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Women can see again after Heart attack

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scott1
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Jan20-06, 06:05 PM
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http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main...20/ixhome.html
A woman who had been blind for 25 years awoke in hospital after suffering a heart attack and found that she could see again.
How can having a heart attack make you see again
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Jan21-06, 05:14 AM
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I don't know, maybe the stress or medication that was administered relieved pressure on the eye nerve. I don't think it could have anything to do with bloodvessels, since damage would have been irreversible (people who undergo bouts of low blood pressure can lose sight because of that reason).


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