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You are setting yourself up for a BIG disappointment if you think this one thing is going to cure ALL your problems. :( This worries me.

the worst part is knowing exactly what is wrong with you with all your heart and there's no way to explain to people without seeming like a crazy conspirist. i mean i literally do not care about college or work at all. i literally don't. i figure, you have to enjoy the small things first before you move on. i can't even sit on my chair typing here without feeling very uncomfortable, because it's like i can hear EVERYTHING in my house, and there's that ringing in my ears that makes any silence, anywhere a complete lie.i can't go anywhere for peace and tranquility literally no matter where i go. and why bother dating when i can't appreiciate being around the opposite sex, my eyes can't appreciate her face and register what she is telling me (unless it's big important things, the smaller social cues go over my head amidst the anxiety) and why talk to even a therapist when it's like there's a big noisy fan in between you to. it's like there's no escape. no one has helped me, but i have honestly appreciated the help, even from the more alternative doctors.

i know im dramatic but these problems combined have almost gotten me killed, either in a car crash or because of being depressed.

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the worst part is knowing exactly what is wrong with you with all your heart

Knowing and believing are two different things. I understand that you believe this is the answer, but you have no way of knowing for sure.....not yet, anyway. Please try looking at this as a beginning. It may well help you in some ways.....perhaps only minimally, but it's a start. If you expect nothing....you wont be disappointed....you may even be surprised. If you expect everything.......you will definitely be disappointed, because it is unrealistic to think everything about you is a result of your fillings. I don't want this to break your spirit if it doesn't work.

BTW.......I also have ringing in the ears.....only mine sounds like (as another poster so eloquently described it) a field of cicadas in my head. I understand that it is extremely difficult to diagnose the cause. I have just learned to live with it. And I don't have amalgam fillings.

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Hi Dylan I am glad everything went well. I also am concerned that you seem to think that this will be an 'instant' fix.

There is an old saying 'don't put all your eggs in one basket' it applies aptly here. Perhaps the fillings are part of the picture but they are likley only a small piece of the puzzle.

You need to make sure you see a medical professional before you try any heavy metal cleansing on your own. If you are uncomfortable with regular doctors then consult a naturopath or even an accupuncturist who also deals with Chinese medicine.

The noise you are hearing sounds like something called tinntinitis. Have you seen an audiologist? In some instances they can use a hearing aid or teach you ways to cope with this. Sometimes the cause is really simple, like the person gets the reaction from asprin, and sometimes it is associated with nerve issues or damage from loud noise.

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i don't know what to do about my vision though. im getting really irritated about it. like if im going blind id just like to hurry up and go blind because im so tired of this.

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i don't know what to do about my vision though. im getting really irritated about it. like if im going blind id just like to hurry up and go blind because im so tired of this.

Have you talked to your neurologist about the vision issues or your GP? I really doubt you are going blind it sounds so much like visual migraines and you don't have to get a headache with them. I hate to say this but.....I had these for years, sometimes with the horrible headache and nausea and most times without and haven't had one since I became gluten free. Migraines are often associated with food intolerances.

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ive been reading up on those (which usually gets me obsessed, ironically im now taking medication for OCD) and it seems they only last like upwards of 20 minutes. this has been buggin me since late middle school. from what i told doctors, they figured i was so anxious that it caused a kind of detatched state. i used to be a psychology major, and i know that anxiety CANT cause a perpetual state of visual detatchedness. im also a little peeved that i went to a normal eye doctor. but i never thought about actual eye problems. im not actively thinking much about food intolerances at the moment, but please don't think i'm discounting them. i also want to apologize to tom.

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well i guess i've reached a roadblock. i want to thank everyone for helping me, i guess i've sort of "absorbed" enough information to make most 19 year olds jealous. i won't forget your guy's advice, but i needed to look at the most obvious problems and stop making them worse. like for instance, when i told my therapist about my strange vision she and the psychodoc said it was anxiety or cause of a personality disorder or some bull shot. so that's why i looked into alternative treatmens for it. and thats how i got here. if you really want to know, im the most gullible punk in the world. i didn't have the guts to trust my own instincts. besides, eye balls are "all in my head" too, techinically. it sucks being me. you believe everything. anyways if anyone has informaton on...eye stuff, please message me. thanks.

