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facial twitches around my mouth when speaking

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • April 2, 2009
  • 08:10 PM

Sometimes when I am speaking I begin to have these uncontrollable twitches around my mouth area and it slurs my words...does anyone know why and what can be done to help me?

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  • Sometimes when I am speaking I begin to have these uncontrollable twitches around my mouth area and it slurs my words...does anyone know why and what can be done to help me?Hi john,Interesting as my name is John, also! (Not as though "John" is an unusual name!)Definitely need more background info...present age, age when "twitches" first appeared, medical and psychiatric history, current medications, if applicable.Wouldn't even venture a guess without the above info.Best,John<
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  • Hi john,Interesting as my name is John, also! (Not as though "John" is an unusual name!)Definitely need more background info...present age, age when "twitches" first appeared, medical and psychiatric history, current medications, if applicable.Wouldn't even venture a guess without the above info.Best,JohnHi John, I am 38 years old and began twitches approximately 6 years ago. At that time I was taking Ambien and Xanax. Currently, I am not taking any prescription meds and have had problems sleeping since I was a teenager..
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