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Doctor insights on: Eye Random Twitches After Drinking Lots Of Caffeine

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Will eye twitching go away once I stop caffeine and drinking coffee?

Will eye twitching go away once I stop caffeine and drinking coffee?

Probably: If you're consuming a high quantity of caffeine, then probably yes. Other than caffeine withdrawal symptoms, decreasing your caffeine intake is not a bad idea. Other reasons for your eyes to twitch include fatigue and low calcium. Are you getting enough sleep? Are your calcium levels low? Hope this helps! ...Read more

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My right eye has been twitching for 4 days and now my right eardrum is too. I've been sleeping well and drink 70-80 oz water/day, no caffeine. Ideas?

My right eye has been twitching for 4 days and now my right eardrum is too. I've been sleeping well and drink 70-80 oz water/day, no caffeine. Ideas?

Triad: Stress, fatigue, caffeine. Remember caffeine comes in many forms; coffee, tea, chocolate. energy drinks. Stress is an often unavoidable cause ...Read more

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My fiancé has started getting constant eye twitches he never had before? Is this unlikely serious? Does drink caffiene and smoke.. But this is sudden

My fiancé has started getting constant eye twitches he never had before? Is this unlikely serious? Does drink caffiene and smoke.. But this is sudden

Ocular irritation: Likely causes of twitching of the eyelid (eyelid myokymia )are related to ocular surface irritation, whether its from dry eyes, eyelid inflammation, allergies, dust, wind, medications, too much caffeine, or stress. Even the exhaled tobacco smoke can be irritating. First trial artificial tears 4-6 times per day. Warm compresses and lid massages may also help. See an eye md if these don't help. ...Read more

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Is muscle twitching common when you drink a lot of caffeine? I have been drinking a lot of caffeine and on topamax (topiramate). It's all over my body for week.

Is muscle twitching common when you drink a lot of caffeine? I have been drinking a lot of caffeine and on topamax (topiramate). It's all over my body for week.

Yes: A muscle twitch is an small local involuntary contraction of muscle. It's usually not a symptom of a serious illness. Excessive caffine intake can cause muscle twitching. Other causes are: occuring after muscular exertion, tension or anxiety and magnesium deficiency. Twitching associated with muscle weakness indicates a motor neuron disease. For more information see: http:/bit.ly/1rBtxRu ...Read more

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Does drinking a lot of coffee (or caffeine intake) have to do something with your eye health (retina, cornea, etc.)? Or are they absolutely unrelated?

Does drinking a lot of coffee (or caffeine intake) have to do something with your eye health (retina, cornea, etc.)? Or are they absolutely unrelated?

Not related: Caffeine intake has neither pro-health or anti- health affects on your eye health. Exceptionally is the occasional lid twitching that can occur with heavy caffeine consumption. This latter condition, called eyelid myokymia, is benign and doesn't affect your eye health. It is also very unusual for caffeine to have clinically significant effect on your eye pressure.So if you tolerate caffeine, enjoy. ...Read more

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If you have a high heart rate and muscle twitching will you be ok? Its been about an hour since the last drink of caffeine and it got better for a min

If you have a high heart rate and muscle twitching will you be ok? Its been about an hour since the last drink of caffeine and it got better for a min

Fast rate: It takes longer than an hour for the heart rate to return to normal(55 -90) if a significant amount of caffeine was ingested.. Alcohol also affects the heart rate. For some people 55 is a normal rate and for others, 90 would be normal. ...Read more

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Last week upper left eyelid started twitching 1 or 2 times a day. Getting more frequent. Not more stressed or sleep deprived or drinking more caffeine than usual. What else could it be?

Last week upper left eyelid started twitching 1 or 2 times a day. Getting more frequent. Not more stressed or sleep deprived or drinking more caffeine than usual. What else could it be?

Myokymia: Most often eyelid twitching is due to muscular irritabiity termed myokymia which is annoying but quite benign. I may be associated with eye strain, fatigue, or stressors, but may occur without any clearcut etiology. It the twitching involves the facial muscles in addition, best to have this evaluated. ...Read more

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