Last night was the last drop.. as I was lying in bed (couldn't sleep again, like allmost every night) I had my eyes closed.. my left artery (in my neck) started burning severely, I simply ignored it.. and after that it felt like something broke.. like it ripped open or something, it really hurt.. And when I opened my eyes, everything in my room turned red.. like there was a red paper wrapper in front of my head or something..
I immediatly closed my eyes again and tried to ignore the burning sensation I had in my stomach too (which showed up right after that).. Eventually I fell asleep a few hours later, must've been about 5 or 6 o' clock.
Now please.. I don't know if there's anyone who's able to answer what this could be.. Even if it's only a suggestion..
(ps: I'm half Dutch, and half Sicilian, I used to be quite tanned, even in winter.. today people say I look like a dead body, so pale..)
I would suggest you find a neuro-ophthalmologist. If you're in the states, Dr. Kathleen Digre (google Moran Eye Center) specializes in photophobia, migraine, and many of the symptoms you describe. She helped to develop a tint (FL-41) for glasses that filters blue-light and has been proven to reduce photophobia. There are other treatments to help with your "overactive, hypersensitive" neurology, as well.
Thanks, seriously, you're one of the first to have given me a decent answer in about 17 years now..
But, what I would really like are some suggestions of what may be causing this all.. I mean, I really want it all to stop, medication doesn't work up till now, and neither does anybody know what could cause it, therefore there is no direct solution..
but kg17, this was very helpfull, I'll go and look it up.. thanks..
Well I'd like to but.. I don't really know the exact meaning of what a neuro-ophthalmology is.. but I assume it's somewhere down the lines of neurology and the optical system?
Anyway.. I don't live in the states (to kg17) I live in the Netherlands.. And the problem here is, everything has a huge waitinglist and the doctors here haven't been able to find any causes, I have allready been to a neurologist and also to an optometric (or something like that, an optical doctor at the hospital)..
They even sent me to a psychologist and a psychiatrist to see if it wasn't just all a mental problem.. But they showed that it wasn't.. and last time when my entire vision turned red and I got those burning sensations.. that really scared me..
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