Diabetes is one of the significant risk factors in causing glaucoma. Due to high pressure developed inside the eyes, the optic nerve is affected, resulting in vision loss. It is more common in older adults. Generally, there are four types of glaucoma. Open-angle and angle-closure glaucoma are the two major forms of glaucoma. It affects both the eyes. Microsurgery is the most commonly effective treatment option for treating glaucoma.
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Are Mirtazapine and Clonazepam good for anxiety and depression?
Query: Dear Doctor, I am suffering from anxiety, restlessness and taking Clonazepam 0.75mg & Mirtazapine 30mg daily. I had depression and panic attacks for the last 7 years relieved by Ativan 1mg and with open angle glaucoma. Need a second opinion. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Depression, anxiety, restlessness and panic attacks are best respond to a combination of a Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) and Benzodiazepines. Mirtazapine is not the most efficient ant depressant and it is not a true SSRI as fluoxetine, paroxetine, cit... Read Full »
Suffering from nightmares, sleeping problem and headache. Can this be due to glaucoma?
Query: Hi, I am suffering from nightmares, sleeping disorder and one sided headache especialiy while reading or watching TV. Can this be due to glaucoma? I did not check it with a doctor yet. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Nightmares indicate an anxiety disorder. If you have flashbacks, anxiety attacks associated with the nightmares and if they are related to past abuse that you have been subjected to then you might be suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Your one sided headaches especially whi... Read Full »