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Santa Cruz, CA
A 20-year-old male asked:

When exercising, i can see pulsing in my vision that corresponds with my heart beating. i am a 21 male with normal bp. normal?

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Dr. Jon Fishburn
Ophthalmology 32 years experience
Not unusual: As long as your blood pressure & eye pressure is acceptable, your slight visual pulse that corresponds to your hear rate is usually a normal observed response to variations in blood pressure. A few concerns come up at times as in increased cerebrospinal fluid pressure where visual spots are seen, embolic conditions when stuttering lights are seen, optic nerve head drusen & neuritis where gray out
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