Why does my finger twitch



  • 1 Being under stress

    A person's fingers may twitch when they are going through a stressful situation or phase.

  • 2 Nutrient deficiency

    A diet that is lacking in nutrients may cause to finger twitching as a result. 

  • 3 Consuming too much caffeine

    People who consume too much caffeine are susceptible to finger twitches. The recommended amount of caffeine per day is 400 mg for adults.. 

  • 4 Medication side effect

    Some medications have side effect and finger twitching is among them.

  • 5 Due to anxiety

    It is not uncommon for people who are having feelings of anxiety to experience an occasional finger twitch that goes away after a short time. 

  • 6 Due to muscle fatigue

    People who work with their hands are likely to experience muscle fatigue which leads to finger twitching.

  • 7 Using the computer for too long

    Working on the computer or using it for too long may lead to finger twitches. 

  • 8 It happens while falling asleep

    There is a kind of twitch that occurs while falling asleep called hypnic jerk. 

  • 9 Other neurological diseases

    In some cases, twitching may be an early signs of other neurological diseases such as ALS or carpal tunnel syndrome.