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Why do my eyes get watery whenever i get nervous?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry

In brief: Watery eyes

Agree with dr. Rothman.
Same occurs with other emotions such as laughter.

In brief: Watery eyes

Agree with dr. Rothman.
Same occurs with other emotions such as laughter.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Michael Rothman
Internal Medicine

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Michael Rothman
Dr. Michael Rothman
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