What is Eye Twitching?
It is an abnormal condition in which sufferers find their eyes twitching involuntarily from time to time. The problem is also referred to as “Myokymia” or Blepharospasm.” Twitches mainly affect the lower eyelid although the upper lid can also get affected.
Eye nerve twitching often arises with headaches.
Eye Twitching – Symptoms
Other than temporary or constant twitches in the lower or upper lids of one or both eyes, the following problems could also be experienced:
What causes Eye Twitching?
The problem has always been linked with factors originating from superstitious beliefs. Medical science, however, has associated it with the following possible causes:
Constant Eye Twitching - Causes
Many people suffer from constant twitching in the eye. Such twitches may persist for several days and resolve even in the absence of any treatment. Chronic cases of such twitching may persist life-long and need treatment with medications. Such spasms may result from disorders like Benign Essential Blepharospasm.
Middle-aged women are particularly prone to persistent twitches in the eyes.
Eye Twitching - Treatment
Many cases of eye twitches resolve even without treatment. The use of curative methods (whether medical treatment or home remedies) actually depends on the nature and severity of the symptoms. Most people find relief after proper rest and extended hours of sleep. However, ocular twitches resulting from some disorder need medical treatment to be resolved. Such type of cure involves:
Eye Twitching - Remedies
Home remedies for the condition includes such measures as:
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