This may sound silly, however, I have had twitching of the right leg for MANY years now. I describe them as "electrical shocks" which begin very small around the knee area and progressively become larger (like an electrical capacitor storing energy) and then they twitch. Normally it is a very small twitch but enough to keep you awake. I have found that taking two Tums sometimes do the trick, if not, I will have a tall glass of milk along with it and this will normally allow me to return to sleep. This only happens in the prone position and on my back or sides. I have noticed that spicy foods or onions/peppers etc can be associated with the twitching.View Thread
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