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Visual Blurred
« Reply #20 on: May 11, 2021, 11:16:36 AM »
Hello,

I am a 40 year old french man, and like all of you, I have POIS since 15 years...

My brain fog can be cured with vitamin B6 and magnesium, after a few hours I recover all my mental faculties.

My main problem is my Visual Blurred and photosensitivity / pain  :-\

I have these symptoms for a week ...

Also, I have two  autoimmune diseases, Graves and Vitiligo

Do you have solutions for blurred vision?

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Re: Visual Blurred
« Reply #21 on: May 11, 2021, 07:41:35 PM »
Hello,

I am a 40 year old french man, and like all of you, I have POIS since 15 years...

My brain fog can be cured with vitamin B6 and magnesium, after a few hours I recover all my mental faculties.

My main problem is my Visual Blurred and photosensitivity / pain  :-\

I have these symptoms for a week ...

Also, I have two  autoimmune diseases, Graves and Vitiligo

Do you have solutions for blurred vision?

I also have blurred vision, both
in-and-out-of-POIS. Seeing an ophthalmologist, who put me through some minor in-office tests, and said I need cataract surgery. Will do it.
10 years of significant POIS-reduction, treatment consisting of daily (365 days/year) testosterone patches.

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Re: Visual Blurred
« Reply #22 on: May 12, 2021, 09:08:36 AM »
Hello,

I am a 40 year old french man, and like all of you, I have POIS since 15 years...

My brain fog can be cured with vitamin B6 and magnesium, after a few hours I recover all my mental faculties.

My main problem is my Visual Blurred and photosensitivity / pain  :-\

I have these symptoms for a week ...

Also, I have two  autoimmune diseases, Graves and Vitiligo

Do you have solutions for blurred vision?

You may try MACA capsules [600 mg] or saffron tea [5-20 stigmas into warm water], although they work on all my other symptoms as well. I haven't tested them specifically for photosensitivety, but saffron clears up the blurriness in 1-2 hours, while MACA does so around 2 hours after its consumption. Also check if they are not contraindicated in your other problems.

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Re: Visual problems?
« Reply #23 on: May 19, 2021, 03:21:09 PM »
Hello,

I am a 40 year old french man, and like all of you, I have POIS since 15 years...

My brain fog can be cured with vitamin B6 and magnesium, after a few hours I recover all my mental faculties.

My main problem is my Visual Blurred and photosensitivity / pain  :-\

I have these symptoms for a week ...

Also, I have two  autoimmune diseases, Graves and Vitiligo

Do you have solutions for blurred vision?

You may try MACA capsules [600 mg] or saffron tea [5-20 stigmas into warm water], although they work on all my other symptoms as well. I haven't tested them specifically for photosensitivety, but saffron clears up the blurriness in 1-2 hours, while MACA does so around 2 hours after its consumption. Also check if they are not contraindicated in your other problems.

Yes, I tried saffron, it removes 90% of my brain fog, the only problem that remains is visual blur and photosensitivity.
The only thing that works for my eyes is cortisone (prednisone)
2.5mg before the orgasm and 2.5mg after.
Then 2.5mg a day for 2 days....
But I am afraid for the long term of the side effects  :-\

Natural anti-inflammatories do not work (Turmeric/Romarin/Ginger)

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Re: Visual problems?
« Reply #24 on: May 20, 2021, 02:35:57 PM »
Hello,

I am a 40 year old french man, and like all of you, I have POIS since 15 years...

My brain fog can be cured with vitamin B6 and magnesium, after a few hours I recover all my mental faculties.

My main problem is my Visual Blurred and photosensitivity / pain  :-\

I have these symptoms for a week ...

Also, I have two  autoimmune diseases, Graves and Vitiligo

Do you have solutions for blurred vision?

You may try MACA capsules [600 mg] or saffron tea [5-20 stigmas into warm water], although they work on all my other symptoms as well. I haven't tested them specifically for photosensitivety, but saffron clears up the blurriness in 1-2 hours, while MACA does so around 2 hours after its consumption. Also check if they are not contraindicated in your other problems.

Yes, I tried saffron, it removes 90% of my brain fog, the only problem that remains is visual blur and photosensitivity.
The only thing that works for my eyes is cortisone (prednisone)
2.5mg before the orgasm and 2.5mg after.
Then 2.5mg a day for 2 days....
But I am afraid for the long term of the side effects  :-\

Natural anti-inflammatories do not work (Turmeric/Romarin/Ginger)

I am just glad that saffron also works for you. I have discovered most of the things that work for me only recently, so I haven't really tested them thoroughly, especially against some less prevalent symptoms like photophobia. It is one of my less bothersome symptom, which of course doesn't mean I haven't had some really serious cases as well. Photophobia usually only occurs in the mornings, but it tends to subside as the day goes on. Mind fog also has a similar trend, but it can occur even in the evenings.
What I realized is that some food may have a profound negative effect on photophobia. Pickled cabbage and apricot are far the worst. When I was in acute POIS and also ate them in the next morning there were times I practically couldn't open my eyes. I couldn't watch a laptop screen with the light dimmed to the lowest setting without pain in the eyes and tears uncontrollably flowing. Needless to say the eyes were quite bloodshot as well. I also detail other items on my food list.
https://poiscenter.com/forums/index.php?topic=3798.0
Photophobia and blurred vision are also symptoms of Graves' ophthalmopathy so it is possibly not entirely a POIS problem, but rather an additive issue.
Don't you have any symptoms out of POIS?
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Graves%27_ophthalmopathy
By the way do you also sneeze a lot when you try to force your eyes open when you just can't?
Although I realize that closing the eyelids may be more difficult for you.

