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Can dry eyes cause dizziness or balance problems?

Can dry eyes cause dizziness or balance problems?

Likely not: Dry eyes can cause drying of the cornea. Balance is mediated by the inner ear and cerebellum... ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Dizziness (Definition)

Dizziness is a feeling of light headedness that includes loss of balance, vertigo, or the feeling as ...Read more


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Could bad eyes cause - headaches- minor dizziness- and minor nausea?

Could bad eyes cause - headaches- minor dizziness- and minor nausea?

Headaches: Usually poor vision is asymptomatic, however, only a complete eye exam by an ophthalmologist can rule out pathologic conditions. Please see your local ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Swimmy/dizzy head for few years, sept. started wearing glasses, eyes have gotten worse along with dizziness. Can my eyes be causing my dizziness?

Swimmy/dizzy head for few years, sept. started wearing glasses, eyes have gotten worse along with dizziness. Can my eyes be causing my dizziness?

Dizzy eyes?: There is a small possibility that your current glasses may need adjustment. However, in my experience eye symptoms are secondary to the dizziness and not a cause of dizziness. I would get your glasses checked. If there is no significant change in the prescription and your ocular motility is normal- I would seek a neuro-otologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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What can cause dizziness and weird sensations in the head when I move my eyes back and forth? It's been going on for 3 months

What can cause dizziness and weird sensations in the head when I move my eyes back and forth? It's been going on for 3 months

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if is vertigo - balance disturbance in the middle ear balance organ - you can have back and forth movements of your eyes - nystagmus - but this is involuntary and usually brought on with looking in various directions. So, I have no idea about you. There is also a condition with weakness of eye movement muscles. If me, would see an eye doctor and maybe a neurologist. Doubt its hormones. ...Read more

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What causes flashes of light in your eyes and once in a while dizziness. This has been occurring to my husband for a week or more, should he be concerned (he is working out of town)

What causes flashes of light in your eyes and once in a while dizziness. This has been occurring to my husband for a week or more, should he be concerned (he is working out of town)

Vitreous: This the classic symptoms of a vitreous detachment. The flashing lights are the tugging on the retina. He should have his eyes looked at soon. There is a small chance of this causing a retinal detachment later. ...Read more

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I would like to know if tension in the neck and shoulders can cause dizziness and heaviness in the eyes?

I would like to know if tension in the neck and shoulders can cause dizziness and heaviness in the eyes?

R/O TENSION HA: The 4 basic headaches are Tension, Sinus,migraine and cluster. The muscles that originate at the base of the neck insert near the temple. Rest /ice and a darkened room may help. Also a NSAID like Aleve (naproxen) /daypro. Muscle relaxant ie KLONOPIN/ FLEXERIL . Meditation/Yoga/Biofeedback. GF DIET WHOLEAPPROACH.com You need a full exam an blood work to be through. If symptoms worsen seek medical evaluation ...Read more

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I feel always dizzy specialy when i read and when I do any activity like exercice i feel a "big pressure" on my eyes ! what may be the cause please?

I feel always dizzy specialy  when i read and when I do any activity like exercice i feel a "big pressure" on my eyes ! what may be the cause please?

Dizziness: It is hard to make a diagnosis without proper history and physical examination. I suggest to have and eye exam to make sure the ocular pressure is normal. Make sure that when you exercise you are well hydrated. If your dizziness worsens or persists consult your physician as well. Hope you feel well soon. ...Read more

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What could cause dizziness and eyes twitching back and forth?

What could cause dizziness and eyes twitching back and forth?

Nystagmus: You are describing vestibular symptomatology, and the eye problems are part of this. Could be due to inner ear or central brain problems. See your doctor, and likely also, an otolaryngologist. This needs diagnosis, and treatment. ...Read more

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Headaches, puffy eyes, dizziness, stomach spasm what are the cause of it?

Headaches, puffy eyes, dizziness, stomach spasm what are the cause of it?

Need evaluation: Could be migraine, but need more specific details, exam, other causes need to be ruled out include allergies, inner ear, brain disorders. ...Read more

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What can cause dizziness and weird sensations in the head and hands when I move my eyes back and forth? It's been going on for 3 months

What can cause dizziness and weird sensations in the head and hands when I move my eyes back and forth? It's been going on for 3 months

Vertigo: the hand sensation issue doesn't fit but with eye movement you get dizzy, sounds like vertigo, most common cause is BPPV but you have had for three months. Go see a doctor for an exam. ...Read more

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What can cause dizziness in the morning that lasts all day? No nausea. MRI last July was clear. Gets worse if I close my eyes for a while.

