myoclonic Jerks or twitches.

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myoclonic Jerks or twitches.

Postby yachmene » Wed Jul 01, 2009 11:13 am

Does anyone suffer from severe myoclonic jerks in their legs, arms, spine and face? What has worked best in treating them for you?
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Re: myoclonic jerks or twitches

Postby NHE » Wed Jul 01, 2009 4:54 pm

Hi Yachmene,
Severly members have reported benefits in treating muscle spasticity with magnesium, e.g., magnesium citrate which is a highly soluble form. I don't remember the recommended dosage right now but I know that Jimmylegs has posted it a few times. Try doing a search of the forum. However, you may want to read this post in the FAQ for some helpful tips first.

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Postby jimmylegs » Mon Jul 13, 2009 7:27 pm

it's 600-1200mg magnesium :) i cant personally deal with more than 600 it gives me the runs. magnesium citrate, as NHE said, and you can get lots of natural source magnesium from the darkest of the dark green leafy veg - kale, chard, etc.
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