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Can acupuncture help with Blepharospasm?

Blepharospasm is an involuntary contraction of one of the muscles that controls the eyelids, causing them to close. This prolonged closure obstructs vision and can leave someone effectively blind, despite the fact their eyes are otherwise normal. 202 more words

Eye Conditions

Other Topamax side effects.

So if you have read my previous posts, you will know that I was a long term user of Topamax (5 years) and that I have recently come off it. 320 more words

It's been 1 month since my last dose of Topamax.

After reducing my dose of Topamax to 25mg per day for about two weeks (and still experiencing eye twitching), I finally came off Topamax in the last week of December 2014. 294 more words

Spilled Milk and Combat Boots

All the phone calls I am having to make right now are ruining my story writing ability plus changing what I’d write about my 7 hour day yesterday. 1,889 more words

Dystonia

Eight Days and So Many Cars

Because I just started writing, I have to preface a bunch of stuff for a while. One day I think I will be able to just get on here and write without all the background intel…or not. 1,987 more words

Dystonia

Eye Twitching and Topamax.

So I began to research my eye twitching a bit, especially since it was now the end of July and I was still getting episodes. My doctor had already indicated that Topamax, which I take for my migraines is implicated in eye twitching, so I had to take that possibility a bit more seriously. 173 more words

Help draw more attention and awareness to the movement disorder dystonia

Imagine what it would be like to be the middle of talking and discover you can’t shut your mouth for 10 minutes as your jaw muscles fight every effort to close it.  513 more words

Neurological Disorders