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Which is now the top paint color to reduce eye strain and stress in a work area?

Which is now the top paint color to reduce eye strain and stress in a work area?

Green: Green is generally considered to be the most restful color but reduction of eye strain is more related to light intensity, reflections, and computer usage. These are better things to adjust for comfort than the wall colors. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Stress (Definition)

Stress affects most people in some way. Acute (sudden, short-term) stress leads to rapid changes throughout the body. Almost all body systems (the heart and blood vessels, immune system, lungs, digestive system, sensory organs, and brain) gear up to meet perceived danger. These stress responses could prove beneficial in a critical, life-or-death situation. Over time, however, repeated stressful situations put a strain on the body that may contribute to physical and psychological problems. Chronic (long-term) stress can have real health consequences and should be addressed like any other health concern. Fortunately, research is showing that lifestyle changes and stress-reduction techniques can help people learn ...Read more


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What is the best paint color to help reduce eye strain and stress in a work area?

What is the best paint color to help reduce eye strain and stress in a work area?

Take breaks : Doing close work such as computer work or reading gives eye strain for 2 reasons. Muscles inside eyes get tired and you blink less causing dry red eyes. Close eyes for few seconds after each page of reading. Use nonglaring paint. Use a antiglare screen OB computer only if you find it soothing. ...Read more

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Is pvd of eye associated with stress or bp?

Is pvd of eye associated with stress or bp?

No: No. It usually associated with age, near-sightedness, trauma, or inflammation. ...Read more

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What happens when you get paint thinner in your eye?

What happens when you get paint thinner in your eye?

Chemical burn: First thing is to rinse the eye thoroughly with any liquid, saline is best, but tap water will do. At least 10 minutes. Then get seen by the eye md or er, to tell if you have a serious chemical injury. Damage is worse if the chemical is basic, and less worrisome if acidic. ...Read more

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What are the effects if i had spray paint in my eyes?

What are the effects if i had spray paint in my eyes?

Not a good idea: Don't even think about it. Eyes will be irritated. I would try flushing them with cold water and go to the er for thorough eye exam. ...Read more

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Can stress be caused by worrying about your eye health?

Can stress be caused by worrying about your eye health?

Worrying: Stress and worrying can focus on any area, including eye health. Eyesight is certainly important, but the more worrying, the more stress and vice versa. You might get the best help by getting good eye care and working with your doctors on your overall worrying. This could be from an anxiety disorder needing treatment. A full evaluation is the first step to discovering what's going on. ...Read more

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Why might it be that my eyes burn when i get stressed out?

Why might it be that my eyes burn when i get stressed out?

Dryness?: Stress may change your blink reflex which can allow the eyes to dry. Try some over the counter artificial tears to see if this helps. ...Read more

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Visual distortions like gray-out of one eye during stress?

Visual distortions like gray-out of one eye during stress?

Probably nothing: But you may want to get your carotids checked out. You need a good physical exam. ...Read more

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How can anxiety and stress affect the retina of your eyes.

How can anxiety and stress affect the retina of your eyes.

They can't and don't: Anxiety and stress have no effect on the retina. What prompted you to ask? Don't be taken in by the notorious popular misconception that "stress" is the cause of all illness. "Stress" is cited by 1) Health hucksters flogging bogus nostrums; 2) people who rationalize their unhealthy lifestyles; 3) the worried well who don't know any better. Arm yourself with real knowledge, not fake science. ...Read more