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Old 08-17-2011, 03:03 PM   #21
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Take some magnesium, a B complex, a multi vitamin, and eat a few bananas each day (remember monkeys don't twitch LOL, no for the potassium). Watch the caffeine. Unless you have other symptoms with the twitching it is really nothing more than your body telling you are deficient in something.
The above works for me on the rare occasion when I am afflicted with this problem. Hasn't happened for a long, long time, though.
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Old 08-25-2011, 08:58 PM   #22
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I had it while I was still w*rking ... Have not had it lately.
I mentioned it to my friend who is a doctor and he said it was from lack of sleep. I concur ... I was getting 4 or 5 hours of sleep when I was w*rking and sleep deprived. When I started forcing myself to get more hours, my twitching stopped. When I got back into bad habits (and stress) it came back. Now that I am FIREd and go to sleep when I am tired and wake when I am no longer sleepy, I no longer have eye twitching,
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I've been reading now the past two weeks with reader glasses and my eye twitch has gone away completely. I had read several months ago that eye strain was a cause, but I guess I was interpreting eye strain like weight lifting strain. I have to accept the fact that I am of age where I need readers. I just assumed I would need them when everything became a blur. Eye straining is more subtle obviously. I can still read without glasses, but I guess not easily enough without them. I've also learned why people have the readers dangling at the end of their nose too!
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