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I have what I think is a tendon imbalance. It's a long story

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I have what I think is a tendon imbalance. It's a long story but basically my dental retainer was put in wrong, so my tongue couldn't lie flat on my pallet like it's supposed to. I had this for 7 years! Until I realised it was causing me all kinds of problems all over my body, spasms etc. Now I've had the retainer taken out I can feel pulsating all through my body from my lips and tongue down to my groin and legs, it's absolutely horrible.
JA: What seems to make the symptoms worse or better? Have you noticed any swelling?
Customer: No swelling, nothing seems to make it better
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: No
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 3 months ago.

Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 3 months ago.

you should see a nerve doctor and get evaluation of your nerves.

you may need blood testing to check for lead and heavy metal toxicity.

you should get tested for potassium and magnesium levels as these help control muscle contraction

you should be checked for parkinsons and other motor neuron diseases