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hi could anxiety affect the eyes & cause bothersome things like floaters? if so , how could you prevent these from bothering the eyes ?

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Dr. Marek Walczyk
Psychiatry 40 years experience
Definitely yes: Anxiety may cause mutiple visual, auditory, neurological and even dermatological effects. Definitely floater, blurry vission, or dark spots are among them. The best way to prevent or treat any effects is to treat anxiety itself. First of of all identify the triggers of anxiety, learn how to cope with rhem or eliminate them, and at the same time use farmacotherapy, preferable brand antidepressants

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