A 42-year-old member asked:
Can extreme anger cause eye blinking or eyelid twitching?
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Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Maybe: You are describing myokymia - an involuntary twitching of the skin around the eyelids. It's believed to be related to lack of sleep, stress, and caffeine use. Change these risk factors and it should abate.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Does extreme anger cause eye or eyelid twitching?
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Neurology 14 years experience
Possible.: Twitches of the eyelids are a very common symptom. The most common cause is stress, often in association with sleep deprivation and other factors such as caffeine intake. Anger is essentially a different type of stress for the body. There are also some neurological conditions that can cause eyelid twitching. If your symptoms persist or worsen, discuss them with your doctor.
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Last updated Sep 30, 2015
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