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Can High Blood Pressure Cause Blurred Vision
Yes, indeed. Get Rx : Branch and central vein occlusion are a known cause of blurred vision in hypertensive patients. Early treatment of both the hypertension and the vein occlusion is essential because damage to the retina can be irreversible if ignored. Early treatment with growth factor inhibitors and steroids can restore vision. Other types of damage can occur to the retina with chronic high blood pressure. ...Read more
Blood pressure is a measurement of the force placed on the blood vessels and is comprised of the "systolic" pressure (the top number on a blood pressure meter) which is the peak pressure when the heart is pumping, and the "diastolic" pressure (the bottom number on a blood pressure meter) which is the pressure during the resting phase ...Read more
I have high blood pressure, but I'm taking medicine to lower it. I keep getting blurred vision in my left eye only. What could be causing it?
I get blurred vision when i exercise or feel stressed. Could this be a sign of high blood pressure ? If so what should I do to stop this firm happenin
Doubt blood HBP: This could be a problem called pigmentary dispersion - which is mostly likely in higher myopes. If this is happening consistently then you should see a n ophthalmolgist for evaluation. High blood pressure is very uncommon at your age and does not cause visual blur in any case unless it is crazy high. ...Read more
2 weeks postpartum on labetalol for high blood pressure. Having blurry vision and ears sound like everything is under water. What is happening?
I am getting dizzy and blurry vision, high blood pressure and sometimes it feels like I'm going to pass out. Headaches loss of appitite?
See a doctor!: Hi. I don't want to sound trite, but see a doctor! What you describe could be many things. I think you should see a good diagnostician for a thorough evaluation. Good luck! ...Read more
Not likely: Unless the pressure is staggeringly high, there is usually no effect on the vision. Wavy vision should be investigated by your ophthalmologist especially if it is of recent onset. Blood pressure does need control for other reasons (heart, brain) but not for alterations in eye vision. ...Read more
Yes: Extremely high blood pressures (usually greater than 200 mmhg for the top number) can result in "end organ" damage including changes to the retinal arteries and short-term vision changes. If you're concerned that your high blood pressure is changing your vision, you should see your doctor to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
I been on Hydrochlorothiazide for high blood pressure over a month, I notice my vision gets blurry and I'm always sleepy, what causes this?
Sudden loss of consciousness and pulse. Almost no blood pressure. Blurred vision, slurred speech. Healthy except slightly high normal blood pressure. ?
Syncopal episode: You need some work up to find the cause. Go to an urgent care or ER if you can not get a hold of your doctor by phone. The treatment is according to the cause. Check this link. http://www.merckmanuals.com/home/heart-and-blood-vessel-disorders/symptoms-of-heart-and-blood-vessel-disorders/fainting ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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