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2,999 Possible Causes for Muscle Cramp

  • Hypoglycemia

    cramps, occasionally cause hypoglycemia.[merckmanuals.com] Certain drugs other than those for diabetes, most notably pentamidine, used to treat a form of pneumonia that occurs most often as part of AIDS, and quinine, used to treat muscle[merckmanuals.com]

  • Alcohol Abuse

    Requests for competency assessment of elderly patients are among the more common referrals that medical and surgical units make to consultation-liaison psychiatrists. Special considerations arise when impairment in cognition, judgment and function arise in the context of substance abuse. At what point during the[…][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] And contrary to popular belief, muscle cramps and fatigue aren't caused by dehydration but from pushing too hard.[mnn.com] cramps and that when severe may be life-threatening if untreated … aspirin and other pain relievers like ibuprofen … seem to increase the risk for hyponatremia . — Harvard[merriam-webster.com]

  • Acute Amphetamine Intoxication

    Soon after CPR, he developed extreme hypertension above 200 mmHg accompanied with excess sweating, muscle cramp, hyperpyrexia above 40 , rhabdomyolysis, myoglobinemia and[ci.nii.ac.jp] Following amphetamine intoxication, a "crash" occurs with symptoms of anxiety, shakiness, depressed mood, lethargy, fatigue, nightmares, headache, perspiring, muscle cramps[minddisorders.com]

  • Polyneuropathy

    […] weakness but may also produce uncontrolled muscle twitches (fasciculations), painful muscle cramps, muscle atrophy with decreased reflexes similar to patients who are diagnosed[stemcellthailand.org] If you have become severely impaired, you may need physical therapy to help retain strength and avoid muscle cramping and spasms.[webmd.com] Acquired neuromyotonia manifests clinically in cramps, fasciculations, and stiffness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Chronic Kidney Insufficiency

    Muscle cramps. Darkness of skin. Cleveland Clinic News & More Cleveland Clinic News & More[my.clevelandclinic.org] Muscle cramps. Fluid retention which causes swollen feet and ankles. Puffiness around the eyes. A need to pass urine more often than usual. Being pale due to anaemia.[patient.info] cramping Dry, itchy skin Frequent urination Once CKD is diagnosed it is important to determine the level of kidney function.[kidneyandhypertensioncare.com]

  • Hypothyroidism

    cramps Vague aches and pains Hypothyroidism is a very common thyroid disease.[medicinenet.com] cramps and frequent muscle aches Constipation Depression Irritability Memory loss Abnormal menstrual cycles Decreased libido Each individual patient may have any number of[endocrineweb.com] cramps Sides of eyebrows thin or fall out Confusion Increased or irregular menstrual flow in women These symptoms may look like other health problems.[hopkinsmedicine.org]

  • Liver Cirrhosis

    Some other symptoms you might get are: Vomiting blood Severe muscle cramps Brownish urine Fever Enlarged spleen Bone disease, causing bones to break more easily Keep in mind[webmd.com] Is taurine effective for treatment of painful muscle cramps in liver cirrhosis? [letter]. Am J Gastroenterol. 1993;88:1466 - 1467. Okita M, Watanabe A, Nagashima H.[cancercarewny.com] cramps right shoulder pain in men: enlarged breasts and shrunken testes in women: irregular or lack of menstrual periods impotence and loss of sexual desire dizziness and[britishlivertrust.org.uk]

  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica

    These exercises will add flexibility and condition your muscles to prevent cramps and muscle injuries.[livestrong.com] Polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) is an inflammatory disorder that causes severe muscle pain, muscle stiffness, muscle spasms and cramping on both sides of the body, particularly[medindia.net] "Episodic Muscle Spasms, Cramps, andWeakness." In Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, edited by Anthony S. Fauci, et al.[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.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] Symptoms of Hyperthyroidism Hyperthyroidism symptoms vary and may include the following: Impotence in Males Muscle Spasms, Cramps, Twitching & Tremors Acne Eye Twitch Headaches[nativeremedies.com] cramps Dry skin Goiter (swelling of thyroid gland) Brittle nails Slow heart rate Irregular period Sensitivity to cold Constipation Carpal tunnel syndrome Treatment for hypothyroidism[piedmont.org]

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