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I am feeling dizzy, have intermittent twitching on the left side of my forehead, and sweating. What could be the cause?

I am feeling dizzy, have intermittent twitching on the left side of my forehead, and sweating.  What could be the cause?

Adrenaline: Unless the sweating is only on the left side of your forehead then it sounds like a release of adrenaline by your body in response to a physical or emotional stress situation. Please see your health care provider if it persists or worsens. ...Read more

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Managing Eye Twitching (Checklist)

Get adequate sleep
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Reduce caffeine intake
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Reduce alcohol intake
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Find ways to reduce stress
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What to do if i continue twitching my forehead and head?

Habit spasm?: tic or habit spasm may be the issue Often stress plays a part see a neurologist ...Read more

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Iv a twitch/tingle on my forehead. not painful. kinda feels like something is pushing my skin out. any idea what is wrong?

Iv a twitch/tingle on my forehead. not painful. kinda feels like something is pushing my skin out.  any idea what is wrong?

Muscle twitching: You may be experiencing muscle twitching, it may some time occurs in the eye lids. People experience them when they are tired. This is benign nothing need to worry about, if it occurs more and more and involves other parts of the body have it checked out. ...Read more

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Managing Eye Twitching (Checklist)

Avoid caffeine
Daily
Get 8 hours of sleep
Daily
Reduce stress
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I pulled a double shift today and been getting twitching in my center forehead, but that's just today, this past couple of weeks my left eye has been ?

I pulled a double shift today and been getting twitching in my center forehead, but that's just today, this past couple of weeks my left eye has been ?

Spasms : Muscle spasms can occur due to various conditions. Spasm of the eyelid muscles, myokymia, may be associated with excess caffeine, alcohol use, poor sleep hygiene and electrolyte abnormalities. When it is associated with facial spasm, other conditions are possible and sometimes imaging is required. ...Read more

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I keep having these muscle twitches in my scalp on the sides of my forehead. Although they are not painful, they are consistent & annoying.

I keep having these muscle twitches in my scalp on the sides of my forehead. Although they are not painful, they are consistent & annoying.

Try Botox.: Although Botox has typically been used for cosmetic purposes to rest muscles, the twitches you are experiencing are due to muscular movement caused by neuron firing. By resting the muscles both on forehead and on scalp with botox, you could effectively treat this annoying but non-detrimental issue. ...Read more

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Managing Eye Twitching (Checklist)

Get more rest during the day
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Reduce eye strain
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Go to bed early
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I've hav a visible artery that forks out and runs down the middle of my forehead. Lately its started twitching no pain. When touching it i can feel it?

I've hav a visible artery that forks out and runs down the middle of my forehead. Lately its started twitching no pain. When touching it i can feel it?

Vein: Very likely is a vein and not an artery. If you could feel it pulsating in rhythm with your heart beat then is an artery. In any case I do not think it represents an issue. I am not certain of the significance of the twitching you mention. One good piece of information is the lack of pain. It is always good to discuss this with your physician to evaluate if there is a need for further testing. ...Read more

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