how many Americans were afflicted with this progressive, life-threatening condition.[lifeextension.com] cramping Dry, itchy skin Frequent urination Once CKD is diagnosed it is important to determine the level of kidney function.[kidneyandhypertensioncare.com]

  • Electrolytes Abnormal

    Muscle cramps often occur in middle-aged and older people and are common in athletes.[eletewater.co.uk] […] precautions caused by excessive sodium intake, water deprivation, excessive water loss thirst, dry mucous membranes & lips, oliguria, increased temp & pulse, flushed skin, confusion[quizlet.com] Her daughter states that she has been mildly confused over the past 2 days.[clinicalgate.com]

  • Hypokalemia

    Did you ever wonder why athletes are told to eat bananas to prevent muscle cramps?[study.com] Signs & Symptoms (tricks on how to easily remember) Nursing Intervention…things that NCLEX and lecture exams look for Hypo low Kal root word for potassium….. don’t get it confused[registerednursern.com] cramps, spasms, or twitching Weakness Paralysis 2000-2018 The StayWell Company, LLC. 800 Township Line Road, Yardley, PA 19067.[fairview.org]

  • Respiratory Alkalosis

    […] weakness, unsteady gait PAIN /DISCOMFORT May report: Muscle spasms/cramps, epigastric pain, precordial pain (tightness) RESPIRATION May report: Dyspnea History of asthma,[nurseslabs.com] The arterial blood gases gradually normalized, the confusion disappeared, and the patient was discharged home.Three months later, 4 weeks after an increase in sulthiame dosage[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] obstructive pulmonary disease, type 2 diabetes, hypertension, glaucoma, and bladder cancer who presented to the emergency department after the police found him disoriented and confused[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hypocalcemia

    cramps, abdominal cramps, and overly active reflexes).[rxlist.com] However, the same laboratory values can be seen in children with vitamin D deficiency, and diagnostic confusion is common.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] As hypocalcemia progresses, muscle cramps are common, and people may become confused, depressed, and forgetful and have tingling in their lips, fingers, and feet as well as[merckmanuals.com]

  • Hyperthyroidism

    […] psychiatric conditions Surgical removal of the thyroid Symptoms of hypothyroidism Unexplained weight gain or trouble losing weight Fatigue Depression Hair loss and dry hair Muscle[piedmont.org] Many times, the condition can be confused with a flare of mania.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] To avoid confusion, however, we will consider hyperthyroidism and thyrotoxicosis to be the same and will use only the term hyperthyroidism .[annals.org]

  • Nocturnal Leg Cramp

    Topic Overview What are muscle cramps?[healthlinkbc.ca] Nocturnal leg cramps. Am Fam Physician. 2012;86(4):350-355. Butler JV, Mulkerrin EC, et al. Nocturnal leg cramps in older people. Postgrad Med J. 2002;78:596-598.[stjosepheureka.myhospitalwebsite.com] However, adverse events may include: tinnitus impaired hearing headache *nausea disturbed vision confusion flushing abdominal pain.[gov.uk]

  • Chronic Alcoholism

    Pain “Pins and needles” Numbness Muscle weakness, cramps, or aches Muscle spasms / contractions Tingling Constipation Diarrhea Incontinence (leaking urine) or difficulty with[foundationforpn.org] The first had been admitted with confusion and weight loss, the second with hypotension and sepsis, and the third with confusion and hypoglycaemia-induced seizures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report on the case of a 51-year-old man with chronic alcoholism, who suddenly developed visual disturbance and confusion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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