"My eyes can water a lot during those times.
It makes it hard for me to read small print with my glasses on.
Aha! Another piece of the puzzle. I did suffer from blurry vision and watering eyes when I read or watched TV. The watering was so bad anyone watching a show with me would ask "are you crying?"
That doesn't happen anymore, but I had no idea what was causing it! When I developed a Chalazion (cyst in the oil producing duct of the eyelid) the optometrist said I was far sighted, AND I had dry eyes. The watering and irritation made no sense.
Candida Overgrowth is some scary stuff.