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Does Depression Cause Your Sight To Narrow And Your Vision To Be Very Spacey
Depression is a mood disorder that can affect behavior and emotions. Symptoms of depression include feeling down most of the time, losing interest in previously enjoyable activities, increase or decrease in appetite or weight, sleeping more or less, becoming easily agitated or lethargic, feeling worthless, feeling guilty, having difficulty concentrating, thinking more about death and dying. Depression can sometimes result in suicidal thoughts and plans. In this case, emergent ...Read more
Brain damage: Yes. Brain damage can manifest in many ways depending on the location, the severity, and the cause of the damage. Whether it is reversible or irreversible depends on the severity and if the brain cells are stunned or dead. Time and rehabilitation will determine the outcome. ...Read more
I understand outdated prescription glasses can cause blurred vision and other symptoms but can it affect the ability to focus (mentally)?
Can you explain why lasik can only work on the eyes up to a certain % of vision loss with astigmatism?
Cornea limitation: Depends on the cornea shape, thickness, and how much and where tissue can be removed in order to counterbalance astigmatism. If too much tissue is removed it can cause problems and ectasia and if the wrong tissue is removed, it can create more refractive error. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: There are different degrees of impairment. Legal blindness is best corrected vision of 20/200 or worse in the best eye or visual field constriction of less than 20 degrees. To operate a car, you must have 20/60 or better vision in your best eye. Impairment depends on the context. ...Read more
Can a problem with your thyroid cause confusion to the point of someone seeming to be going crazy?
Rarely: Very rarely severe hyper- or hypo-thyrodism can cause confusion, but it should be easy for your doctor to diagnose or rule out with a simple history, physical and lab tests. ...Read more
What is REM behavior disorder and can it look like a seizure and cause eyes to roll and a body to be limp and not be able to wake someone. I?
REM sleep disorder: Rem behavior disorder: normal the body is paralyzed in rem sleep, which the person has vivid dreams. Rem behavior disorder causes the person to act out these dreams because the person looses the normal paralysis typical of rem sleep. Sometimes people can be quite violent when they act out dreams. Limpness is generally not a part of this disorder. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What might cause sudden nausea, loss of sight, inability to balance, and me to be close to passing out?
What can be causing eye pain and pressure along with involuntary eye movement side to side? I also have a very tough time to sleep and focus on things
What causes the mussles in your eyes to deterate and close tour eye until you can no longer see can anything be done?
Ptosis: When your eyelids start to close because of "weak" muscles, it is called a ptosis. However, there are many other reasons whe an eyelid may look closed. For example, excessive skin on the upper lids could give the appearance of closing eyes. If you have dry eyes or any other chronic irritation, the eyes would try to close to protect the surface. See an eye md for the reason your eyes are closing. ...Read more
No: Dermatitis is inflammation of the dermis, skin. There is no skin in your eye. However, you can have inflammation of other parts of your eye which can cause blurry vision. (cornea-keratitis, iris-iritis, retina-retinitis, sclera-scleritis, conjunctiva-conjunctivits) inflammation of the oil glands in your eyelids is called blepharitis and inflammation of the eyelid skin is called cellulitis. ...Read more
No: Focal visual issues could be secondary to refractive error, but many other causes could be present, even vitreous and retinal issues, besides lens problems. Best not to try to guess what is occurring. See your eye specialist and get this addressed. Visual difficulties should be handled promptly. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can wearing perfume cause u to have funny vision or to be lightheaded or is it the anxiety thinking it will cause those things ?
Chemical: Sensitivity? Yes, you can get symptoms similar to what you mention due to chemicals. Please see your doc for testing. Peace and good health. ...Read more
How can you balance your emotions, and is it real that your horscope sign affect your mood, am cancer sign and they say they are moody. Could this be the reason?
Moody: Astrology does not control how we are, but some believe it can influence us. Balancing your emotions goes beyond reading your horoscope, though. First you need to understand what's causing your moodiness, and your physician can help with this. You may also benefit from psychotherapy if life or relationship stresses are destabilizing your emotions. Seeing your doctor would be first step. ...Read more
Can being nearsightedness cause anxiety, dizziness, and blurred vision? Can it make your head feel blurry/swimming in syrup feeling.
Dysfunction: Eustachian tube dysfunction can cause light-headedness. This could be caused by either too much fluid backing up in the ears and not draining appropriately. Your ears are also responsible for your body's balance and equilibrium and you could have vertigo as well. You would want to make sure that this is fully evaluated to rule out more dangerous causes of dizziness. ...Read more
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