Muscle rigidity, Muscle twitch: 3 Possible Causes
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What causes muscle rigidity and muscle twitch? 3 possible conditions

See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.

1

Seizures

This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

Seizures are changes in the brain's electrical activity that cause violent shaking and loss of bodily control. Bruises can result from injuries sustained during a seizure.

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2

Huntington's Disease

Huntington's disease is a hereditary condition in which your brain's nerve cells gradually break down. It can cause physical and psychological symptoms.

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3

Calcium Deficiency Disease (Hypocalcemia)

A lack of calcium can lead to diseases like osteoporosis and calcium deficiency disease (hypocalcemia).

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This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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