Tic Douloureux

Eye Blink
PHOTO CREDIT: Jonboy Mitchell via Flickr Creative Commons.

Zorba helped out a listener who was suffering from excessive eye blinking. Zorba noted that some older anti-depressants can dry out the eyes, leading to blinking.

However, he feels this might be Trigeminal Neuralgia or a Tic Douloureux (with correct spelling!). Zorba recommended Gabapentin (an Rx anti-epilepsy drug) which might help with this condition.

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