Falcon84
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Health Update

Sat Apr 29, 2006 5:03 am

Had my appointment with the neurologist this morning. He ran me through some tests for things like reflexes, resistance to pressure (on arms and legs), for feeling in the limbs, and the like.

From what he could tell, the twitching isn't neurological. He never even brought up the possibility. He did say that an over-active thyroid might be causing the twitching. I had to get some blood drawn, so the lab can check that out. So I should hear something by Monday or Tuesday next week.

That's definitely a load off my mind, and we'll see what the blood tests reveal.  Smile
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RE: Health Update

Sat Apr 29, 2006 7:12 am

I'm glad the news was good and hope that the results of the tests are even better.  Smile Good health to you!
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RE: Health Update

Sat Apr 29, 2006 7:16 am

Congrats. I'm glad it doesn't seem to be anything serious!
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RE: Health Update

Sat Apr 29, 2006 9:12 am

Quoting Falcon84 (Thread starter):
the twitching isn't neurological

You are still, however, a nut case  wink  . . . doctor's diagnosis notwithstanding.  laughing 

Well, good news . . . it's not a cranial malfunction . . . so perhaps it's nothing of serious consequence at all  thumbsup 
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Falcon84
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RE: Health Update

Sat Apr 29, 2006 9:25 am

Quoting ANCFlyer (Reply 3):
You are still, however, a nut case . . . doctor's diagnosis notwithstanding.

Knee-jerk conservative bastard you.  Big grin
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RE: Health Update

Sat Apr 29, 2006 10:25 am

Quoting ANCFlyer (Reply 3):
it's not a cranial malfunction .

Gosh... god thing he didn't ask the people on a.net their opinions, eh?  Wink

Glad to hear the good news!

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RE: Health Update

Sat Apr 29, 2006 11:20 am

I researched this (muscle twitches) a few years ago and found a lot of stuff that said it could be caused by a deficiency of certain vitamins and/or minerals. I think magnesium was mentioned if I remember correctly. You might check into that.

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