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Sud a person wit thyroid antibodies +ve n TSH normal becum hypothyrod n future, my sis is already hypothyrod, any implications of vision problems frm it?

Sud a person wit thyroid antibodies +ve n TSH normal becum hypothyrod n future, my sis is already hypothyrod, any implications of vision problems frm it?

thyroiditis: A significant percentage of individuals with autoimmune antibodies to the thyroid gland develop hypothyroidism with time and need to have it corrected. If left uncorrected, a number of symptoms can occur, blurred vision is not a primary symptom but can occur. ...Read more

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Vision (Definition)

Vision is a feature of a person's brain that allows him to see. He must have normal eyes, optic nerves (that stretch from the eyes to the back of his brain), and visual cortex (the vision center in the brain), in order to see properly. An ophthalmologist is a ...Read more


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Burning sensation at back of my head, with brain fog, vision problems, light sensitivity, mood swing, fatigue. Thyroid tests are back to normal. Help?

Burning sensation at back of my head, with brain fog, vision problems,  light sensitivity, mood swing, fatigue. Thyroid tests are back to normal. Help?

See an ophtalmologys: The symptoms you're mentioning are concerning. Brain fog and vision problems, especially. A thorough ophtalmological exam, will be able to discern if your problems are at the eye/vision level or if there is further neurological, occipital brain lobe , involvement . ...Read more

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Is it normal for MS patients to have vision problems?

Is it normal for MS patients to have vision problems?

Vision problems in M: Multiple sclerosis affects nerves throughout the body. The main nerve that carries sight from the eye and the nerves that control eye movement are commonly involved in ms. ...Read more

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Do vision problems like blurry or double vision come and go with ms or do they stick around after they start? at what point should you get glasses?

Optic Neuritis: Vision loss in multiple sclerosis is secondary to optic neuritis, which often resolves mostly if not totally. Color vision and contrast sensitivity may remain impaired even when visual acuity improves. No harm in wearing glasses, but see a low vision specialist to avoid the intellectually-barren "balance lens." Double vision can be due to intranuclear ophthalmoplegia or a cranial neuropathy. ...Read more

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Could anxiety cause vision problems?

Could anxiety cause vision problems?

Yes: Anxiety can cause a range of disturbances in vision, including blurriness, tunnel vision, eye strain, and other problems. Some of the symptoms may be due to surges in adrenaline that accompany anxiety. The vision problems are not serious in themselves, but definitely see a mental health professional and get treatment for your anxiety, which should include psychotherapy. ...Read more

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Could eyestrain mean vision problems?

Could eyestrain mean vision problems?

Perhaps: Eyestrain comes about from prolonged use even with normal eyes. But if your have eyestrain regularly and or quickly, then you might have your eyes checked by your ophthalmogist. ...Read more

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Are migraines with vision problems common?

Are migraines with vision problems common?

Yes: Migraines often cause visual symptoms ranging from lights to temporary loss of vision. See your eye doctor and/or a neurologist. ...Read more

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Do tvs and computers cause vision problems?

Do tvs and computers cause vision problems?

Visual problems: They can be associated with visual problems or aggravate an underling visual problem. A medical eye examination will answer the specifics and recommend appropriate therapy. ...Read more

Dr. Sewa Legha
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more


Vision Problems (Definition)

Vision difficulties are any problems a ...Read more