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By February 24, 2010 - 7:29pm
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So my left eye has been twitching since the end of December and it's already towards the end of February. I'm 19 and started nursing school in January. I know eye twitching can be caused by stress, but I haven't felt like I'm under a lot of stress. First it started off in my upper left lid and after awhile it went to the top of my nose closer to my tear duct and recently it's gone to my right lower lid. My right lower lid hasn't twitched as often as my left lid. But it's just been driving me crazy! I'm afraid to look at people and them think omg did you see her eye!! It wasn't so bad in the beginning but now it's just constantly twitching all day long. This past week my actual eye ball was hurting but I think that was from another reason. So I'm in nursing school and I am in a relationship that school had a strain on. If it's just stress how can I get rid of it. I hardly have time for homework. Any kind of information will help even stress relieving things to do.


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Hi Kat,
As you said, eye twitching could be caused by stress, and there are many stress-relieving options for you: deep breathing, yoga, listening to soft music, exercising, eating healthy foods, drinking plenty of water, talking with friends, journaling, etc.

I am worried about your eye hurting as well as twitching. Are you in front of a computer screen often? You may want to talk with a doctor (does your school have a Student Health Center?), so s/he can medically evaluate your eye and rule out some medical conditions.

February 25, 2010 - 2:37pm
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