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Why Do I Get Headaches Behind My Eyes
Blocked glands: You likely have a skin condition which is leading to blockages of the glands in the eyelids (blepharitis). These blockages lead to the styes that you see. An ophthalmologist would be able to tell you if your eyelids have any tendency toward getting these styes, and offer you specific suggestions. Some people benefit from chronic lid hygeine or even oral medicines to prevent chronic styes. ...Read more
I have tingling in my forehead, i get headaches and my eyes burn hurt twitch and sometimes blurred vision wanted to know what they causes were?
Parasympathetic : Your eyes are very sensitive and responsive to various internal and external environmental factors including ambient light levels and autonomic nervous system stimulation. When you get nervous you can deplete your adrenaline levels or you can also reduce ph within your system which can have the effect of increasing parasympathetic nervous system (pns) tone. The pns stimulates tear formation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Muscle spasm: What you describe sounds like a common condition called orbicularis oculi myokymia. It's a type of spasm in muscles around the eye. It tends to present in times of stress. It can cause the vision in that eye to vibrate, as well. If symptoms are severe or not resolving over time, you should see an ophthalmologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Occipital Neuralgia: This is a very common location to get headaches. There are two very large nerves known as the greater ; lesser occipital nerve in that region. Most commonly, these nerves are compressed between the muscles of your neck and the fascia, creating extreme pain and headaches. Good news, there are new advances to help this type of headaches with Botox or surgery. Have to rule out other causes too! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why do my eyes have pressure behind them and when i blink i get pressure in my ears that causes pain and dizzyness?
They tire also: When an individual is tired, the likelihood is that they have also "tired" their eyes out as well. When you read or look at the computer, for example, you do not blink as frequently as normal. After hours of doing this the eyes become dry, creating a tired, heavy sensation. Lubricating eye drops can relieve the sensation, but if you are that tired, a good nap is probably a better option! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Few possibilities: If you find yourself squinting to see things better, you likely have some kind of vision problem, and a trip to your ophthalmologist will determine if it can be corrected with glasses, or if it represents something more serious. If you mean that your eye is squinting involuntarily due to bright light, or that your eyes look different from each other, your doctor should be able to diagnose that too. ...Read more
Blepharitis/DryEyes: This is a often repeated question. Blepharitis or inflammatory closure of oil producing glands is stress related and very common these days. The stale oil discharges at night when you are sleep, turns the eye red and watery in the mornings. The other condition that causing teary eyes in mornings is dry eyes. This is paradoxical secretion of crying tears from the main lacrimal gland. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Chronic daily HA: Chronic daily headache is the official name for this and the previous poster summed up many of the causes. Another significant cause is NSAID use (ibuprofen, aspirin, aleve). Using these medications more than a cpl times a week can result in daily withdrawal headaches. The solution: stop taking them! it hurts for a cpl days but then gets better. Be sure to have your vitamin levels checked too. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have headaches constantly my mom gets migranes, but also really bright lights hurt my eyes make me dizzy and i get a headache what can it be?
Always getting random pressure behind eyes, feels like my eyes are going to pop out. Causing horrible headaches. Why and what can I do?
Sinus possible: The ocular area is a common place to experience headache, and headache pain can be referred to the ocular area and behind the eyes, but is usually not caused by the eyes. There are sinuses all around the orbit, and sinus congestion or infection can cause a pressure sensation behind the eyes. Eyestrain, orbital inflammation, thyroid orbital disease, and ocular inflammation are possible eye causes. ...Read more
I get these headaches everyday it hurts my upper nose & lower forehead and I get dizzy I almost always get them when I take naps, what could this be ?
Why do I get constant headaches? I thought it was my sight so i got my eyes checked and got glasses. Headaches stopped for awhile. Now they're back.
What can be causing my headaches. I do wear glasses. I got my eyes checked and everything and im still having headaches?
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