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Blepharospasm and its treatment - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Iam.Dr.XXXXX
Doctor :   May i help you?
User :   hi, i am XXXXX
Doctor :   Hi
User :   i am having slight flickering of the nerve below the eye, i have checked with the eye doctor , after checking she said it is becose of stress , do u have any remdy for this
Doctor :   it can he habitual tics
User :   what is habitual tics ?
Doctor :   a form of simple nerve stimulation thats is harmless
Doctor :   may i know your age?
Doctor :   since when you have that?
User :   33
Doctor :   are you stressed?
User :   3 weeks
Doctor :   do you have sleep loss?
User :   no
Doctor :   do you have headaches?
Doctor :   do you use spectacles?
User :   streesed sometimes due to work pressure
User :   headaches ony sometimes if the work load is too much , no spectacles
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you have spasm of eyebrows?
User :   spasm of eyebrows ?
Doctor :   movts of eyebrows
Doctor :   non voluntary
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Blepharospasm (Defined as Eye Twitching),Blepharospasm is the technical term for uncontrolled, episodic contraction of the surrounding eye muscle.
Doctor :   Blepharospasm is typically not a case for concern
User :   k, so it will pass on its own
Doctor :   The more you can relieve your anxiety, the less likely your eye is to twitch.
Doctor :   There are various causes of eye twitching like
Doctor :   # Stress
# Lack of sleep
# Fatigue
# Prolonged staring or eye strain
User :   ok. thanks o lot doctor
Doctor :   relaxing helps to relieve that
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting....
User :   thanks , have a nice day
Doctor :   Bye for now....
User :   bye
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