Thyroid Eye Disorders

Thyroid Eye Disorders What are thyroid eye disorders? Thyroid eye disorders are eye problems that may occur when the thyroid gland does not produce the normal amount of thyroid hormone. The thyroid gland, which is located in the neck, produces hormones that regulate the body’s metabolism. Metabolism is the rate at which the body’s cells […]

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Migraine Headache

Migraine Headache What is a migraine headache? A migraine headache is a special kind of headache that can last for hours to days. It can cause intense pain as well as other symptoms, such as feeling sick to your stomach or having changes in your vision. How does it occur? For years migraine headaches were […]

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Herpes Simplex Eye Infections

Herpes Simplex Eye Infections What is herpes simplex? Herpes simplex is a disease caused by the herpes simplex virus (HSV). Type 1 HSV often produces painful, fluid-filled blisters on the skin or other tissues. Cold sores and fever blisters are caused by this form of HSV. Another herpes simplex virus, type 2 HSV, affects mainly […]

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Headaches and Eye Problems

Headaches and Eye Problems Do eye problems cause headaches? Headaches are a very common health problem. They can have many different causes. Sometimes, but not usually, eye problems are a cause. What causes headaches? The most common cause of headaches is scalp and neck muscle contraction. Tension, anxiety, strain, stress, fatigue, and depression may all […]

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Blepharospasm

Blepharospasm What is blepharospasm? Blepharospasm is forceful, uncontrollable closing of the eyelids. Often it affects both eyes, but it can affect only one. As the condition worsens, the blinking or winking occurs more often. The eyelids can be closed for longer than a normal blinking reflex, which may cause vision problems. Sometimes the condition is […]

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AIDS and the Eyes

AIDS and the Eyes What is AIDS? AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome) is a life-threatening illness caused by infection with HIV (human immunodeficiency virus). HIV attacks the body’s immune system. Then the immune system cannot protect the body against infections and tumors. How does AIDS affect the eyes? About two-thirds of people with HIV or AIDS […]

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