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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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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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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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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

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I get a panic attack or anxiety I get blurred vision , please tell me how I can fix this problem ? I took gaba for relaxation and it worked

Panic Disorder: I understand your distress. Feel Blessings of 3 Million Air Sacs in your lungs due to which you have Breath of Life every 4 seconds keeping you alive and functioning for 20 years. Feel the WONDER of 7 Million nerve cells on the back of your eyes due to which you can even see in dim light Become Captain over your panic, not VICTIM. See Psychiatrist for Medication and Therapy for panic attack ...Read more

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Ive been on Zoloft (sertraline) 50mg for 5 weeks. Panic, anxiety & blurred vision has returned 4 days ago. Do I still give med time to work/ or go back to doctor?

Ive been on Zoloft (sertraline) 50mg for 5 weeks. Panic, anxiety & blurred vision has returned 4 days ago.  Do I still give med time to work/ or go back to doctor?

Enough time: Return to discuss lack of success and possible alternative. It takes time to taper off - so waiting more is not good. Also - please consider adding good psychotherapy. It optimizes treatment and will teach you info and skills that really help. ...Read more

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How does anxiety cause occasional blurred vision, halos around lights, and eye strain?

How does anxiety cause occasional blurred vision, halos around lights, and eye strain?

Norepinephrine: anxiety=increased norepinephrine (adrenaline) the chemical messenger which speeds up the whole human system-BUT check in with an eye MD (ophthalmologist) for other causes ...Read more

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Can halos around lights, occasional blurred vision, and eye strain be from dry eyes? Also, can dry eyes be from anxiety?

Can halos around lights, occasional blurred vision, and eye strain be from dry eyes? Also, can dry eyes be from anxiety?

I'm not an: opthalmologist, but the obvious first suggestion is to make an appointment with one. In an older person you want to eliminate cataracts as a potential diagnose. In a younger person, while cataracts do occur, there are lots of other potential causes that need a look-see. Opthalmologists also know about what causes dry eyes. ...Read more

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I have blurred vision, muscles pain, always urinating, problem in sleeping, and anxiety. What particular doctor can check to me ?Possible vitamins to

I have blurred vision,  muscles pain, always urinating, problem in sleeping, and anxiety. What particular doctor can check to me ?Possible vitamins to

Diabetes: Based on your description, you should see your doctor to be screened for possibility of diabetes. Other issues can cause you'd symptoms so you need further evaluation. ...Read more

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Diagnosed peripheral neuropathy unknown cause.tingling fatigue frequent urination sob blurred vision but eyes fine chest tight light head.anxiety or ms?

Diagnosed peripheral neuropathy unknown cause.tingling fatigue frequent urination sob blurred vision but eyes fine chest tight light head.anxiety or ms?

Anxiety, most likely: MS is easy to rule out by history, exam and MRI. Anxiety is state of tension, apprehension, worry, uneasiness or fear. It may be related to anticipated danger or arise for no apparent reason. While mild episodes of anxiety are common and do not usually require treatment, more severe forms can be chronic and debilitating. Some times no treatment is the best treatment. See your PCP for evaluation. ...Read more

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I have anxiety but dont have panic attack..chest pain near sternum,thingling fingers,are muscle weakness,fatigue,headaches,burning sensations when i wake up,diziness,blurred vision,brain fog.ekg ul.sound stress t..ok..so maybe is fibromyalga or costo?

I have anxiety but dont have panic attack..chest pain near sternum,thingling fingers,are muscle weakness,fatigue,headaches,burning sensations when i wake up,diziness,blurred vision,brain fog.ekg ul.sound stress t..ok..so maybe is fibromyalga or costo?

Anxiety shows itself: In may ways. Once can mentally obsess over things that frighten the person or do behaviors to keep danger away, e.g., ritual behaviors, checking and re-checking. Physically there can be heart palpitations, shortness of breath, sweating, sleeplessness, etc. Please go to a mental health professional for support if you think you have an anxiety disorder. See your doctor first to rule out medical. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause blurry vision?

Can anxiety cause blurry vision?

Anxiety, Vision: Anxiety and Blurred Vision can be due to a Medical or Eye Condition Anxiety symptoms can be manifested in different parts of the body including Eye. Conversion Disorder can have eye symptoms At age 25, stressors of relationships, Marriage, separation, work and finances can cause anxiety with physical symptoms.. See a Psychiatrist for diagnosis and Therapy; and Consultation with eye specialist. ...Read more

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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