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A 24-year-old female asked:

I am a 24 year old, 2nd year law student. i am studying for exams: stressed + little sleep + lots of caffeine. my thumb keeps twitching! is this norm?

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Dr. James Rotchford
Addiction Medicine 42 years experience
No it's not norm: But neither is the context in which it is occurring. Respect your body. I think it is telling you that perhaps the coffee, lack of exercise, rest, and excelling in your grades, may not be as important as you might think. That being said I don't think your concerns warrant an immediate consultation. I wouldn't be surprised if a good massage to loosen your neck muscles would help!

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