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Blurry Vision

Discussion in 'General Treatment' started by acrosstheveil, Mar 25, 2015.

  1. acrosstheveil

    acrosstheveil Senior Member

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    Anyone experience this even with glasses/contacts?

    What are some good supplements to help with vision?
     
  2. Gondwanaland

    Gondwanaland Senior Member

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    Vitamin A helps vision, but if the problem is caused by neurotransmitter breakdown then one needs to lower its byproducts (ammonia, peroxynitrite, catecholamines). It can also be due to byproducts from the gut flora.

    I am in search for the right supplement to deal with dimmed vision at dusk.
     
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  3. Revel

    Revel Senior Member

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    @acrosstheveil, by 'blurry vision' do you mean that the outline of objects that you are viewing is not as sharp as it should be and feels slightly out of focus?

    I have dreadful eyesight and wear glasses. Some days my vision is sharp and other days, quite 'fuzzy around the edges'. I realised that this coincided with how I was doing physically. If I have overdone it and have muscle pain or am having all over PEM, my eyesight is much worse.

    My ME affects all of my muscles, not just skeletal but gut, heart etc. Don't forget that your eyes use tiny muscles when focussing. If you are having even minor issues with other muscles in your body at the same time that you are experiencing blurry vision, it may be worth considering that your eyes could also be having similar problems with fatigue and are simply not working as effectively as they usually do when you are in a better state of health.

    I never have my eyes tested when I am feeling bad in case it skews the results and the optician prescribes lenses that would be too strong for me when I am having a good day.

    Just my crackpot theory, of course, for what it's worth o_O!
     
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  4. acrosstheveil

    acrosstheveil Senior Member

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    yea, things seem out of focus. It's gotten worse since I've been on pain meds.

    you might be on to something Revel. All my joints and muscles have been sooo sore lately. way more extreme than usual. Don't know what's going on .

    I know I'm not going to be "cured" of this anytime soon, but my vision is important to me and I'd like to get my eyes as healthy as possible at the very least.
     
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  5. acrosstheveil

    acrosstheveil Senior Member

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    i used to take cod liver oil. that contains vitamin a and d and now that i think of it, my vision seemed much better when I was taking that. I'll have to order some next time I do a big supplement order.
     
  6. acrosstheveil

    acrosstheveil Senior Member

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    how do you lower the byproducts of neurotransmitter breakdown?

    also, i have been taking lots of probiotics lately. I have taken them for years but unfortunately I've never noticed any staggering results.
     
  7. Gondwanaland

    Gondwanaland Senior Member

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    I use sodium bicarbonate foot soaks and also magnesium oxide helped me a lot when I was overwhelmed by this. The pain can also be from the excess byproducts / lactic acid. Transdermal bicarbonate helps a lot.
     
  8. acrosstheveil

    acrosstheveil Senior Member

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    cool. I have been taking lots of magnesium oxide to help with constipation so hopefully it will help my vision too.
     
  9. CantThink

    CantThink Senior Member

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    That's what an optician told me when I was asking about it during my eye exam. :thumbsup: She saud that added fatigue/PEM means the eye muscles don't work as well because they are also fatigued so to speak, and that she'd seen this in other PWME.

    I have astigmatism and this affects my focus too - my glasses help that and short sight - but I also noticed my vision is worse when I'm generally worse so it made sense to me.

    My parents take this:

    http://www.naturesbest.co.uk/mobile/eyewise-p552/

    Typically per tablet

    Lutein 10mg
    Zeaxanthin 400mcg
    Bilberry 200mg
    Grapeseed 500mg

    Not sure if it's any good.
     
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