What can cause dizziness in the morning that lasts all day? No nausea. MRI last July was clear. Gets worse if I close my eyes for a while.

Dizziness: Hello ~ the differential diagnosis of dizziness is a nightmare, but you are 20y so its probably nothing serious. Still, see a Dr so he can take a proper history of med/drug/alcohol intake and do a proper exam with heart check, BP, can listen to carotids, get an eye check and send you for some basic labs. That would be a good start thanks ...Read more

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What causes dizziness when turning your head or moving your eyes along with your lips tingling?

What causes dizziness when turning your head or moving your eyes along with your lips tingling?

BPPV can cause: dizziness when turning head due to canalith coming out of their usual location in the inner ear. Canalith repositioning treatment such as Epley maneuver can help. Tingling of the lips is something else. Anxiety triggers hyperventilation and that pushes to much pco2 out decreasing ionized calcium in the blood. Breathing to a paper bag helps. ...Read more

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I had a sudden blackout in vision, but no dizziness, and it happened around 3-5 seconds...What causes it?Eye disease?Well both of my eyes has myopia

I had a sudden blackout in vision, but no dizziness, and it happened around 3-5 seconds...What causes it?Eye disease?Well both of my eyes has myopia

Blood pressure: Sudden changes in blood pressure from laying down to standing up can do this but so can clots are narrowing of arteries. Please get checked by both your internist and eye doctor. ...Read more

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When i sit on my knees and then stand on my knees i get dizzy, not just dizzy but my eyes hurt. What could cause the eye pain?

When i sit on my knees and then stand on my knees i get dizzy, not just dizzy but my eyes hurt. What could cause the eye pain?

Tight muscles: Try to not tighten anything and see if you still get the sx. ? See a good physical therapist, and see if you can reproduce the sx. ...Read more

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What kind of migraines cause dizziness? it will be in my temples then back of neck then around my eyes? what some treatment I can do? to help them?

What kind of migraines cause dizziness?  it will be in my temples then back of neck then around my eyes?  what some treatment I can do? to help them?

Any migraine: Although recurrent headaches are the mainstay of migraine, a migraine is not just simply a headache. Rather, it should be viewed as an attack that is accompanied by various neurological and non-neurological features as well as headache. Accompanying symptoms are photophobia, nausea, vomiting, dizziness and blurred vision. See orofacial pain or headache specialist. ...Read more

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Can't tolerate anything touching my forehead. Causes a pulling sensation in eyes and forehead. Also dizzy. All brain scans are normal. Why do I feel i?

Can't tolerate anything touching my forehead. Causes a pulling sensation in eyes and forehead. Also dizzy. All brain scans are normal. Why do I feel i?

Needs a full evaluat: Depends on your age and length of symptoms. Could be early shingles, could be temporal arteritis. Needs a full workup. ...Read more

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Can Mucinex (guaifenesin) D or major anxiety cause a feeling of dizziness when laying down with eyes closed? Had MRI and vestibular testing and normal.

Can Mucinex (guaifenesin) D or major anxiety cause a feeling of dizziness when laying down with eyes closed? Had MRI and vestibular testing and normal.

Dizziness Rx: It is possible that anxiety can cause symptoms of dizziness, but Mucinex (guaifenesin) probably would not.

It is helpful that your tests were ok, that eliminates a lot of causes.

Perhaps not it is time to get some therapy for your anxiety and some PT exercises for your dizziness. ...Read more

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Feeling dizzy when I stand up so I close my eyes and sit down cause my legs and hands start shaking. Whats going with me?

Feeling dizzy when I stand up so I close my eyes and sit down cause my legs and hands start shaking. Whats going with me?

Could be many: Dizzy and shaky when standing could be due to many different problems. Are you dehydrated? Have you eaten recently? Do you have a history of low blood sugar? Are you overheated? It is hard to answer this question without further information. ...Read more

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Can low blood pressure cause you to feel dizzy with eyes closed when lying down and fine every time else, like bending head side or down. ?

Can low blood pressure cause you to feel dizzy with eyes closed when lying down and fine every time else, like bending head side or down. ?

Probably not: If low blood pressure is source of sensation you are calling dizziness, it would usually worse when you are upright. There are certain types of vertigo and disequilibrium that are worse when you have your eyes closed. Consider an evaluation with your pcp about whether your blood pressure is low or other causes for these symptoms. ...Read more