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Dr. Barbara Lavi
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Difficulty Adjusting To Brightness (Overview)

Difficulty adjusting to brightness is a clinical finding in which a person's normal response to bright light does not occur or occur as well. Typically the pupils of the eye constrict in response to bright light, letting less light in. If this does not occur, a person will feel pain due to excessive light being let into their eye.


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What is the best treatment if difficulty adjusting to brightness?

What is the best treatment if difficulty adjusting to brightness?

Glare disability: If this not from external eye disease including dry eyes, allergy. Environmental factors or reaction to medication or cataracts or corneal disease or uncorrected refractive error then tinted lenses with side shields or wrap around sunglasses will definately help. ...Read more

Dr. Barbara Lavi
1 Doctor shared a insight

Difficulty Adjusting To Brightness (Overview)

Difficulty adjusting to brightness is a clinical finding in which a person's normal response to bright light does not occur or occur as well. Typically the pupils of the eye constrict in response to bright light, letting less light in. If this does not occur, a person will feel pain due to excessive light being let into their eye.


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What is wrong when a female has problem with facial hair and is it treatable and how?

What is wrong when a female has problem with facial hair and is it treatable and how?

Hirsutism of PCOS: Excess facial hair (hirsutism) in female is often caused by androgen (male-hormone) excess, commonly from polycystic-ovarian-syndrome (pcos). Adequate treatment of pcos, which is difficult, often improves facial hair, but takes time. Some med such as spironolactone can help, but again takes many months. Laser or electrolysis are probably most effective and fastest. Consult doc for eval. Good luck. ...Read more

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What's the best treatment to get rid of difficulty breathing?

What's the best treatment to get rid of difficulty breathing?

Difficulty breathing: It depends very much on the cause. Get to your doctor. ...Read more

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How to prevent big prostate causing difficulty urinating?

How to prevent big prostate causing difficulty urinating?

Visit your doctor: Prostate growth is genetic. However, maintaining a sensible diet and monitoring your belly circumference has been shown to improve prostate health. Also, as you grow older, you will notice that caffeine and sulfites (teas, coffees, wine) need to be moderated because they exacerbate urinary symptoms. See your doctor for more information. ...Read more

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Is difficulty getting pregnant a genetic problem?

Is difficulty getting pregnant a genetic problem?

Possibly: Infertility factors such as polycystic ovarian syndrome and endometriosis has a genetic basis. Also low sperm counts can run in some families. Ovulatory abnormalities related to premature ovarian failure can be passed from mothers to daughters. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment if difficulty adjusting to brightness?

Glare disability: If this not from external eye disease including dry eyes, allergy. Environmental factors or reaction to medication or cataracts or corneal disease or uncorrected refractive error then tinted lenses with side shields or wrap around sunglasses will definately help. ...Read more

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Difficulty adjusting or have a new mental illness. What can I do usa?

Difficulty adjusting or have a new mental illness. What can I do usa?

NAMI: Contact local chapter of national alliance of mental illness and they will help. ...Read more

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Is there a need to treat gastric does adjusting to eat regular meals resolve the problem

Is there a need to treat gastric does adjusting to eat regular meals resolve the problem

Please re-phrase: You're probably not getting an answer because it looks like a word got left out of your question - and it was a really important word because we cannot figure out what you're asking about. Please re-ask and check to make sure it makes sense before posting - thanks! ...Read more

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I am making an effort to get more sleep by going 2 bed earlier. Problem is I am waking up at 4 and not going back to sleep. Will I adjust? Suggest?

I am making an effort to get more sleep by going 2 bed earlier. Problem is I am waking up at 4 and not going back to sleep. Will I adjust? Suggest?

Different sleep cycl: Some people do well with just 4 to 5 hours a day but maybe just a short nap midday. Others need 10 or more hours to feel rested and have a clear mind. There are so many variants to a normal sleep cycle. You may have a shorter sleep cycle. If you feel you have decent focus and concentration along with decent strength or stamina, then you are probably getting enough sleep. ...Read more

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I can and do crack/adjust almost every joint in my body daily. Does this present a problem?

I can and do crack/adjust almost every joint in my body daily. Does this present a problem?

No: Cracking joints is not a problem. Once thought to be contributor to degenerative joint disease later in life, this popular belief has not stood the test of time and is no longer supported even by common people. ...Read more

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What to do if I have difficulty making simple decisions?

What to do if I have difficulty making simple decisions?

