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My head feels foggy, some pain, heavy eyelids even tho i've slept over 8 hours...

My head feels foggy, some pain, heavy eyelids even tho i've slept over 8 hours...

Headache: It may be an upper respiratory viral illness or sinusitis. Try to rest and drink plenty of fluids. See your healthcare provider if symptoms do not subside within 2 days or if they worsen at any time. ...Read more

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I tinted my eyebrows at home a day ago and wokeup with puffy looking eyelids and they feel really heavy and my vision is kind of blurry what can I do ?

I tinted my eyebrows at home a day ago and wokeup with puffy looking eyelids and they feel really heavy and my vision is kind of blurry what can I do ?

Ans: You sound like you had a local reaction you can try low dose Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for a day or so. This will take the swelling down. No more putting dyes on the face! ...Read more

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Why do some pills make your eyelids heavy?

Why do some pills make your eyelids heavy?

Heavy lids: The most common offenders are in the category of cold remedies and antiallergics called antihistaminics. A grat variety of them cause somnolence (sleepiness). Although there are many other medications like tranquilizers, anxiolitics (anti-anxiety), that simply depress the central nervous system and induce sleep. Thus resulting in "heavy lids". Aging of the skin too which may require lid tuck sgy. ...Read more

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My top left eyelid has been twinging a few times every day for a a couple of weeks now acts a little heavy when correcting itself ..... .?

My top left eyelid has been twinging a few times every day for a a couple of weeks now    acts a little heavy when correcting itself ..... .?

Stress relief: If this problem is isolated to your eyelid, it is called myokymia. Myokymia of the eyelid usually resolves within a few weeks. It is associated with stress, lack of sleep and excess caffeine. If the problem persists see you eye doctor and he/she may advise some drops that have helped some people. If the problems spreads to other parts of the face, see your regular doctor. ...Read more

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Allmost every time i wake up one time after a hour slep, i am Allmost paralized in my left in 7 sec. My left eyelid is very heavy also. What is this?

Allmost every time i wake up one time after a hour slep,  i am Allmost paralized in my left in 7 sec. My left eyelid is very heavy also. What is this?

7 sec and not 7 min: It's called 'waking up.' Some people experience this, which can can be scary, but it only lasts a few seconds. If you wake up during a certain phase of sleep, this can happen. Sometimes, it's just a dream to awaken from. If you were 65 and it lasted longer, I'd be worried. If it lasted longer in you, I'd be asking you what you did (or took) the night before. ...Read more

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This may sound weird but my eyelid feels little heavy and when I blink it tightens up then relaxes a bit. It has been doing it for wk now. What is it?

This may sound weird but my eyelid feels little heavy and when I blink it tightens up then relaxes a bit. It has been doing it for wk now. What is it?

A few suggestions: Many possibilities. Assuming no changes in vision and not having any additional information, here are some things that it could be (although I can't make a complete list without more info). asthenopia, muscle spasm of orbicularis muscle in eyelid, thyroid eye disease (Graves disease) causing lid lag, myasthenia gravis. If you have any other symptoms, should have it evaluated by ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Heavy eyelids and feeling extremely light-headed. What can I do and what causes this? Advice much appreciated

Heavy eyelids and feeling extremely light-headed. What can I do and what causes this? Advice much appreciated

See your primary doc: There are a variety of causes for this such as changes in blood pressure, heart arrythmia, hormonal changes, anemia, allergy, sinus infection or migraine. See your primay doctor. ...Read more

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Why is my face and one eyelid swelling during heavy exercise?

Why is my face and one eyelid swelling during heavy exercise?

Fluid changes : The tissues around the eyelids swell very easily. Exercise increases blood flow to the face and causes you to strain. This could result in some swelling of the eyelids. ...Read more

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Eyelids feel heavy and i'm seeing blurry after using artificial tears?

Eyelids feel heavy and i'm seeing blurry after using artificial tears?

Tears for what?: Artificial tears are to supplement natural tears when they are deficient. The tears should make the eyes feel better after use. If your eyes feel blurry and heavy, then perhaps they are the wrong thing to use. For what did you think artificial tears were for? ...Read more

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