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Can stress/anxiety cause eye pain in the evening?

Can stress/anxiety cause eye pain in the evening?

Shouldn't: 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. If only anxiety, we can can discuss it further www.healthtap.com/drelenapadrell, code DCAHT ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Stress (Definition)

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


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Can stress headaches cause eye pain?

Can stress headaches 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

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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: Tight muscles may occur in association with variety of conditions including stress. The tight neck muscles are not usually associated with stinging eye pain. ...Read more

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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?

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

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What can cause eye pain?

What can  cause  eye pain?

Many things: Many things. Some related to the eye. Some with referred pain to the eye. See eye doc for evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes eye pain after sleep?

What causes eye pain after sleep?

Eye pain after sleep: Eye pain after sleep can be due to: dry eye, foreign body, inflammation in eye, infection (in or around eye, including sinuses), headache/migraine. It is not normal to have eye pain so see your eyemd. More information: eyedoc2020.Blogspot.Com. ...Read more

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What could cause eye pain from watching fireworks?

What could cause eye pain from watching fireworks?

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

Dr. Jeffrey Gold
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Eye Pain (Definition)

Pain in the eye (that is not due to injury) may be described as a burning, throbbing, aching, or stabbing sensation in or around the eye. It may also feel as if there is a foreign ...Read more