Does your dry eyes cause migraine headaches?
If you have noticed that dry eyes accompany a migraine headache, you may not be alone.
Symptoms of Dry Eyes
Dry eyes can accompany an array of different symptoms, such as:
- A feeling of sand in the eye
- Excessive tears
- Blurred Vision
- Eyelids that feel heavy or tired
- Sensitivity to light
In those who suffer migraines, sensitivity to light and auras often accompany a headache.
The Connection Between Migraines and Dry Eyes
In a recent publication by the National Institute of Health (NIH) revealed that there is a typical characteristic of an aura that was significantly higher in migraine sufferers with dry eye than those without. In addition, migraine patients with dry eye also suffered from longer attack durations. So, the question arises: Do migraine headaches cause dry eyes or do dry eyes cause migraine headaches?
In another study, there was evidence to show that migraine headaches are related to dry eye disease. In addition, dry eye syndrome may bring on some migraine attacks. Therefore, treating dry eyes may allow some migraine sufferers to stop a migraine from occurring.
Causes of Dry Eyes
Various factors can cause dry eyes such as environmental, physical, chemical, and medical. All of these factors can disrupt the flow of tears and cause the eyes to become dry, red, and irritated. Some common culprits of dry eyes are:
- Windy, dry climates
- High temperatures
- Bright sunlight
- Air pollutants such as pollen, dust, or dander
- Certain medications
- Blue light from computer screens
- Autoimmune diseases such as Sjogren’s syndrome
- Eye hygiene routine (or lack thereof)
Most all of the causes of dry eye can be controlled to some degree. For example, staying out of windy weather, limiting time on a computer, and limiting exposure to dust and dander are all positive actions you can take to decrease the amount of dryness to the eyes.
Photophobia (Sensitivity to Light) and Dry Eyes
Sensitivity to light is the most common complaint of those who suffer from both dry eyes and headaches. Some people experience such sensitivity to light during a headache, they see auras. Even low light indoors is too much for a migraine sufferer, and dry eyes just exacerbate the problem.
Some people use over-the-counter (OTC) eyedrops to temporarily relieve dry eyes, but most OTC drops contain chemicals that restrict
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Don’t continue to suffer with sensitivity to light or headaches due to dry eyes. Let TheraLife help. By allowing the eyes to produce healthy tears and without the aid of messy drops or dangerous chemicals, dry eye relief is now obtainable, naturally. Artificial tears only mask the problem and do not solve the underlying issue of dry eyes.
TheraLife attacks the source of dry eyes: underactive tear secretion. Whether a decrease in tears is caused from the environment, a medical condition, or even a medication, TheraLife can give your body the ability to produce its own natural healing tears. Restore comfortable vision and end dry, painful, irritated eyes that may be leading to those headaches with TheraLife.
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