I've been dealing with this issue on & off for about a month now. Sometimes I feel off balance/dizzy/lightheaded. It's not all the time & some days I'm completely fine. It started around the same time that I started having some mild seasonal allergy symptoms, so I'm wondering if anyone else has experienced this? Otherwise, I thought it could be my anxiety (or a combo of both) because I often have symptoms of derealization, especially when I first noticed this happening.
That's one part of the issue. Another is that I've noticed that I'm having a harder time seeing in dim lighting. I'm 35, so it could be age related, but could it be allergy or anxiety? I'm wondering because it's not all the time. It really bothered me Fri & Sat, but last night I was fine. I thought maybe this could happen if my eyes are really dry from allergies? So I'm wondering if anyone else has experienced this?
My eyesight during the day is fine & I can see longer distances perfectly -- no blurriness or anything. Sometimes the print on the computer bothers me a little, but I figured that's probably eye strain. I can usually read on paper just fine, so I don't really think it's my vision. I've been near-sighted since I was a kid & my prescription is pretty strong. I just had an eye exam this past fall & my prescription changed slightly, so I got new glasses. But I don't think the glasses could be causing any issues since I've been wearing them for like 6 months now.
Another thing is that every morning my eyes are bloodshot, but that started the same time my allergies started. I put drops in & the redness goes away. I don't remember this happening during allergy season before, but I also wasn't hyper-focused on everything like I am right now. I also have a history of headaches, which I find now are either tension or sinus related.
I'd appreciate any input on this, especially from anyone who's experienced any or all of these issues. I do have a brain tumor fear, so this kind of stuff freaks me out. I do keep telling myself it's allergies & probably anxiety, but part of me wants to run to the doctor just to be sure. I know it sounds crazy. I did tell myself that if the trouble seeing in dim light continues, I'll see the eye doctor or at least call to see what they say. I'm just trying to resist the urge! I was fine all day yesterday, but I'm having the off balance feeling a little today. My allergies were a little worse this morning than they have been, so I'm betting that's what it is. Ugh. It's just annoying! Please put my mind at ease by sharing your experiences....