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Twitching eye

Discussion in 'Detox: Methylation; B12; Glutathione; Chelation' started by jammies, Oct 26, 2013.

  1. jammies

    jammies

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    Since starting methyl-folate (along with very low doses of methylB12 and AdB12) I have developed a persistent twitch in my left eye. Is this and indication of low potassium? Or something else?

    The methylfolate addition has helped immensely with my severe depression and anxiety, so I don't want to stop it.
     
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    Phred Senior Member

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    It could be a need for potassium and/or magnesium. I get the same twitch sometimes. For me magnesium helps a lot. If it's still twitching after some extra magnesium then I try potassium. Although I find my legs cramp up long before my eye starts twitching if I need potassium.
     
  3. leela

    leela Slow But Hopeful

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    I am not doing methylation, I use magnesium fairly regularly, and my potassium is on the high side. I get the eye twitch a lot, along with other random twitches. I will say magnesium helps a little, but the eye twitch is pretty consistent.
    Strangely, when I get my weird spaz attacks, they resolve with a yawn and then a prolonged eye twitching episode.
    No idea what that's about.
     
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    adreno 3% neanderthal

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    More magnesium.
     
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    Magnesium works for me too when I get the twitching in the eyelid. Goes away fairly quickly after taking some magnesium.
     
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    Hi Jammies,

    Did you ever figure out if it was the methylfolate alone that caused the eye twitching, or was it the combination? And has that resolved? If so...how? :)

    Thanks in advance.
     
  7. maryb

    maryb iherb code TAK122

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    I class that as one of my neuro symptoms - I first got it years ago after being in shock following a car accident. I also get mouth and eye tremors as well now, It is worse for me if I take chelation stuff, herbal protocols eg. Samento, at present Zeolite, they all started the same day as I started that....varies in intensity.

    Tells you something is working - what I'm sorry I don't know.
     
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    Sorry - just saw your post - I've been focused on mercury lately, so have been missing the threads here. Anyway, it seemed to be magnesium - started using more topical magnesium and it went away. I also increased methyl-B12 since then and dropped the AdB12, so that could have done it. Or it just went away on it's own - can't be sure :)
     
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