My husband has been having these stabbing pains on the right side of his head like behind his eye. This comes very sudden and only lasts a few seconds, but is very painful. This has been goin on for 2 weeks. It also is making the vision in his right eye blurry. He has been to the er and they just give him pain meds that don\'t work. He is a truck driver so he can\'t take to much that makes him sleepy. What could the problem be? Angela.
It's time for your husband to see his own doctor and get these headache checked out. They could be ice pick headaches, but the blurry vision isn't common with ice pick headaches, and the only person who can safely give your husband a diagnosis and tell him what to do about them is a doctor who can review his medical history, discuss his symptoms, and examine him in person. You can find some information about ice pick headaches in Ice Pick Heada...
Every now and then, I meet with my friends and notice that they suddenly are wearing glasses. Oh, the joys of changing eyesight as we reach middle age. And while some of my friends are opting for progressive lenses, I actually decided to get two pairs of glasses so that I can have one devoted to distance and one to close-up work.
But besides the challenges of vision, our eyes do go through some changes as we age. Dry Eye
Hormone changes in women as they go through menopause can result in dry eye. The University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-M) School of Medicine and Public Health website stated that postmenopausal women may find that their eyes have become watery and irritated. This irritation is caused by one or more of the three layers of tear film that usually provide protection to the cornea have decreased. The loss of these layers – the outer lipid layer, the aqueous layer and the inner mucin layer – make it easier for the eye to become irritated.
"Because the cornea is dry...
Most Americans do not get enough sleep each night. Medical experts say that you should get between 7 and 8 hours of sleep, but recent statistics revealed that many people are getting less than 5 to 6 hours. If you are not getting enough sleep, it can have adverse affects on your overall health. For example, it may cause unwanted weight gain, or a constant feeling of sluggishness throughout the day. People use many excuses for not getting to bed at a decent time. “I have to clean the house, and nighttime is the only time I can get everything done;” or “I love watching late night television.” No matter what excuse you are using, your lack of a good night’s sleep can be a problem. Some people, however, bring their stress problems into the bedroom, and that can have disastrous results. Not only will stress affect your sex life, it will also affect your ability to get the rest you need. No matter what has caused stre...
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