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Re: Visual problems?
« Reply #25 on: May 20, 2021, 02:57:27 PM »
My photophobia used to be very bad (I needed sunglasses), but nowadays is not anymore, I hardly notice it.
Can it be that something in my supplementation that fixes it for me but not for others?
(Zinc? Quercetin? Vitamin C?)

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Re: Visual problems?
« Reply #26 on: May 21, 2021, 05:07:26 AM »
So there is a name for registering afterimages for too long - palinopsia, I always had it but did not know if it's normal and if there is a name for it

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Re: Visual problems?
« Reply #27 on: March 10, 2022, 03:40:49 PM »
I have already posted about this, but I think it deserves further emphasis. Anyone with photophobia should really try resveratrol. Just take one 250 mg capsule before going to sleep and in the morning you will see the difference.
Photophobia is a general symptom for me. I have it every morning when I get up to a lesser or greater degree and it takes a few minutes to get accustomed even to internal light. Of course it gets worse again when I go out and there is sunshine or snow.
I took my last capsules while I was infected with omicron and every morning the photophobia was absent. It also worked earlier when I was testing it. It felt amazing when I set out to work and did not feel like a vampire exposed to the Sun.
I am quite sure that resveratrol will work for anyone who has photophobia as a symptom, but if anyone finds otherwise don’t hesitate to report about it.

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Re: Visual problems?
« Reply #28 on: March 12, 2022, 02:23:36 PM »
I have already posted about this, but I think it deserves further emphasis. Anyone with photophobia should really try resveratrol. Just take one 250 mg capsule before going to sleep and in the morning you will see the difference.
Photophobia is a general symptom for me. I have it every morning when I get up to a lesser or greater degree and it takes a few minutes to get accustomed even to internal light. Of course it gets worse again when I go out and there is sunshine or snow.
I took my last capsules while I was infected with omicron and every morning the photophobia was absent. It also worked earlier when I was testing it. It felt amazing when I set out to work and did not feel like a vampire exposed to the Sun.
I am quite sure that resveratrol will work for anyone who has photophobia as a symptom, but if anyone finds otherwise don’t hesitate to report about it.

I suffer from photofobia.

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Re: Visual problems?
« Reply #29 on: March 12, 2022, 02:34:48 PM »
My eyesight deteriorated fast when i started masturbating as a young child

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« Reply #30 on: March 13, 2022, 11:50:45 AM »
My eyesight deteriorated fast when i started masturbating as a young child

My eyesight also deteriorated most rapidly in my early teens after starting masturbation. It is still getting worse year by year, but fortunately the process is slower nowadays. I wanted to try resveratrol many years ago, but it was too expensive for me at those times. There were also times when I drank quite an amount of red wine, which only made my problems worse, so I actually thought that resveratrol can’t be that good a thing. Of course red wine has many other compounds (e.g. alcohol, sulphites), which are not necessarily good. Also considering the amount found in wine one would need to drink 25-50 liters to get the same amount that can be found in supplements.

I also found a rather comprehensive study about the benefits of resveratrol on ocular diseases. Unfortunately photophobia was not specifically mentioned, but it is probably part of the picture.
The study also highlights some other supplements that may be used in combination with resveratrol for additional benefit.

Resveratrol (RSV) in combination with nicotinamide (niacinamide) exhibits strong effects; it was shown that RSV (10 or 30 mg/kg/day) was not able to prevent the onset of diabetic cataract, but significantly delayed its progression compared to the control group.
Another clinical trial performed in the USA in octogenarians also showed that oral administration of Longevinex®, which is a combination of RSV with quercetin, ferulic acid together with vitamin D3 and a cooper/iron/calcium binding molecule called IP6 (inositol hexaphosphate), could improve retinal structure and visual function as well as reduce neovascularization.

https://www.mdpi.com/1422-0067/22/3/1295/htm

Also be sure to report about it if you decide to try resveratrol!

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Re: Visual problems?
« Reply #31 on: March 13, 2022, 07:24:50 PM »
Nope, i hawe eyesight like an eagle.

20 years eyes inflamation from pois, konjuctivitis, visuall migreins
(aura migreins).

You guys masturbate to much , you will all go blind  ;D
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Re: Visual problems?
« Reply #32 on: May 01, 2022, 09:40:26 AM »
I have realized that resveratrol alone may be not enough to achieve the anti-photophobic effect. Thus I can only really recommend the specific product that worked:
Swanson Resveratrol 250 mg (Polygonum cuspidatum root extract)
I suspect a synergy of resveratrol and emodin, but it has yet to be confirmed.