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A 20-year-old male asked:

Having eye tics for more than 3 yrs now, occurrence is irregular,comes and goes.recently had jerkish movements while i am about to sleep, is it bad?

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Dr. Ilene Ruhoy
Neurology 23 years experience
Probably not: Sporadic eye tics are generally not worrisome although if there are other symptoms you should be evaluation. Jerk-like movements, also known as myoclonus, while falling asleep is considered normal physiology. Again, if there are other things going on you should see your physician.
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