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Old 14th June 2019, 06:36 AM   #41
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Originally Posted by arthwollipot View Post
Yeah, an unstable surface would make it harder. That's also probably why dann found it easier with shoes than barefoot. Arch support.

I think so, too. Whenever I tie my shoelaces, standing on one foot at a time doing it, it's always more difficult with the first shoe. However, I don't usually do so with my eyes closed.
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I'm reading about brain fluid pressure. It can effect balance, hearing, vision... AND Hypertension.

An MRI while I was hospitalized 6 weeks ago showed optic nerve sheath swelling. No tumors. "Correlation recommended". But I had to find it myself in the 1100 pages of hospitalization reports. Right eye is "lazy", turns inward when I don't have a need to see, And I hear my pulse in the right ear.

Seems the brain fluid runs into the optic nerve sheath and pumps it up if the fluid pressure is too high. The swollen sheath presses on the nerve that controls the eye 'steering' muscle. And also the CSF fluid fills the inner ear. And the brain makes sure the blood pressure is high enough to overcome the CSF pressure.

I suspect the bad disc in my neck is shutting off the out flow down the spinal canal. And that my "essential hypertension" is actually "secondary". Primary care is sending me to a Neuro consult, probably happen this week. There is a medicine,Acetazolamide. It lowers new fluid production, so pressure drops. I'm taking 15 bp pills per day. Plus anti-clot and an anti-arrhythmia. My high is 250/170.
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Originally Posted by casebro View Post
I'm reading about brain fluid pressure. It can effect balance, hearing, vision... AND Hypertension.

An MRI while I was hospitalized 6 weeks ago showed optic nerve sheath swelling. No tumors. "Correlation recommended". But I had to find it myself in the 1100 pages of hospitalization reports. Right eye is "lazy", turns inward when I don't have a need to see, And I hear my pulse in the right ear.

Seems the brain fluid runs into the optic nerve sheath and pumps it up if the fluid pressure is too high. The swollen sheath presses on the nerve that controls the eye 'steering' muscle. And also the CSF fluid fills the inner ear. And the brain makes sure the blood pressure is high enough to overcome the CSF pressure.

I suspect the bad disc in my neck is shutting off the out flow down the spinal canal. And that my "essential hypertension" is actually "secondary". Primary care is sending me to a Neuro consult, probably happen this week. There is a medicine, azitomeenay or such. It lowers new fluid production, so pressure drops. I'm taking 15 bp pills per day. Plus anti-clot and an anti-arrhythmia. My high is 250/170.
That's a complicated way to say "it's lupus".
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Originally Posted by TragicMonkey View Post
That's a complicated way to say "it's lupus".
It's not Lupus. And "It's not a toomah" either.
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