I have been suffering from muscle spasms for the last few years. I am not talking about those middle of the night leg cramps that many undergo. My problems started with my legs, the legs go rigid and it was so debilitating and I could not find anything to ease my pain. I think that if we could feel what rigor mortis feels like, it would be similar to what I was going through.
It was not too long after that I started having abdominal spasms. You can see the muscles contract so severely, it can only be likened to the movie 'Aliens' only no creatures were rupturing from my abdomen.
I made appointment after appointment with doctors, and two of them thought I had MS, but that has since been ruled out. I had asked labs be run because I worried that maybe my potassium was low, but everything was normal, even follow-up labs were normal.
I am now on Gabapentin which keeps the spasms in check.
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