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Can Stress Cause Eye Pain
Yes: Tension headaches usually affect the muscles in the neck and head. This can sometimes result in a pressure-type pain seemingly in the eye on the affected side. If you are having vision loss or eye redness with the pain, that could indicate something else. You should be seen by an ophthalmologist to be sure. ...Read more
Stress affects most people in some way. Acute (sudden, short-term) stress leads to rapid changes throughout the body. Almost all body systems (the heart and blood vessels, immune system, lungs, digestive system, sensory organs, and brain) gear up to meet perceived danger. These stress responses could prove beneficial in a critical, life-or-death situation. Over time, however, repeated stressful situations put a strain on the body that may contribute to physical and psychological problems. Chronic (long-term) stress can have real health consequences and should be addressed like any other health concern. Fortunately, research is showing that lifestyle changes and stress-reduction techniques can help people learn ...Read more
a young person, otherwise healthy should not have any pains, but if you are stressed because of work are you talking about orbital headache,? it may be due to an overuse of your intellect putting a strain on your eye vision, like excess computer screen time, reading, etc.. you are in need of a vision exam.
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Can tight neck muscles cause stinging eye pain and temple aches? Been havin these symptoms for 5 years started after being stressed a lot
No: Not measurable high pressure in the eyes ...Read more
With daily H/As & one eye pain. Normal CT head scan with and w/out contrast. Dr. says stress. I don't feel stress. No other symptoms. Opinion?
I have high liver enzymes, eye pain, double/blurry vision, a bulky vein on the right side of my head, temples hurt. Doc says its stress, I don't. Help?
High Anxiety: If you feel strongly that you have something going on that your doctor is not addressing, then I recommend you get a second opinion. Depending on how high your liver enzymes are, you should consider seeing a hepatologist. The bulky "vein" on your temple in a worst case scenario could be your temporal artery. There is a condition temporal arteritis, which is very serious. Ask Dr. about that. ...Read more
When I get angry or stressed my left eye hurts and my skin under my left eye burns and become red... Is it high eye pressure? Is it sign of glacoma?
2 days of Unprotected Sex, Pullout Method. After 3 days i had my Period, very stressed so it was light. Dizziness and eye pressure. Am i pregnant?
Not likely: Unless the fireworks were exploding in very close range and you got debris in your eyes, your pain is unrelated to the fireworks. I would look for other causes. ...Read more
Worrying: Stress and worrying can focus on any area, including eye health. Eyesight is certainly important, but the more worrying, the more stress and vice versa. You might get the best help by getting good eye care and working with your doctors on your overall worrying. This could be from an anxiety disorder needing treatment. A full evaluation is the first step to discovering what's going on. ...Read more
Increased pressure: Coughing elevates pressure in the body temporarily. However, if the eye pain persists or occurs every time she coughs, she should see an eye doctor. ...Read more
New Condition?: I see that you suffer from HYPERthyroidism and have a history of headaches. Either one of those problems are GREAT reasons to suffer eye pains. Other causes would include problems within the eye itself having to do either with retinal pathologies or sudden pressure changes in the eye such as acute glaucoma. Bottom line is that you could use an ophthalmological exam to start with maybe neurology ...Read more
Cluster vs migraines: It could be cluster of migraines, either could present this way. They both would be more severe than mild normally. Any sinus issues? That could also be a cause. If you start noticing vision changes in that eye, than consult a physician as this could be more serious. Discuss with your physician what medications you can take to break these headaches and the pain on right. Last eye exam? Important. ...Read more
Woked up with right eye pain and now I have radiating paing around. What can cause be ? Is radiating associated to eye pain?
Who do you see for eye pain that also causes your eye to be itchy and the only thing that eases the pain in by rubbing or closing your eyes ?
OD or MD: An optometrist or ophthalmologist is qualified to evaluate these symptoms. These symptoms most likely are related to dry eyes or allergies. If the optometrist evaluates and does not feel comfortable treating, he/she will refer to an ophthalmologist (md) for further evaluation. Try artificial tears or allergy drops, both available otc to see if this helps. ...Read more
What is the cause for daily eye pain in one eye in the evening time? I had my eyes check twice and nothing found. Eye gets watery at times.
Sounds like Dry eyes: Dry eyes are an often the culprit of many symptoms in the eye which can include burning, stinging, tearing, foreign body sensation, tiredness, heaviness, blurred vision and eye pain. You can have some or all of the symptoms or even none of the symptoms and have dry eye. I would suggest starting with using over-the-counter artificial tears and a warm compress on the eye to see if that helps. ...Read more
Staring too long: When we stare at an object, we do not blink as often as normal. This can dry out the eyes, which can cause irritation and pain. As well, the light from computer monitors can be mildly irritating. Lastly, if you need prescription glasses or readers and are not wearing the right prescription or strength glasses, it will cause additional strain and irritation. ...Read more
Several causes: There are several causes of eye pain while moving your eyes. Among those are nervous system illnesses and thyroid problems. Please see your ophthalmologist promptly for further evaluation and feel better! ...Read more
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