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I'm 25 my bones ache. Have lots of headache migraines eye twitches. Body aches a lot no strength. Weak. No energy what should I do?

I'm 25 my bones ache. Have lots of headache migraines eye twitches. Body aches a lot no strength. Weak. No energy what should I do?

May be fibromyalgia: There are lots of issues here and when your physician will look at all of these there are major topics to be evaluated. Are there tender myofascial (soft tissue) sites when you are touched? The eye
twitches weakness and aching suggest there may be a sleep disturbance that needs evaluation. Need to clarify whether these are migraine or muscle contraction headaches:fibromyalgia fits. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Kermani
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Eyelid Twitching (Definition)

Eyelid twitching, with the medical term of myokymia, is a rapid, involuntary contraction of a portion of the eyelid muscles due to nervous instability in which a portion of the nerves causing eyelid muscle to contract fire with no external cause. The condition is usually mild, and only felt by the patient without being observable to others. On rare occasions, the twitch can be observed. It is common in the middle adult years and is very rarely due to anything that ...Read more


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I've had twitches all over my body I've had them since I was 12 and it started with my eye twitching then it started to spread is this normal, I am 20?

I've had twitches all over my body I've had them since I was 12 and it started with my eye twitching then it started to spread is this normal, I am 20?

Maybe... Depends: An occasional twitch can be a common and relatively normal event. Twitches or localizes muscle spasms can be related to misfires of local nerves to the muscles. Some spasms relate to mineral deficiencies (like potassium or calcium) or local trauma (like over exercising an area) or even over-stimulation (like excess caffeine intake). For eye twitches (called blepharospasms) see your eye md. ...Read more

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Does subconcious anxiety exist? Trembling upon waking, eye twitching, jaw locking upon waking. I don't feel stressed or anxious, but my body disagrees

Does subconcious anxiety exist? Trembling upon waking, eye twitching, jaw locking upon waking. I don't feel stressed or anxious, but my body disagrees

There isn't a: Subconscious anxiety. I would guess that you may clinch or grind your teeth at night. That can go up with anxiety but not dependant on it. That would cause the jaw issue and is called bruxism or TMJ (tmjd more precisely) the trembling, hard to answer; headaches? The med. Treatment for bruxism is Clonazepam at night, perhaps a dental splint. I would go in, it may be something else; gd luc. ...Read more

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Right eyelid twitching started last Aug. And persisted for more than a month. Later on dry-eye symptoms such as foreign body sensation, grittiness and ocular pain both eyes. The grittiness got worse when I woke up at night, why? It is so irritating.

Right eyelid twitching started last Aug. And persisted for more than a month. Later on dry-eye symptoms such as foreign body sensation, grittiness and ocular pain both eyes. The grittiness got worse when I woke up at night, why? It is so irritating.

Common problem: Eyelid twitching (myokymia) is a common and largely unexplained problem. It usually goes away on its own but sometimes this takes 3-4 weeks. Dry eyes are common in middle aged women and sometimes are aggravated by incomplete lid closure at night. Try a bedtime dose of a gel eye drop like Systane Gel. This should help to keep eyes lubricated until AM. ...Read more

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What can I do about eye twitching?

What can I do about eye twitching?

Twitch: Twitching can be a symptom of stress. Consult your physician for workup and treatment, to rule out medical causes. ...Read more

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What can I do to fix frequent eye twitching?

What can I do to fix frequent eye twitching?

Myokymia: Twitching of the eyelid is called myokymia and is typically experienced in response to stress, lack of sleep and excess caffeine use. ...Read more

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Does eyebrow plucking cause eye twitching?

Does eyebrow plucking cause eye twitching?

Myokymia: Eyelid twitching, or myokymia, is a benign but annoying condition. Reducing your stress and reducing caffeine intake make help. It is not associated with eyebrow plucking. ...Read more

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Is apple cider good for eye twitching?

Blepharospasm: Or eyelid twitching is a common condition which there is often no cause found. Many different remedies have been tried over the years, none of which have helped consistently. There is no evidence that apple cider will help this. A good treatment for spasm has been Botox injections into the eyelid muscles. If your symptoms are bad enough, ask your ophthalmologist about this. ...Read more

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What causes eye twitching and dizziness?

What causes eye twitching and dizziness?

Not related: Eye twitching is caused by a nerve firing off and usually only lasts a few days---no treatment for it. This does not relate to dizziness. If this persists, see your family doc. ...Read more

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What are some ways to get rid of eye twitching?

What are some ways to get rid of eye twitching?

