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Vision Detioration doing Weights Watch

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    So I was doing weights for the second time since holiday, nothing major, 2x24kg dumbells bench press. Didnt drink heavy on holiday,only one week away

    I sat up and my vision went funny

    My periphery was clear, but my point of focus was all white and speckly, to the point I couldn’t make out what I was looking at ( my face in the mirror for example ). This persisted for quite some time it felt like that.

    I had a coffee two hours before…but apart from that I cant explain it. First time ever!
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    meh.
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    probably just dehydrated you should make sure you drink a lot of water.
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    @Smedif you dont know, dont post you tard

    Thanks Shuky, I had been drinking water all morning. I was sweating like a pig tho. I doubt thats it
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    Change in blood pressure brahhhh
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    is that serious? I dont need problems with BP, got mad family history of heart attacks
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    Yeah your blood pressure drops in your head from prone to verticle, which will be even more amplified considering your BP increases when lifting weights.

    I actually collapsed once from clean and pressing due to breathing too heavily and BP rofl.
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    Orthostatic hypotension
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    cool , will do some research. ty
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    My vision would go if I looked at your face too
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    Get it checked out by the GP just incase if your really worried. If it don't bother you then don't worry about it.
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    if it keeps happening I will. Maybe caffeine + stress with exam results last Friday + week off just tipped it over the edge
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    did you sit up quickly? you sure it wasn't a headrush? I get them all the time...nothing to worry about.
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    Too much wrist exercise?
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    nope didnt sit up too quickly. this wasnt a headrush, it was a sustained visual problem. anyone ever had a migraine? where you see white speckles sometimes? like that but focused
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    (Original post by capitalP)
    @Smedif you dont know, dont post you tard

    Thanks Shuky, I had been drinking water all morning. I was sweating like a pig tho. I doubt thats it
    In case you haven't gathered it from the rest of the posts here capitalPussy, my initial comment implies that it's no big ******* deal. You were doing some hard work whilst lying down, and then you stood up; these things happen.
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    *Cough* Orthostatic hypotension - Nothing dangerous or out of the ordinary.
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    it doesnt normally happen though and its *not* a head rush. Its a sustained visual problem, really weird!! so fck off back to your hole Smedtard

    regardless, going again today and gonna try some 28s as im working my way back up, see if it happens again.

    its amazing how one week off affects your progress
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    Exactly!

    At the very worst (which still isn't that bad):

    Valsalva retinopathy

    A pathologic syndrome associated with the Valsalva maneuver is Valsalva retinopathy.[13] It presents as preretinal hemorrhage (bleeding in front of the retina) in people with a history of transient increase in the intrathoracic pressure. The bleeding may be associated with a history of heavy lifting, a forceful coughing, straining on the toilet, or vomiting. The bleeding may cause a reduction of vision if it obstructs the visual axis. Patients may also note floaters in their vision. Usually a full recovery of vision is made.
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    straining on the toilet!! guilty as charged. lol
 
 
 
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