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How can I stop twitching/jerking my head?

How can I stop twitching/jerking my head?

Find the cause: To stop a problem, generally you have to know what causes it. Multiple causes for head jerking occur, including nervous tics, huntington's disease, parkinsons, excessive caffeine, stimulant drug abuse, prescription drug side-effects. ...Read more

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Will this vein in my head stop twitching soon? How can I get it to stop?

Will this vein in my head stop twitching soon? How can I get it to stop?

Something else: Veins are thin walled blood vessels that carry up the "used" blood from the tissues, and organs of our bodies back to the heart to be replenished. They do not have any muscular layer and so they have no movement on their own and thus cannot twitch. What you are describing is probably muscle twitching which can occur for no reason at all but is a natural occurrence and no problem. It will stop. ...Read more

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I have twitching toes. Not painful. When i turn my head to the side the twitching stops. What causes this? Is it a neuro problem?

Twitching toes: I can't think of a reason why turning your head will cause the twitching to stop. But poor or ill-fitting shoes can do it, muscle fatigue in your feet (by too much exercise or bad shoes), certain medications, and certain electrolyte deficiencies can all cause twitching. ...Read more

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How do I stop my eye from twitching?

How do I stop my eye from twitching?

Eye twitch: In the lids there exists a muscle that is called mueller's muscle. It responds to your circulating adrenaline, whose production by the body happens in response to stress. Local conditions such as cysts, concretions (calcium deposit) may be a physical cause that may induce mueller;s muscle to twitch. To stop it eliminate the cause of it, see your eye doc (ophthalmologist), . ...Read more

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How can you stop your eye from twitching?

How can you stop your eye from twitching?

Eye twitching: If this is a pulling or quivering sensation in one or several eyelids then it is likely mykyomia which tends to be intermittent and resolve after months. If it is bilateral or forceful it may be hemifacial spasm or bilateral blepharospasm and these may be benign but require evaluation. Lastly especially in a child it could be a tic or habit spasm. ...Read more

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My eye keeps twitching. How do I stop this?

My eye keeps twitching. How do I stop this?

See your doctor: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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What can I do to stop my eye from twitching?

What can I do to stop my eye from twitching?

See below: Eyelid twitching is very common. More restful sleep and avoidance of stimulants like caffeine can help. ...Read more

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What can I do to get my eye to stop twitching?

What can I do to get my eye to stop twitching?

Eye twitch: In the lids there exists a muscle that is called mueller's muscle. It responds to your circulating adrenaline, whose production by the body happens in response to stress. Local conditions such as cysts, concretions (calcium deposit) may be a physical cause that may induce mueller;s muscle to twitch. ...Read more

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The lower lid of my eye has been twitching? Been a whole day. Can it stop?

Myokymia: Localized muscle twitching over the eyelids is usually benign and self limited, and can be associated with fatique, eye strain, and lack of sleep. Typically, it is intermittent and quite benign. (very rarely, it involves the face on one side, and if this occurs, see a neurologist). ...Read more

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For days I have had temple pressure, twitching and numbness on top of my head right side that numbs my face. What is wrong? How can I make it stop?

For days I have had temple pressure, twitching and numbness on top of my head right side that numbs my face.  What is wrong?  How can I make it stop?

Could be your jaw: To move the jaw joint you have huge muscles on the side of your head that often times can become irritated and inflamed. When irritated they can cause inflammation of nerves leading to numbness as well as pressure and pain. I recommend that you try a completely soft diet, anti-inflammatories as well as ice to the side of your head for 20 minutes four times a day. This should give you relief within a few days, if not you need to see a doctor. ...Read more

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What can be done to stop eye lid twitching?

Lifestyle changes: Involuntary twitching of the eyelids can improve with adequate rest, caffeine cessation, and adequate magnesium intake via foods high in magnesium including almonds and bananas. ...Read more

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How can I make my eye stop twitching? Is there any treatment?

How can I make my eye stop twitching? Is there any treatment?

Artificial tears: Usually caused by stress or artificial tears. Try artificial tears one drop 4 times a day. Could also be belpharospasm or hemi-facial spasm, you need to see ophthalmologist to evaluate and possibly treat with botox. ...Read more

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What can I do to get my left eye to stop twitching?

What can I do to get my left eye to stop twitching?

Eyelid soaks/scrubs: One of the most common causes of eyelid twitches is inflammation in the oil glands of the eyelashes. Search "blepharitis". Hot compresses followed by scrubbing the edge of the eyelid with q-tip wet with hot water and a tiny dab of johnson's baby shampoo and control (but not cure) blepharitis. ...Read more

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I recently had a ball slammed into face and my eye wont stop twitching, what could be wrong?

I recently had a ball slammed into face and my eye wont stop twitching, what could be wrong?

Trauma: Trauma to the eye has the potential to cause long term problems. The twitching is likely benign and will subside but you should have a thorough eye exam to make sure there was no other damage done. ...Read more

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