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H!

No eye stuff, just one last diet, diet, diet. :)

What you put in yourself has the power to change you.

Warm regards,

Rinne

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Hi Dylan,

Can you go back to your doctor and get your meds "tweeked" a little bit. Maybe your meds are "off" a little bit and adjusting them a little could make you feel a lot better and less anxious and obsessive. You remind me so very much of a dear friend. Often times, his meds needed adjustments and after that he was able to do a lot more every day life things (like talk to girls) ;)

That could be the problem with your eyes and the buzzing in your ears. (My friend has static in his brain too). Sometimes something simple can make a BIG difference.

How about that for a go?

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Hi Dylan,

Can you go back to your doctor and get your meds "tweeked" a little bit. Maybe your meds are "off" a little bit and adjusting them a little could make you feel a lot better and less anxious and obsessive. You remind me so very much of a dear friend. Often times, his meds needed adjustments and after that he was able to do a lot more every day life things (like talk to girls) ;)

That could be the problem with your eyes and the buzzing in your ears. (My friend has static in his brain too). Sometimes something simple can make a BIG difference.

How about that for a go?

That happened to me when I was giving birth to my first. I had induced labor and was sooo out of it but when they lessened the pitosin (sp?) I was "normal" again. Sorry off topic but your post jogged a memory from 20 yrs ago. People that take thyroid meds have to adjust it often too.

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actually i had the problem WAY before any medication was given to me, but it just made me nervous back then so they treated the nervousness. now im scared...ive been talking to a lot of people and i read that mercury in your fillings could cause some of the moodiness...and to be honest, i feel like i have more energy since getting 3 of them replaced.but i just can't believe that at my age and with only 6 fillings, it could cause the terrifying vision probems. in fact, i've been told it was all because of my thoughts and it was basically all my fault which is why i've been searching for so long but no one ever thought to mention "gee, see an eye disease doctor". im just glad ive found something that makes sense and isn't so alternative.

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could mercury in my fillings cause such vision problems, or is it more probably caused by something i already had?

IMHO it is likely the vision issue is from something else entirely. Have you seen the eye doctor yet?

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IMHO it is likely the vision issue is from something else entirely. Have you seen the eye doctor yet?

well thats what confused me, and why i stopped thinking it was my eyes until recently. many months ago (back when i thought i had a form of autism...)i went to go get contacts, and had to get an exam cause i havne't been there in like 5 years. so they basically just checked vision and for glaucoma, and that's it. but it turns out there's another eye doctor, an ophtomologist. i have never heard of this kind, they study eye diseases. which means im gonna be given another label and told it'll all work out. but this one at LEAST makes more sense than say mercury in your fillings or celiac disease, not to say they aren't real, it just makes a lot more sense to me.

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well thats what confused me, and why i stopped thinking it was my eyes until recently. many months ago (back when i thought i had a form of autism...)i went to go get contacts, and had to get an exam cause i havne't been there in like 5 years. so they basically just checked vision and for glaucoma, and that's it. but it turns out there's another eye doctor, an ophtomologist. i have never heard of this kind, they study eye diseases. which means im gonna be given another label and told it'll all work out. but this one at LEAST makes more sense than say mercury in your fillings or celiac disease, not to say they aren't real, it just makes a lot more sense to me.

Yeah- when you go to get glasses, you see an optometrist. An opthamologist is a specialist in diseases of the eye.

Your problems could be a combination of many things- migraines, thyroid, mercury, anxiety. Bodies are very very complex systems. I have more than one issue- I have celiac but also Lyme, four co-infections, thyroid and depression. Are they all related? Did ONE thing cause all of them? Who knows. I'm just doing what I can to take care of what I can. Staying gluten-free (which I KNOW saved me- I was wasting away!). Getting treatment for Lyme, depression and my thyroid.

