Fasciculation pectoral

A fasciculation, or muscle twitch, is a spontaneous, involuntary muscle contraction and relaxation, involving fine muscle fibers. They are common, with as much as 70% of people experiencing them. They can be benign, or associated with more serious conditions. When no cause or pathology is identified, they are diagnosed as benign fasciculation syndrome.

Fasciculation or muscle twitching is what happens when minor local muscles contract. Twitching could also result if one muscle group that is served by one motor nerve filament or fiber misfires. This could happen to fibers or bundles of muscles in the pectoralis.

The main symptom of benign fasciculation syndrome is persistent muscle twitching, tingling, or numbness. These symptoms happen when the muscle is resting. As soon as the muscle moves, the twitching…

A fasciculation is commonly known as a muscle twitch. Muscle twitches are normal, and the majority of people will experience one at some point. Typical examples include an eyelid twitch or a leg…

This is about how to tell the difference between an irregular heartbeat and a twitching muscle in your chest. When a muscle twitches (fasciculates), it can be very rhythmic, kind of like the beat of a drum. However, it can also be irregular, with an erratic nature.

In fact, having fasciculations doesn’t correlate with how rapidly the disease progresses. I would suggest most people with fasciculations or muscle cramps wait a few months although there’s no hard and fast rule — before seeking a medical evaluation. Often the twitching or cramping will just stop on its own. If it doesn’t, it makes sense to get your problem evaluated. An internist or a …

Muscle twitching, also known as fasciculation, has many common causes. These include: Overexertion. Share on Pinterest Strain or overuse of a muscle can cause twitches. When a person exercises …