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What causes high eye pressure and how can you reduce it?

High intraocular pressure, sometimes called ocular hypertension, is caused by an excess buildup of fluid in the eye. This can be due to an abnormal production of aqueous fluid, improper drainage of the aqueous fluid, eye trauma, or certain eye conditions. A doctor may prescribe eye drops to lower ocular pressure medically, but you can also reduce your high eye pressure with exercise, lowering your stress levels, and cutting back on insulin-spiking foods.

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