Inability To Focus?

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*Bella*
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   Posted 10/7/2008 7:39 PM (GMT -6)   
I have been having, in addition to dizziness and feeling lightheaded, an inability to focus. I wouldn't say it's blurry vision, but it's definitely annoying to the point that it's hard to concentrate. My vision has is 20/20, so I don't need glasses, but I'm wondering if this is from Lyme or not? It's so hard to pinpoint with the myriad of symptoms, what is Lyme and what is not.

twingirl
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   Posted 10/8/2008 6:14 AM (GMT -6)   
I have that issue as well. For a long time I thought I need a new prescription for my glasses, but then I had a good day and could see clearly. I believe it's the lyme. It's much worse for me on herx days.

It sure makes it hard for me to work!!

ticker
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   Posted 10/8/2008 6:53 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi Bella.  Have you ever had your adrenal, hormone, and thyroid levels tested?
 

*Bella*
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   Posted 10/8/2008 4:16 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi Ticker,

My thyroid was tested in 2007 and I was told it was fine. I don't think I've ever had my adrenals or hormones tested. They always test my electrolytes for some reason but I am always within normal limits.

candlequeen
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   Posted 10/9/2008 11:01 AM (GMT -6)   
 I have the same problem with focus from time to time. I also have trouble remembering words at times.

GOLDPAN6
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   Posted 10/9/2008 3:12 PM (GMT -6)   

I too had horible vision problems. Regular doctors just told me to get glasses even though I had 20/20 vision. After seeing an LLMD and getting two prescriptions did it clear up. 500mg Cipro and 200mg Diflucan cleared up my vision in two weeks. I was suposed to take the Diflucan for 5 days then one a week for five weeks.  I could not see the instructions and took one everyday for ten days. I thought I was going blind and it was very scary.

I don't know which drug did the trick and am not sure if lyme was the problem or bartonella.

I still have small bouts of vision problems but not even close to before. It also cleared up most of my mental confusion.

I just wish my body would follow. 

                                                                                                               Good luck

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