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  1. bananabas

    Muscle spasms triggered by light gestures

    Hello! I discovered something recently, as many of you I have occasional muscle spasms. However, I discovered that I can trigger them very badly when doing very fine gestures with my fingers. For example, if I play with a grain of rice and I try to pass it from finger to finger as gently as...
  2. Jwarrior77

    Sore muscles everyday upon waking up?

    Basically every single day when I wake up all the muscles in my body are sore and fatigued. It's like I had just ran a marathon the day prior only I hadn't. They also feel inflamed as if the muscle tissue is breaking down. It usually subsides halfway through the day and then repeats again. I...
  3. Sarah94

    Taurine causing low potassium???

    Hi there. I took taurine for the first time last night in the hope that it would help me with sleep. I took 2000mg. It did help send me to sleep, but I also had some bad effects which I'm not sure if were due to the taurine or a coincidence. For context - I have low-end severe ME. Spend all...
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