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Is there a link between blurred vision and anxiety?

Is there a link between blurred vision and anxiety?

Yes, but...: Yes, there can be, but other things can cause blurred vision like medications, a primary visual problem, or a visual problem caused by another medical issue. Please see an eye doctor for an accurate evaluation and treatment. Hope this answer helps. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Anxiety (Definition)

Anxiety is a general term for several disorders that cause nervousness, fear, apprehension, and worrying. These disorders affect how we feel and behave, and they can manifest real physical symptoms. Mild anxiety is vague and unsettling, while severe anxiety can be extremely debilitating, having a serious ...Read more


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I went to eye doc a month ago for floaters. Eyes were fine. Now I see starbursts in both eyes and blurred vision in right. Anxiety?

I went to eye doc a month ago for floaters. Eyes were fine. Now I see starbursts in both eyes and blurred vision in right. Anxiety?

See a neurologist: These symptoms may represent anxiety, a specific kind of headache or other neurological condition. You should keep a log of the location, timing, duration, characteristic, and intensity of these episodes and take the log with you to a neurologist. https://www.aan.com/Guidelines/Home/ByTopic?topicId=16 , http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1142731-overview ...Read more

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Had a severe panic attack 2 yrs ago. Since then exp left head pressure, blurred vision, anxiety, confusion. Are these symptoms of Hemorrhagic Stroke?

Had a severe panic attack 2 yrs ago. Since then exp left head pressure, blurred vision, anxiety, confusion. Are these symptoms of Hemorrhagic Stroke?

Thorough Neurologic: evaluation is necessary to determine the cause of your current symptoms. This can't be answered accurately using this venue or with limited info. Take care. ...Read more

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My eyes are great but i saw floaters in both which caused anxiety. Doc isnt worried. Now I see starbursts and blurred vision in right eye. Anxiety?

My eyes are great but i saw floaters in both which caused anxiety. Doc isnt worried. Now I see starbursts and blurred vision in right eye. Anxiety?

Blurred vision: Blurred vision is not normal . When there is unexplained vision issues esp in one so young, I always check for the presence of mold toxins. get checked ...Read more

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Constant numbness on left temple.for month Eases when I walk around. Pressure in head. Some blurred vision.been gritting teeth, anxiety not on meds.

Constant numbness on left temple.for month Eases when I walk around. Pressure in head. Some blurred vision.been gritting teeth,  anxiety not on meds.

Diagnosis: Are you sure this is caused by anxiety? There may be physical causes for this. Talk to your primary care physician for an accurate diagnosis and treatment recommendations. Don't delay, there is no use suffering when there may be a quick and easy cure. ...Read more

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Yesterday, i had this episode where i had difficulty speaking, blurred vision, and almost fainted. I am having trouble forming thoughts. Anxiety?

Yesterday, i had this episode where i had difficulty speaking, blurred vision, and almost fainted. I am having trouble forming thoughts. Anxiety?

Possible: Since you already have a history of anxiety, you may have experienced a panic attack. In a panic attack you can develop physical symptoms such as shortness of breath, sweating, dizziness, nausea, chills and chest pain. These symptoms will last for about 10 minutes or longer. See your dr. To rule out any possible medical causes of your symptoms. ...Read more

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Blurred vision with headaches for over a year now. When it gets really bad it gives me bad anxiety. When i wake up i can hardly think straight, what?

Blurred vision with headaches for over a year now. When it gets really bad it gives me bad anxiety. When i wake up i can hardly think straight, what?

Migraine?: A migraine is not just simply a headache. Rather, it should be viewed as an attack that is accompanied by various neurological and non-neurological features as well as headache. Rec. See a primary care physician for further investigation. ...Read more

Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Vision (Definition)

Vision is a feature of a person's brain that allows him to see. He must have normal eyes, optic nerves (that stretch from the eyes to the back of his brain), and visual cortex (the vision center in the brain), in order to see properly. An ophthalmologist is a ...Read more


Dr. Kurt Andreason
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Irritated Eyes (Definition)

Dry, irritated eyes is a symptom in which one or both of a person's eyes have a sensation of being too dry. Causes include ...Read more