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Case Study:  Either SSRIs antidepressants or Finasteride can cause blurry vision and fatigue.
Reader: 2/05/2011>
Hello Dr. Lin. I have been taking Finasteride for 10 Months. I leave this drug 8 months ago. I also take Paxil (SSRI) and i am in a withdrawal. Now i am taking only 2.5 mg but i have 2 principal side effects: Blurred vision and fatigue. Is this for the SSRI or for the finasteride?
Why i have the vision so bad? Is there any cure? Thanks
Dr. Lin: 2/05/2011>
either of them will cause the deficiency of DHT in the retina and muscles.
Finasteride mainly blocks testosterone-DHT conversion by disabling your liver release of 5-alpha reductase and your testicular 5-alpha reductase gene expression, while stimulating your liver to release for SHGB proteins to freeze testosterone in the bloodstream and at the same time to release more aromatase for testosterone-estrogen conversion, leading to increasing estrogen in the bloodstream.  Estrogen downgrades the androgen hormone receptors and reduces the biological effects of androgen hormones (testosterone and DHT) on your body.
SSRIs blocks the dopamine nervous action of the hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal and testicular axis and overloads the liver P450 detoxification system which is supposed to release enzymes for syntheses of nuerotransmitters and androgen hormones. As a result of SSRIs uses, you get deficiency of neurotransmitters and androgen hormones. Also, chronic use of SSRIs tends to deform nervous synapses, to damage the dopamine nervous system,  and to outgrow serotonin neurons for demanding for serotonin while your liver can no longer supply sufficient enzymes for the serotonin and dopamine synthesis in the nervous terminals, leading to addictive neuroplasticity.
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