Eye lid twitch: Decrease or stop caffeine use, reduce stress levels and increase amount of hours you sleep. Occasionally, using a cold compress temporarily helps as well. If this problem is severe and persistent, you may need medical treatment by an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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What can I do about eye twitching from anxiety/stress?

What can I do about eye twitching from anxiety/stress?

Eye twitching: I would recommend finding a Transcendental Meditation Class for training to reduce stress. And work on TM. Let us know if it helps. ...Read more

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Horrible headaches and left eye twitching for last two days?

Horrible headaches and left eye twitching for last two days?

Eye: Many things can cause those symptoms but if the headaches are that bad, you should go to the emergency room ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of eye twitching underneath my eye?

What can I do to get rid of eye twitching underneath my eye?

Sounds like: Ocular myokymia, which is quite common and self-limited usually and very annoying, but benign. Caused most often by fatigue, eye strain, stress, lack of sleep, exhaustion, nearby infections, such as nasal or sinus, repetitive squinting, maybe blepharospam. May respond to modification of corrective lenses. See your ophthalmologist, if too troublesome. ...Read more

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Eye twitching, vision decrease, jaw hurting. What could this mean?

Eye twitching, vision decrease, jaw hurting. What could this mean?

Not sure: Need more details about the vision loss- one eye? Both? Sudden? Gradual? Medical history? ...Read more

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I have been having left side facial pain and left eye twitching pain comes and goes?

I have been having left side facial pain and left eye twitching pain comes and goes?

See Doc: Need to find cause of pain. See ENT doc first, he/she may refer you to TMJ-orofacial pain doc. ...Read more

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Left eye twitching nonstop for months, left eye also looks bigger then right, looks swollen.

Proptosis: It warrants an evaluation by your doctor. I don't know any other of your health history so I can't give you a better answer ...Read more

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Left eye twitching on and off for over a month, I am currently nursing my son... Is this related?

Left eye twitching on and off for over a month, I am currently nursing my son... Is this related?

Sort of: Eye twitching is associated wtih anxiety and fatigue, which is also common with a young child. Nursing, per se, is not related. ...Read more

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I've been taking Flonase for a week my eyes keep twitching is there a connection? What are possible reasons for eye twitching?

Eye twitching: I'm an ENT and I've never heard of nasal steroid spray causing this, but that doesn't mean it's not possible - just very unlikely. Eye twitching can be due to nervousness, vitamin or mineral deficiency (like calcium or Vit. D), nervous tic, 'blepharospasm, ' or a neurologic condition. It might just be transient spasms that go away without good reason. A neurologist can resolve it. ...Read more

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Left eye twitching for over a week. Ok in morning then by afternoon I exp it. Feels same as if the eye was trying to blink out something. Saw optom. Ok?

Left eye twitching for over a week. Ok in morning then by afternoon I exp it. Feels same as if the eye was trying to blink out something. Saw optom. Ok?

Blepharitis: Most common and least dangerous cause for eyelid twitching is blepharitis, a blockage of the oil glands of the eyelids. Usually best treated by scrubbing the edges of the eyelids with a cotton swab wet with hot water with a tiny dab of baby shampoo on the tip, followed by rinsing the closed eye with warm water. To be sure, see an eye md. ...Read more

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Can epilepsy cause eye twitching?

Usually not.: Eye twitching can be due to essential blepharospasm (see blepharospasm. Org), stress (myokymia), other nerve problems such as aberrant regeneration. See an eyemd. ...Read more

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Is continuous eye twitching a form of seizures.?

Is continuous eye twitching a form of seizures.?

Twitching: Unlikely. More likely blepharospasm from neuromuscular irritability. If persistent, see ophthalmologist for potential botox treatment. Get sleep, apply warm moist compresses, and decrease caffeine intake ...Read more

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What could possible causes for my eye twitching and the tingling in my thumb?

What could possible causes for my eye twitching and the tingling in my thumb?

See below: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all of the information is in, your doctor can let you know what's going on, and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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How do I stop an eye twitching?

How do I stop an eye twitching?

Botox: Botox is effective in treating brepharospasms.

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Dr. Donald McCarren
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Muscle Twitching (Definition)

Muscle twitching is caused by minor muscle contractions in the area, or uncontrollable twitching of a muscle group that is served by a single motor nerve fiber. Muscle twitches are minor and often go unnoticed. Some are common and normal. Others are signs of ...Read more


Dr. Dennis Giannini
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Body Aches (Definition)

Generalized soreness/ ...Read more