What is a Hemifacial spasms?
Hemifacial spasms happen when the muscles or veins on only one side of your face twitch without warning. These types of spasms are caused by damage or irritation to the facial nerve, which is also known as the seventh cranial nerve. Facial spasms occur when the muscles contract involuntarily because of this nerve irritation.
- changes in your ability to hear
- ear pain, especially behind your ear
- spasms that go down your entire face
What are the symptoms of hemifacial spasms?
- area around your mouth, such as your lips
- upper neck
How can I treat hemifacial spasms?
- vitamin D, which you can get from eggs, milk, and sunlight
- magnesium, which you can get from almonds and bananas
- chamomile, which is available as a tea or as tablets
- blueberries, which contain muscle-relaxing antioxidants