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A 40-year-old member asked:

Is there a vitamin deficiency that could cause my eye muscle to twitch?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
Neurology 59 years experience
No: Vitamins are trace elements and are needed in very small amounts usually supplied with an average diet vitamin deficiency is relatively rare and I am not aware of muscle twitching being an important symptom.Anxiety is a more likely cause , !
Dr. Scott Bolhack
Wound care 36 years experience
Eye twitch and vita: There is no proven association with a vitamin deficiency and twitching of the eye muscles.
Last updated Nov 18, 2012


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