It's like what came first- the chicken or the egg? Did my Lyme trigger my celiac? Did you have anxiety as a separate disorder or did something else cause it?

The most important thing you can do is take care of yourself- diet, see the doctors that can treat your symptoms (anxiety, visual problems, etc) while you peel away the layers of the onion. You may never find ONE thing that caused ALL your problems. But you can get BETTER and be happy and calm.

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ok, thanks. i pray someday i get common sense and go right to the problem instead of things that "cause symptoms, such as "blurred vision"> anyways...thanks. i won't annoy you guys nemore!

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ok, thanks. i pray someday i get common sense and go right to the problem instead of things that "cause symptoms, such as "blurred vision"> anyways...thanks. i won't annoy you guys nemore!

Not annoyed at all :D

I know how you feel- it's nice when you figure out a problem and it stinks when you just have to treat symptoms. For me, going gluten-free was figuring out one of the problems. I had lost over 60 pounds! I think it saved my butt and gave me 2+ more years of my body being able to deal with Lyme (and finish my PhD!).

Of course, I was REALLY disappointed that it wasn't the answer to all my problems but at least it got me to the next step.

You're young, you're strong (even if you don't think so) and if you keep searching, you'll find your answers. Be well.

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Mr. Moore you are not annoying, we sympathize with you because we too have felt lost and alone and scared. :)

Perhaps I have said this to you before, please excuse me if I have, there are so many things we cannot control but we can control what we put into our bodies and taking responsibility for that is a big step towards getting well.

We have been taught, brain washed really, that our bodies are just some kind of machine we can put fuel in and they will keep going, this is not true. We have also been taught, brain washed ..., to believe that there are pills that can cure us. This is not true although there may be some medication that is needed, most medication simply suppresses our ability to know that we are still ill. One analogy I have read is it's like seeing the red light going in your car, taking it to the mechanic and having them cut the wire so it doesn't blink anymore.

Our bodies are a gift, please take care of yours. :)

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I want to reiterate what many have already said.

Mercury doesn't work alone and more likely than not you are going to continue to have some health problems. You don't know what tipped what and when. I would definately recommend a strict gluten free diet for at least a year, if not two to see if that makes a difference. Soy has caused many problems as well. The best thing you can start for your health is changing your diet. A gluten free, low grain (or no grain), low sugar natural foods diet will do a lot for you if you give it time. There are numerous problems associated with gluten alone. Grains can affect the brain in a negative way.

You ask why you have developed problems and other people have not. Not everyone is exposed to the same toxins; airborne, water, foods (from pesticides etc). Not everyone has the same genetic makeup. The body is complex and individuals are complex.

I have a lot of amalgams as does my mother. She doesn't have any health problems, I do. Mine are not severe and the gluten free diet has helped. I do plan on getting my teeth done at some point, when I am able.

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sigh! i just went to the optometrist and he checked my eyes for glaucoma, no glaucoma or eye problems. hes sending me to an ophtomologist next tuesday who specializes in the eye and brain, because i could be having any number of things he said, from a kind of stroke to a kind of migraine. when is it gonna end?!

arg...

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:o When you change your diet! Sorry Mr. Moore, I couldn't resist. :)

I am very glad to know there is no sign of glaucoma or eye problems.

Have you been reading other posts here? I have thought of you several times, there was one post about migraines that really reminded me of you.

I am really wondering why you resist the idea that changing your diet could help you?

Please take ten minutes and watch this video. :)

Video on MSG

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i already know about msg...

im kinda angry now cause my doctor wants me to see a neuologist before. i already had an mri done before. but maybe if i tell him about my vision...i don't know. i just want answers before someone gets punched in the face.

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More information is not a bad thing. :)

Sorry you are feeling so frustrated, punching someone is a very bad idea, even saying you want to punch someone is not a great idea. :) What about a long walk to work off some of that energy?

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