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What is causing these twitches?

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laplandad Thu 04-Apr-19 13:18:19

Every time I close my eyes I start to twitch.
Mostly my feet and legs.
I don't mean twitching as you fall asleep,these happen a few seconds after closing my eyes.
What can cause this?

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moreismore Thu 04-Apr-19 13:23:08

This sounds odd... does it only happen lying down? What if you are sitting and close your eyes? Or standing?

jinglebellmel Thu 04-Apr-19 13:26:21

Do you mean little muscle twitches (like the type you get in your eye sometimes) or bigger, like when your arm might jerk as you drift off to sleep? Either way if it’s not been going on long then probably tired/stress/caffeine related. If it’s more persistent it could be beninign facilitation syndrome?

laplandad Thu 04-Apr-19 13:42:26

Can be lying or sitting down.
If I close my eyes my feet jerk to the left or right.
If my legs twitch upwards.
I don't drink any caffeine

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laplandad Thu 04-Apr-19 13:42:57

No they are jerks not like a eyelid twitch.

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giveovermypreciousss Thu 04-Apr-19 13:47:18

Google restless leg syndrome.

jinglebellmel Thu 04-Apr-19 14:03:25

It does sound a bit like restless legs. Is it worse at night/evening? How long have you had it for?

avocadochocolate Thu 04-Apr-19 15:06:25

I was also going to say restless/active legs

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