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Old 10-31-2010, 07:19 AM  
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Craig, if you are taking an antidepressant in the SSRI family, or SNRI like Cymbalta, this can cause movements like that. They start with the neck, mouth, jaw, and may include the arms.

It has to do with elevated serotonin levels, which cause or depress dopamine in the brain. These movements may occur after a person has been on the drug a long time, more than 6mos. I'd look at any and all medications you are taking now. Some drugs deplete nutrients, like magnesium, or B12 or Vit D and calcium. If you like you can PM me with what you are taking now, and I'll look that up for you privately.
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