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Can staying up late at night and playing video games make my eyebrows itch and my eyes feeling sticky?

Can staying up late at night and playing video games make my eyebrows itch and my eyes feeling sticky?

Yes: Eyes are fatigued and dry. Get some rest and use artificial tear drops to soothe the eyes. ...Read more

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Can staying up late cause sinus pain?

Can staying up late cause sinus pain?

Maybe: Staying up late, in and of itself, is not likely to cause overt sinus pain. However, the things that may be associated with staying up late may cause sinus pain, such as: lack of sleep, dehydration, drinking/eating out of rhythm, eating poorly, movies/TV/music... A number of things can tip the equilibrium and possibly lead to sinus pain. ...Read more

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Can staying up late every night lead to insomnia?

Can staying up late every night lead to insomnia?

Sleep deprivation: Depriving yourself of good sleep patterns can set you up for a disturbance in your sleep patterns, much as shift workers have to deal with. Try to maintain consistent sleep habits as much as possible to avoid disruption to your rest. Occasional "all nighters" with study or fun activities is ok, but try not make it a habit, or it could backfire on you. ...Read more

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Is it true that staying up late at night can lead to poor eyesight??

Is it true that staying up late at night can lead to poor eyesight??

Fatigue: I have not seen any publishes reports that staying up late leads to poor eyesight. However, lack of sleep can lead to eye fatigue. ...Read more

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I am used to staying up late and sleeping during the day. Tried to fix my schedule by going to sleep at midnight, but still slept until 2pm. Normal?

I am used to staying up late and sleeping during the day. Tried to fix my schedule by going to sleep at midnight, but still slept until 2pm. Normal?

Slowly adjusting: The biologic clock runs at 25-hour cycle and thus you need to gradually reset your body's time clock by shifting the sleep time one hour each day. I trust the change can be completed in less than 2 weeks with this program. This will likely provide a better transition. ...Read more

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How someone break their self from staying up late at night? When they have always done it all of their life.

How someone break their self from staying up late at night? When they have always done it all of their life.

Change behaviors: . Keep regular bed & wakening time (even weekends). Get up same time daily. 2. Use regular, relaxing bedtime routine: warm bath / shower, aromatherapy, reading, or listening to gentle music. 3. Sleep in dark, quiet, cool room w comfy mattress & pillows. 4. Bedroom only for sleep & sex. Put work materials, computers, & TVs in another room. 5. Finish eating at least 2-3 hrs prior to bed. ...Read more

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Can eating noodles, staying up late, and drinking softdrinks can cause hypertension?

Can eating noodles, staying up late, and drinking softdrinks can cause hypertension?

It is a complicated: This question is complicated. First, eating noodle itself will not cause hypertension. But, if you eat too much, and drink softdrink too much, resulting in overweight or obese, that can cause hypertension. Stay late, if it is secondary to stress, yes, it can cause hypertension. So having a good life style can prevent hypertension. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of swollen eyes from staying up too late last night?

How do I get rid of swollen eyes from staying up too late last night?

Swollen eyes: There is no specific treatment. Go to bed earlier. Makeup can hide the problem. ...Read more

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How do you prevent exhaustion in nursing school? I feel so tired from staying up late to study I nearly kind of a dizzy drowsiness. My first year.

How do you prevent exhaustion in nursing school? I feel so tired from staying up late to study I nearly kind of a dizzy drowsiness. My first year.

Easy: Get your sleep, about 7 hours per night. Yes, the temptation will be to stay up late because you think it's a sign of productivity. The reality is that taxing your sleep will make learning much less efficient- established fact! Better to go to sleep early and wake up extra early. Also routine exercise is huge to oxygenate the brain and staying away from junk food eg eat plenty of veggies and fruits. There I just told you all that took me years to apply myself :) Be well. ...Read more

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Rolling your eyes up is bad?

Rolling your eyes up is bad?

NO: If it is voluntary it does not cause problems. ...Read more

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Is rubbing eyes bad for you?

Is rubbing eyes bad for you?

It is not good: Because it can change the curvature of the eye making it more difficult to obtain geooqd vision. ...Read more

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Is rubbing my eyes bad for me?

Is rubbing my eyes bad for me?

