Benign Fasciculation Syndrome

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   Posted 10/24/2009 9:50 AM (GMT -7)   
This is a long shot but does anyone here have benign fasciculation syndrome (muscle twitching all over the body)? I used to think it was due to the Remicade I was taking but I'm not so sure anymore. I don't know what's causing it, and no doctor knows either.
Crohn's Colitis diagnosed 6/08
SCD since 4/09
Remicade since 6/09
Boswellia + Acidophilus

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   Posted 10/24/2009 10:19 AM (GMT -7)   
I have heard of it with magenisium def.
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   Posted 10/24/2009 10:53 AM (GMT -7)   
It could also be fatigue or stress, or both.
33 y/o male. Dx'ed in 1999. No surgeries.

Current meds: Humira 2/27/09. Proferrin iron pills.

Tried SCD, didn't work, now avoiding gluten and dairy.

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   Posted 10/24/2009 7:58 PM (GMT -7)   
antibodies to voltage-gated potassium channels

translation::: is possible inflammation in the area of ion exchange namely, affecting potassium, and perhaps potassium balance
i.e. electrical (electrolyte) problem from antibodies (from inflammation) at the membrane (voltage across the membrane/cell wall( i.e bowel wall cells)
try rehydration with salt, sugar and some juice, see the hydration therapy
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