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"Myoclonus"




  1. photo Periodic Limb Movement Disorder – What Is It?Periodic Limb Movement Disorder – What Is It?Treatment
    in those who are middle-aged or elderly. Both males and females can both get PLMD / RLS. PLMD used to be called nocturnal myoclonus but that name is not used anymore today. Chronic sleep disruption, daytimeRead more
  2. photo Gluten and inflammatory disorders of the brain and nervous systemGluten and inflammatory disorders of the brain and nervous systemNews
    , migraines, apraxia, neuropathy, myoclonus, hearing loss and virtually every other neurological disorder (2,3,4, 5, 6).For many individuals there immune system gets so overworked from gluten sensitivityRead more

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Myoclonus

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Myoclonus /maɪˈɒklənəs/ or /maɪəˈkloʊnəs/ is a brief, involuntary twitching of a muscle or a group of muscles. It describes a medical sign and, generally, is not a diagnosis of a disease. These myoclonic twitches, jerks, or seizures are usually caused by sudden muscle contractions (positive myoclonus) or brief lapses of contraction (negative myoclonus). The most common circumstance under which...More