Rub: While not a terrible thing to do, it may irritate the eyes or cause a corneal abrasion. There are some doctors who believe that keratoconus is caused by chronic eye rubbing. ...Read more

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Are wide side eyes a bad thing?

Are wide side eyes a bad thing?

Please clarify: Not sure what you mean by "wide side eyes". If you meant "wide set eyes", meaning the eyes are farther apart than average, this is not a bad thing, just a normal variation in facial anatomy. ...Read more

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Do all lazy eyes lead to bad vision?

Do all lazy eyes lead to bad vision?

Strabismus: I am assuming that what you mean is crossed or turned eyes. If so, the answer is no. Amblyopia or bad vision is more commonly associated with inward turning (crossed) eyes. ...Read more

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What age do your eyes start getting bad?

What age do your eyes start getting bad?

Most don't: We eyedoctors define "getting bad" as uncorrectable vision. Most eyes never get to that level. Things can happen: disease, trauma, degeneration - which can lower the best possible vision. This can happen at any age. All eyes lose some near vision capacity after age 40 (termed presbyopia) but this is correctable. Schedule regular exams with your ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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If my eyes sqeak when I blink is it bad?

If my eyes sqeak when I blink is it bad?

No: You are hearing tears sloshing around in your nasolacrimal system. Don't worry about it. ...Read more

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Is it bad to expose your eyes to sunlight?

Best: Not to stare into sun ; to protect eyes with sunglasses when in sunlight. ...Read more

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Are colored costume lenses bad for your eyes?

Are colored costume lenses bad for your eyes?

Can be: If fit by a proper eye professional they should do no harm. If bought on the internet or at a costume shop, they might be of improper fit and may even be non-sterile which could cause some difficulty for the eyes. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have a bad vision for my eyes?

How do I know if I have a bad vision for my eyes?

Compare with others: Test your vision against friends of yours, especially if you know they have good vision. Test each eye in turn and see if their limits for things like road signs are the same as yours. If they see equally then your vision is fine. If they can see farther than you, then you might need an evaluation for eyeglasses. ...Read more

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Is it true that reading in bed makes your eyes bad?

Is it true that reading in bed makes your eyes bad?

Not at all: Neither is there truth to the myth that reading in the dark or sitting too closee to the television will damage your eyes. The eyes are essentially solid-state video cameras, and cannot be damaged by dim light, uncomfortable reading distance or anything short of trauma. Of course, reading with good lighting is more comfortable and enjoyable! ...Read more

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Can watching televison in dark be bad on your eyes?

Can watching televison in dark be bad on your eyes?

No: The eyes will function as best as they can given whatever conditions you find yourself in. Tv emits its own light, as do video screens, and your viewing comfort will depend upon optical clarity and image brightness. No harm is done if these are not optimized although you might have to strain if they are not comfortable. ...Read more

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Why are my eyes hurting so bad when move them around?

Why are my eyes hurting so bad when move them around?

See a doctor: There are many possible reasons for pain with eye movement. Make an appointment with an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Is sitting too close to the tv still bad for the eyes?

Is sitting too close to the tv still bad for the eyes?

No: The distance is based on your refractive error (focusing power to get the image the clearest). Historically, televisions emitted radiation so sitting too close was concerning but now with proper shielding and new types of tvs, it's no longer an issue. ...Read more

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Why does it hurt my eyes so bad whenever I try to read?

Why does it hurt my eyes so bad whenever I try to read?

Opthamologist: You need to have your vision checked. It would be best to have your vision/ eyes evaluated by an opthamologist to see if you need glasses. ...Read more

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Is it bad for your eyes when you make your vision go blurry?

Not: I assume you are talking about voluntary convergence in which the eyes move centrally and the focus diminishes. This gets tiring but is not harmful. ...Read more

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I have a habit of rubbing my eyes. Is this bad for my vision?

No: Eye rubbing can be a sign of allergies, and if you have an underlying corneal weakness like keratoconus, then some think it can worsen it. Rubbing too hard can make your eye pressure go high and can affect glaucoma surgery healing. ...Read more

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One of my eyes won't move all the way to the side, is this bad?

Eye movement change: If this is a new finding for you, then you should get this checked out immediately by a doctor, perferably an ophthalmologist.
If this is long-standing since childhood, then hopefully you have been seen and diagnosed in the past. Otherwise, go see a doctor. ...Read more