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Extreme responses

I have an extreme knee reflex response, also an extreme startle response and involuntary muscle jerks (all over my body, face, internal (diaphram, colon, vagina) 24 hours a day.  Been going on about a year.  Sometime worse than others.  Had nuerological workup including sleep deprivation EEG.  What's up?
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Hi there. I can't give you any answers, but I do have a question. How do you know that your reflexes were extreme? I had some shock tests on my limbs a couple days ago, but they didn't tell me anything. I'm wondering if my reflexes were normal. (Although I could tell that I did not reflex at all in one spot.) I won't get the results for another two weeks and the suspense is killing me.
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How are you?
Involuntary muscle jerks can occur due to many causes like hypocalcemia, dehydration, diabetes, and encephalopathy.
It is very difficult to tell without a physical examination. Since all your tests are normal, hypocalcemia can be a cause in your case.
You can take calcium supplements and see if it makes you feel better. Take care!
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