Trouble deciding: You may be having a brain problem that requires you to see your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Is it normal for my baby to have so much difficulty latching?

Is it normal for my baby to have so much difficulty latching?

Yes: Yes, it is normal. Every baby is different. Breastfeeding is a wonderful experience for both mother and baby. However, it does not always occur as naturally as we hope. It is normal for latching difficulties to occur initially. It is always a good idea to have a lactation consult to discuss the specific needs of each mother-baby connection. Correcting latching issues will result in a happier baby. ...Read more

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What to do if I'm having difficulty loosing weight?

What to do if I'm having difficulty loosing weight?

NUTRITIONIST: FIRST MAKE SURE YOU ARE UP TO DATE WITH YOUR CHECKUPS AND PREVENTIVE HEALTH. NEXT, SPEAK WITH A NUTRITIONIST. IT IS DIFFICULT TO ADAPT LIFE STYLE CHANGES, BUT IN MY OPINION WEIGHT LOSS IS 80% WHAT WE EAT AND 20% EXERCISE/ACTIVITY. START WALKING FOR 60 MINS X 5 DAYS/WEEK. I AM A HUGE FAN OF FRESH SMOOTHIES AND HAVE ONE CHEAT DAY/WEEK TO ENJOY MY RESTAURANT MEAL. ...Read more

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I have difficulty disposing of my anger. Do you have any recommendations?

I have difficulty disposing of my anger. Do you have any recommendations?

Anger: Anger is a normal human emotion. However, some people become angry over seemingly trivial things. The intensity of their anger may be excessive for the situation. If this is the case it is important to check out the cause. How anger is expressed behaviorally is very important. If expressed aggressively or w violence – that could be problematic. Passive- agressive expression of anger does not help. ...Read more

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I am having hallucinations so real that I am having difficulty with knowing reality from hallucinations.

I am having hallucinations so real that I am having difficulty with knowing reality from hallucinations.

Eval: Hello. If you haven't laready sought help for this from a psychiatrist - please do so promptly. Take care. ...Read more

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Why am I having difficulty breathing?

Why am I having difficulty breathing?

Sob: There are many possibilities and with no information we can't speculate for you why you're short of breath ...Read more

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I have difficulty in breathing, what to do?

I have difficulty in breathing, what to do?

See your doctor.: Shortness of breath / difficulty breathing can be caused by many medical conditions. It can be from the lungs or he heart or other conditions such as anemia to name a few. You need a further evaluation to identify the cause. ...Read more

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Why am I having so much difficulty breathing?

Why am I having so much difficulty breathing?

SOB: If you are having difficulty breathing you need to see a doctor. There's no way out here for us to know what your problem (s) are from such a question without any other information. ...Read more

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Difficulty reading signs from a distance. What is that?

Difficulty reading signs from a distance. What is that?

Nearsightedness.: You need an eye exam, as you may be nearsighted, which means you have difficulty seeing things that are far away, such as signs on the road while you're driving. You may need glasses or contact lenses. ...Read more

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What are the possible causes of difficulty in swallowing?

What are the possible causes of difficulty in swallowing?

Consider these...: Difficulty swallowing ("dysphagia") can be distinguished as a "transfer" problem (difficulty moving food from mouth to top of esophagus), "transit" problem (difficulty moving food down the esophagus), "spasm", gerd (due to sphincter problems), or obstructive (webs, rings, strictures, ulcer, tumor). Might want to see a gastroenterologist for treatment options. Need to distinguish "globus" and LPR. ...Read more

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What causes difficulty sleeping?

What causes difficulty sleeping?

Endless: You think it, it can make you have difficulty sleeping. You've heard that the mind is a terrible thing to waste. Well nighttime sleep is definitely affected by what is going on in your mind and your body. ...Read more

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I am 21 and have lots of breathing difficulty. Why might this be?

I am 21 and have lots of breathing difficulty. Why might this be?

Need more info: You are telling me that you have difficulty breathing. To be able to help you, please describe under what circumstances you feel difficulty breathing; do you hear any noises coming from your chest; whether it happens at any body position, during exercise or when you rest. The more you describer, I have a better chance giving y ou some advice. ...Read more

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Have difficulty swallowing?

Have difficulty swallowing?

Dysphagia: This can be due to a benign condition, but can also be due to some really serious conditions if not detected early may lead to bad outcomes. A laryngoscopy or an upper endoscopy may be indicated. ...Read more