Right Eye twitching is a very common incidence and while the exact reason of this disorder is not clear, it can be cured by relieving stress, anxiety, dryness of eyes, insomnia, and levels of alcohol and caffeine in our body. However, people have attached a number of myths and superstitions with the occurrence of eye twitching. Some of the very popular eye twitching myths in different parts of the world are as follows:
Indian Eye Twitching Myths
According to Indian superstitions and myths, eye spasms of right eye are considered as a symbol of arrival good luck and good times. On the other hand, it is believed that if a person’s left eye is twitching, then he will enjoy good news soon or he will succeed in finding a treasure. Indian society is gender specific and the myths and beliefs attached with eye twitching or eyelid spasms are also gender specific. According to Indian superstitions, it is said that twitching of right eye is good for males and it brings bad luck for females. On the other hand, if a female experiences twitches in her left eye, she can expect good luck or good news while twitching of left eye is considered bad for men.
Chinese Eye Twitching Myths and Superstition
China is another oriental country with its own superstitions and myths related with eye twitching. Chinese beliefs suggest that if a person experiences spasms in his left eye, he will enjoy good luck in near future. However, twitching of right eye is considered as a bad omen. However, just like the superstitions of Indians, Chinese also believe that eye twitching works oppositely in case of women. Chinese superstitions suggest that left eye twitching of a woman will bring bad luck and disaster. On the other hand, if a woman experiences eye twitching in her right eye, she will get enjoy gold rush. Another eye twitching myth of China suggests that if your lower eyelid is facing twitches, then it indicates that either some of your friends are back biting against you, or you will face bad times soon and will have to shed tears.
African Eye Twitching Myths
People in different parts of Africa enjoy different eye twitching myths. In Nigeria, people believe in similar myths as that of China. They believe that left eye twitches brings good times and right eye spasms are considered as bad omen.
In some other African countries, people believe that twitching of the lower eyelid of left eye will signify that the person is going to face sad news and he will shed tears in near future. On the other hand, if a person suffers eye twitches in the upper eyelid of his left eye, then it is signifies that the person is going to meet with some important person pretty soon.
Hawaiian people also enjoy similar eyelid spasms myths and superstitions. In Hawaii, people believe that if a person’s eyelids are twitching, then he is going to meet some unexpected stranger or it will bring some sad news.