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eye spasms and headaches

I have been having muscle spasms under my right eye which last typically about an hour or so and may occur several times each day. This has been going on for over a month now. I also suffer from migraines as well as near migraine strength daily headaches, lightheadedness and occasionally have tingling/numbness in my hands and feet along with the migraines. I also have photophobia and sensitivity to sound at all times. I took reglan for gastroperisis from 2004 or 2005 until February 2010 and am not sure if this may have led to the eye spasms or if the ever increasing frequency and intensity of the headaches and migraines is to blame. I take 200 mg of Topamax, 100 mg of Amitryptiline and ? mg of Norvasc each day to prevent migraines which hasn't helped and take fioricet for regular intense daily headaches, though not every day. and also Treximet for migraines. I am desperate for hep.
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620923 tn?1452915648
Hi...I get this too, and notice it is more prevalent when I am tired or over tired...do u have the same  realization?

Have u ever been involved in a MVA?....had a brain MRI?.....just wondering how long u have had the HA's and if nething triggered them.

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How are you? Eye Twitching or blepharospasm is involuntary eye muscle spasm.It  is believed to be caused by an abnormal functioning of certain nerve areas which control the coordination of muscle movements. It can also be due to idiopathic causes, side effect of certain medications, stress, irritation of the cornea, fatigue, lack of sleep, prolonged staring at a computer screen or television and even from nervous system disorders. There is also a type of migraine, called hemiplegic migraine, which presents with numbness and tingling sensations. If your present medications do not work, inform your doctor about this also for proper management. Take care and do keep us posted.
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