These may include poor memory and concentration, irritability and overactivity in children, swollen gums, acne and weight gain.
The benefits of benzodiazepines include improved passive range of motion, less muscle overactivity, fewer painful spasms, and overall relaxation.
Excessive sweating in the affected area is caused by overactivity of the nerves linked to the sweat glands.
It is possible that people with OCD experience overactivity deep within the brain that causes the cells to get "stuck," much like a jammed transmission in a car damages the gears.
Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is a way to inactivate the parts of the brain thought to cause overactivity or tremor in certain muscles, without destroying a part of the brain.