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424 Possible Causes for Nystagmus, Psychological Stress

  • Meniere's Disease

    nystagmus that reverses direction periodically.[] A vicious circle of interaction seems to exist between the somatic organic symptoms of MD and resultant psychological stress.[] Prevention of further attacks To further prevent Ménière’s disease attacks, one should avoid as much as possible psychologically stressful situations.[]

  • Hartnup Disease

    Other than exposure to the sunlight, it is also known that fever, diarrhoea, inadequate diet, or psychological stress may precipitate the symptoms ( 2 ).[] Ocular manifestations may occur (double vision, nystagmus, photophobia, and strabismus). Intellectual deficit and short stature have been described in a few patients.[] […] symptoms: Pellagra-like skin rash Photosensitivity Transient cerebellar ataxia Delayed motor development Headaches Psychiatric symptoms Visual disturbances: double vision, nystagmus[]

  • Alcohol Withdrawal

    CONCLUSION: This report confirms that catatonia is a non-specific response to psychological, physical and psychosocial stress factors.[] […] therapeutic range for phenobarbital (64-172 micromol/L 15-40 ug/ml), an orange line indicating the level at which mild signs of toxicity are usually noted such as ataxia and nystagmus[] […] in detoxification, it is also important to evaluate for any of the psychological factors that often accompany severe alcohol dependence, since they are likely to complicate[]

  • Migraine

    Some may even develop permanent difficulty coordinating movements, rapid, involuntary eye movements called nystagmus and mild to severe intellectual disability, according[] Psychological triggers include stress, anxiety, worry, depression, and bereavement.[] Another symptom is rapid eye movements ( nystagmus ). The attack lasts from a few minutes to hours. Sleep often ends the symptoms.[]

  • Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis

    It’s important to look after your overall health which includes managing psychological factors, like stress, as well as your physical health.[] […] muscle spasms, or difficulty in moving; difficulties with coordination and balance (ataxia); problems in speech (dysarthria) or swallowing (dysphagia), visual problems (nystagmus[]

  • Multiple Sclerosis

    It has been suggested that physical trauma, involving the cervical spinal cord or the brain, and psychological stress may precede MS onset or may influence the disease course[] Upbeat nystagmus was observed in all MS patients with trigeminal REZ lesions.[] Abstract It has been suggested that physical trauma, involving the cervical spinal cord or the brain, and psychological stress may precede MS onset or may influence the disease[]

  • Labyrinthitis

    Use stress management techniques to control emotional and psychological stress as stress can worsen symptoms.[] Nystagmus type: Nystagmus is spontaneous. It is usually fine horizontal but may be mixed horizontal-torsional.[] Nystagmus which changes direction on eccentric gaze (i.e., right beating nystagmus with right gaze and left beating nystagmus with left gaze, with or without nystagmus with[]

  • Central Positional Vertigo

    The first case had combined torsional and horizontal nystagmus to the right in a head-hanging position. The nystagmus lacked latency and did not diminish easily.[] Stress precipitates vertigo due to a psychological cause or vertigo due to migraine. Duration of vertigo is also indicative of the underlying cause.[] Persistent direction-changing positional nystagmus: another variant of benign positional nystagmus? Neurology. 1995 ; 45 : 1297–1301.[]

  • Basilar-Type Migraine

    Psychological. Depression, anxiety, anger, tiredness, stress, etc.[] Conversely, early developmental disturbances of vision often disrupt ocular motor control systems, giving rise to complex disorders such as nystagmus, strabismus, and torticollis[] Other brainstem- related symptoms less commonly noted include nystagmus, diplopia, and decreases in hearing. 1-9 The headache phase of the basilar migraine consists of a severe[]

  • Cerebral Hemorrhage

    Sarah Dihmes has her Ph.D. in clinical health psychology.[] Dihmes helps clients become aware of the stress responses in their body and mind, and teaches them skills to combat the negative effects of stress through self-regulation.[] As a teacher, supervisor, researcher and clinician in health psychology, she brings expertise of being a member of a multidisciplinary team and delivers treatment to patients[]

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