What you need to know about eye twitching

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ye twitching – most people have experienced this problem which is the eyelids involuntarily twitching.

Why is the eyelids involuntarily twitching? Ophthalmologists say that blink of an eye is responsible for the oculomotor nerve and facial nerve, and these nerves are dominated by brain. However, if the nerve is stimulated by external factors which lead to orbicularis oculi muscle contraction, then we will obviously feel the eyelids involuntary twitching.

Excessive eye fatigue is often the main cause of eyeliner twitching

 In most case, it is due to the body in excessive fatigue, such as lack of sleep, or the eyes are too dry and so on. In general, eyelids twitching will last after a few minutes and stop. A few will continue for several days. Usually by adjusting the sleeping habit, then it will stop.

A very rare cases of the eyelids involuntary twitching is caused by illness or unknown causes. If the upper and lower eyelids twitching become discomfort or getting serious, and persist for a long period of time, then it could be caused by illness:


Body electrolyte imbalance

Drinking too much tea, coffee and other drinks, easily to cause the calcium loss. If the daily diet do not have adequate intake of calcium, it may lead to low calcium concentration. When the body calcium and phosphorus concentration imbalanced, the whole body muscles will involuntary cramps, associated with the eyelids will appear involuntary twitching.

Facial nerve paralysis

Eye twitching is one of the symptoms that a typical facial nerve patient will experience. In general, eyelid twitching caused by facial nerve is very rare. If your symptoms last more than 2 to 3 weeks, should seek for medical attention as soon as possible.

Condition three / stroke

Similarly, eyelid twitching is not necessarily suffering from stroke, but the stroke patients do appear to have abnormal eyelid twitching. In severe cases it can be facial palsy, or patient can not close their eyes. It is recommended to seek medical treatment as soon as possible.

Usually eyelids involuntary twitching is due to tiredness. Simple ways to prevent eye twitching as follows:


• Have proper rest of your eyes and stop looking at the screen

• Apply warm towels to your eyes for smooth blood circulation

• reduce the amount of drinking coffee or tea

If eye twitching appears a short period of time and do not occur frequently, then it should not be a serious problem. However, eyelid twitching along with headache or shoulder/neck pain, then it is the signal of illness. You should consult your doctor as soon as possible.

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