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Is it possible for your eyes to fall back into your head?

Is it possible for your eyes to fall back into your head?

Not at all: The eyes sit in the eye socket (orbit), which has a cone shape formed by the skull bones. The tip of the cone points back toward the brain and has a hole that is much smaller than the eyeball. Also, the eye is tethered in place by muscles, so it cannot fall into the head. Trauma to the face can break the bones in the floor of the orbit and the eye can sink down a little, but it cannot fall back. ...Read more

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Falling Backwards (Definition)

Falling backwards (Backward disequilibrium ) A postural disorder with tendency to fall backwards can be a sign of brain problems. (example: progressive supranuclear palsy). For ...Read more


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Eveytime i fall asleep, i usually wake up 5 minutes later because i feel as i blackout and my eyes roll to the back of my head. My head now hurts.?

Eveytime i fall asleep, i usually wake up 5 minutes later because i feel as i blackout and my eyes roll to the back of my head. My head now hurts.?

Sleep disorder: You may be experiencing episodic sleep apnea, but i would wonder if there is some seizure activity. Do believe you should see a sleep specialist and undergo an overnight sleep study. If indeed you have sleep apnea, and a clue might be snoring, you could benefit from a c-pap unit. Get all of this evaluated, you will be far more satisfied. ...Read more

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Take flecainide.woke up in middle of night and as trying to fall back asleep, felt really sick.kept getting overwhelming feeling of dizziness/lightheadness even with eyes closed. Also feel a tiny bit lightheaded during day at times.normal side effect?

Take flecainide.woke up in middle of night and as trying to fall back asleep, felt really sick.kept getting overwhelming feeling of dizziness/lightheadness even with eyes closed. Also feel a tiny bit lightheaded during day at times.normal side effect?

See your doctor : You are taking flecinide. You have a heart condition. Possibly atrial fibrillation or flutter etc. the medication has side effects but you may also be going back into the bad rhythm at night or throughout day. The dizziness etc. See your doctor about having a monitor placed to tell what is going on when you feel bad. ...Read more

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Odd spinning sensation in head mostly at night when I'm sitting or in bed sometimes. As if I'm going to fall back. Ent said all OK. Is this anxiety?

Odd spinning sensation in head mostly at night when I'm sitting or in bed sometimes. As if I'm going to fall back. Ent said all OK.  Is this anxiety?

Spinning sensation: Glad you saw an ENT and that he/she said you are ok medically. Yes, anxiety can produce these symptoms. Continue to have your doctor monitor you and please see a mental health professional who can teach you some anxiety management skills. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I have blood shot eye after as fall hitting the back of head?

I have blood shot eye after as fall hitting the back of head?

Can you see normally: Trauma to the head can cause some bleeding at the eye even if the eye is not actually hit. if you can see normally, the blood shot appearance can clear on it's own. ...Read more

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How effective / successful are hair restoration procedures for men (planting hair in the scalp, etc.)? Won't the hair just fall back out later?

How effective / successful are hair restoration procedures for men (planting hair in the scalp, etc.)?  Won't the hair just fall back out later?

Very successful: Hair transplants work well. Consult someone who specializes in follicle or micro hair transplants as these work best and give the most natural hair line. The transplanted hair will fall out but if done properly a new hair will regrow from this area. ...Read more

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