anxiety and blurred vision...

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I've posted a few lately. I suffer terribly most days if not everyday with anxiety and panic attack symptoms. Mostly chest pains which make me believe i have a heart issue...accompanied with fear of dying, arm pains, nausea, palpitations and headaches but I've noticed recently my eyes seem to play up too I can't focus properly everything seems quite blurred and almost a strain and part od me wants to just close my eyes but then I get scared and more panic sets in as I don't know what it will be like when I open them again. Does anyone else get problems with their eyes?

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    Hi, I had this problem with the bluurry vision aswell, I still find it hard speecially in the night with the lights from lamp posts really weird.
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      Hi thanks for replying. Night time is definitely worse for me and i rarely drive at night now as like you say the light from lamp posts/being in the dark seems to make things so much harder
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    Yes this is normal for me, I either get blurred eyes, or very very focused eyes to where I notice everything.
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    There are muscles in your eyes as in other parts of your body. They can be affected by anxiety/tension causing trouble with vision. An optician told me this 40 years ago when I was diagnosed with anxiety and post natal depression. Try not to worry. I now have perfect eyesight for my age. E.
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    Hi Kerrianne. I've experienced the same problem lately especially when I'm driving. I have generalized anxiety disorder and I'm really streesed with this blurred vision.It has being a while now, have you being cured from it?
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      Hi tundra I too am struggling with this symptom really only when driving.night driving is worse. I started having anxiety issues about 3 years ago...while I was driving...I have always driven without any issues for over 40 years... now I hate getting in my car but have to get to work everyday. I know it's generalized too.i have been checked out by My GP, Gyno, optometrist,Opthamologist and audiologist , also Ent and had an MRI all normal thank god. I do have a hearing loss but it never effected my driving.  Will not go on meds. How are are your symptoms since you last posted? Just curious you are one of the first persons that have described what I have been experiencing. Please let me know if you have found a way of stopping this feeling. Would greatly appreciate any info.

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