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444 Possible Causes for Hyperventilation, Hypoglycemia, Muscle Twitch

  • Hyperventilation

    […] alkalosis Shallow water blackout, the role of hyperventilation in some drowning incidents[] twitching or cramps If you experience any of these symptoms – or even if you don't – you might want to check your breathing rate.[] , twitching and cramps, tension and panicky feelings, depression and anxiety.[]

  • Hypomania

    A 74-year-old man with a remote history of Sydenham's chorea but no personal or family history of mood disorder had simultaneous onset of severe, generalized chorea and a mild manic syndrome in clear consciousness. Both chorea and hypomania improved after treatment with sodium valproate and clonazepam. Agitated[…][]

  • Panic Attacks

    Risk factors Panic attacks are more common with: The use of stimulants like caffeine Hereditary factors Stressful situations Chemical imbalances as may occur with hypoglycemia[] Do not use a paper bag in an attempt to treat hyperventilation.[] muscles sweaty palms, flushed face terror fear of losing control fear of a stroke that will lead to disability fear of dying fear of going crazy A panic attack typically[]

  • Anxiety Disorder

    Some evidence suggests that hypoglycemia, hyperthyroidism, mitral valve prolapse, labyrinthitis, and pheochromocytoma may trigger or worsen panic disorder.[] Four patients had hyperventilation, one sleep apnea, and two somatization disorders.[] twitches.[]

  • Status Epilepticus

    These findings may suggest alcohol withdrawal, drug use, or hypoglycemia as possible causes of seizure.[] RESULTS: Our case presented with dysgueusia, dysosmia and episodes of hyperventilation that evolved into a refractory status epilepticus.[] twitches or tonic eye deviation).[]

  • Paraneoplastic Syndrome

    […] and inexplicable hypoglycemia.[] In respiratory alkalosis caused by hyperventilation, the ionized calcium decreases acutely, and reductions in pH can cause the ionized calcium to rise acutely, both resulting[] Accordingly, this syndrome is associated with muscle weakness, muscle wasting, and muscle twitching.[]

  • Hepatic Encephalopathy

    […] measures for the treatment of acute hepatic encephalopathy include correction and avoidance of any factor that could potentially aggravate pre-existent encephalopathy, such as hypoglycemia[] Moderate Confusion Asterixis Fetor hepaticus Hypothermia Hyperventilation Video on the pathophysiology of hepatic encephalopathy Investigations in hepatic encephalopathy Full[] Other neurological symptoms may include myoclonus (involuntary twitching of a muscle or group of muscles), nystagmus (rapid, involuntary eye movement), tremor, muscle atrophy[]

  • Alcoholic Ketoacidosis

    This case, however, presented comatose status caused by hypoglycemia. Poor oral intake of this patient was assumed to be the cause of hypoglycemia.[] […] may be indicated if the pH is less than 7.1 or if the patient is clinically deteriorating as evidenced by a weak, rapid pulse, hypotension, or inability to compensate by hyperventilation[] Other complications may include: psychosis coma pancreatitis pneumonia encephalopathy (a brain disease that can cause memory loss, personality changes, and muscle twitching[]

  • Lactic Acidosis

    Possible mechanisms responsible for both hypoglycemia as well as lactic acidosis are discussed.[] In animal studies, hyperventilation and infusion of calcium during sodium bicarbonate administration improves cardiovascular function, suggesting that this approach could[] In mild cases the symptoms may be overlooked; in severe cases symptoms are more obvious and may include muscle twitching, involuntary movement, cardiac arrhythmias, disorientation[]

  • Syncope

    ., previous history of syncope, a fear of dental treatment due to previous traumatic dental experiences or pain, and hypoglycemia.[] Hyperventilation combined with hypotension may result in short-term loss of consciousness, muscle weakening, and fainting.[] Sometimes when people faint, their muscles twitch and their bodies make jerking movements; this can sometimes be confused with seizures but are not actual seizures.[]

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