Originally Posted by Khalila8
Hey guys I hope someone could help me out or give me an answer. It all started when I was 22 years old. I use to be a normal guy in his early twenties drinking and having fun, then one day I woke up and started having these weird muscle jerks throughout my whole body. If I was holding something it would go flying out of my hand. It seemed like whenever I would try and make an attempt to move my brain felt like it would misfire and I would have these body jerks, my hands would not be able to hold or do anything. When these would happen I would have to eat something and just lay down until they went away. It seems like they happen after a night of drinking. I am so scared of drinking now because I don't want to have these jerks the next morning. Even if I don't drink I still have these jerks whenever I'm stressed out or if I didn't get enough sleep the night before. I'm so depressed because of this and I am so sad. I want my life back and my mornings back. I went to the doctor and he just said its from stress which I think is not the only reason why I have these jerks. I have been through alot so far in my life but it can't be just from stress. Please help me.
Just monitor it. Go back to the Dr. or see another Dr. for a second opinion if it continues.
Based on my own experiences and all of the research and reading I have done on epilepsy, it does not sound like a seizure to me. But that is just my opinion.
Hope you get some answers...good luck.