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Vanessa george


Can photophobia cause headaches?

I wonder if photophobia can lead to headaches? Is it possible?
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  • casebell


    Well, yes, photophobia can lead to headache. Generally speaking, Photophobia is the eye discomfort in bright light. So according to some researches, bright and uncomfortable light is the trigger for headaches and migraines associated with photophobia. We can say that it happens to many people with photophobia. We can say that may be caused by the muscles around the eyes going into spasm as a result of too much squinting. Of course, a large amount of the brains power is dedicated to using visual information. When this information is disturbed by too much stray light, the brain may not know how to deal with it, causing stress. And then, you will feel headache. This is another possibility. Anyway, you can console it with other ones.
  • Diane Bradstock


    Photophobia means being sensitive ti bright light. The signs and symptoms for photophobia include fear of light, feeling of panic, headaches, shortness of breath, anxiety, dry mouth and so on. And headache is one of the symptoms of photophobia. If you get photophobia, you'd better seek professional medical about any treatment because the sources for photophobia is various.
  • Cathy


    There is no doubt that photophobia can cause headaches, what's more, headaches is the most prominent sigh for photophobia. But what is photophobia? We all known that people who is afraid of light and sensitivity to light means he or she got photophobia. That is right, sensitivity to light is the inability to tolerate light, medically known as photophobia. Photophobia is a symptom of abnormal intolerance to visual perception of light.