Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

can panic attacks cause temporary vision loss

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Kira
20 years experience Ophthalmology
Maybe: Panic attacks can be very scary. Usually your heart races you perspire and breathe hard. If your blood pressure falls, your vision could be constric ... Read More
6
6 thanks

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
54 years experience Psychiatry
Panic Attack: I am empathic to your vision loss for a minute and snowy vision. Trust your body and mind to cope with these symptoms , as you know that these sympt ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Not cerebellum: The symptoms you mention would not likely come from cerebellum. But there's still help for panic attacks and anxiety, which can cause all those sympt ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
It is highly: unlikely for you to form brain aneurysms on this basis. Usually there is a familial or genetic basis for vascular abnormalities that result in these f ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Passer
34 years experience Child Psychiatry
Not usually: Although, during an anxiety attack, also known as panic attacks, one may feel like they will pass out. One may also feel like they are going crazy or ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Uhrich
35 years experience Psychiatry
Memory is a very: Tricky thing. The simple answer is no. But something called pseudo dementia can happen in older patients who become very depressed. We now feel thi ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Mindlin
49 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Absolutely.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Altman
18 years experience Psychiatry
Quite unlikely: Double vision (diplopia) is due to structural eye problems of lens/cornea, weakness/spasms of an eye muscles because of a problem with the muscle itse ... Read More
1
1 comment
3
3 thanks
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Julian Bragg
16 years experience Neurology
Aura: Many people with classical migraines have stereotyped symptoms that precede the headache, referred to as an aura. If you do have an aura, use this as ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
IT COULD: Under situations of extreme fear, pupils can dilate, and it becomes difficult to focus clearly, thus causing "blurry" vision. However, if you do NOT ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Signs of trouble: Blurred vision, headaches & memory loss are worrisome in pregnancy. They are seen in pregnancy induced high blood pressure.You should call your ob's a ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. John McMahan
47 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Tinnitus and Anxiety: Anxiety can make anything seem worse but it's unlikely to be the primary cause of ear ringing. Make an appointment with an ENT to check it out.
1
1 thank
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Schmidt
36 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
No: not unless you have full blown panic attack with issues breathing
1
1 thank
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Yes, in a way: There isn't a brain-destructive process like alzheimer's going on in depressed people, but thought process can be slowed to the point of not retaining ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Numerous causes: An ophthalmologist is needed here, and should check for retinal detachment, glaucoma, increased intracranial pressure, blood pressure issues (both up ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: People often experience tunnel vision during panic attacks. Peripheral vision is lost or blurry, the pupils dilate, and the person can only see clear ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
No: However, something can be wrong that could cause both the vision problem and headaches. See your GP and perhaps an eye doctor. It would not be 'caused ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Wu
21 years experience Ophthalmology
Concussion: Depending on how your injury occurred, a concussion can affect vision. Some people are hit on the back of the head, where the visual cortex is locate ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me advise you: Only your doctor can diagnose epilepsy, and compare it to your worries about panic attacks. There are rare cases where the two are extremely close. Bu ... Read More
3
3 thanks
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Ragusea
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Panic attacks/heart: Panic attacks make you feel like you're having an heart attack but they don't actually cause damage to the heart. Very rarely, some kinds of cardiac ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes, but...: Yes, in theory, but that does not mean it should be ignored. You should see your doctor for exam and consideration of testing for medical cause (like ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Moranville
35 years experience Psychiatry
No: This is a common misconception. Untreated depression does effect memory.
3
3 thanks
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Viagra (sildenafil) has been reported to cause the appearance of a bluish tint to the vision. There were a few reports of optic neuropathy in relatio ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month