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Involuntary body spasms/ jerking

I have myoclonic type jerks at night but have now developed jerking/ body spasms during the day.  My head will suddenly jerk towards the left or my back will jerk. The effect seems to be worse for observers than for me!  What could be the cause?  About thirty years I had a road traffic accident and had back spasms for several years afterwards.  The jerking is similar but without the pain.  Does anyone have any similar experience?
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hello,
no similar experience. But are you taking any medicines for the same? are you taking some treatment for the same? any doctor you have consulted?
regards
abhijeet
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Avatar_n_tn
Hi,

I am taking lots of medication for other conditions but not for this. This seems to fall between different doctors!

Cheers

Orkney
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hi I have the same problem. started out about 2 years ago with just my legs jumping at bed time and then moved to my whole body now my head will just jerk around and some times so much so I bit my toung  and fills like i might have whip lash at times from how hard my  head jerks  it happens any time of the day and at times my body will jump also.
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You need a full work up from a neurologist. This symptom could be indicative of some nerve problem.
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