How Is Eye Twitching Linked to a Stroke?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 2, 2020 11:48:04 PM ET

Eye twitching accompanied by other symptoms may be an indicator of neurological dysfunction due to a mini stroke, also known as a transient ischemic attack, according to Health Guidance and the American Stroke Association. Absent other definitive symptoms, however, eye twitching is not usually related to strokes.