An old saying claims that “Your eyes are the windows to your soul”, but did you know that they can also tell many things about your health?
Here are some things that eyes can reveal:
This may be a sign of a thyroid problem even if 1/3 of your eyebrow falls out.
A Stye That Doesn’t Disappear
In case it remains on your eye for more than 3 months or it just appears in the same place all over again, you may be suffering from a rare form of cancer that goes by the name of sebaceous gland carcinoma.
Blurry Vision Or Burning Eyes While Using a Computer
This is a syndrome called the “computer vision syndrome” (CVS). Your eyes are disturbed by the lack of contrast on your computer screen, as well as you trying to focus on the pixels.
Your Vision Has A Small Blind Spot Along With a Wavy Line or Shimmering Lights
It is a problem which appears because of a migraine aura which may or may not appear along with a headache.
Yellowish Whites of the Eye
The condition is called jaundice. It mostly appears in newborns that have an immature liver function, but also people with gallbladder, liver and bile ducts problems.
Eyes That Look Like They Bulge
This symptom mostly appears because an overactive thyroid gland or otherwise called hyperthyroidism.
Sudden Dim Vision, Loss of Vision or Double Vision,
All of them represent visual warning signs of stroke.
Blurred Vision in Diabetics
People with diabetes have more eye problems. It can even cause blindness.
Does Aging Causes Poor Vision Inevitably?
Unfortunately, our modern lifestyle contributes to it al. People who are older than 60 will probably need some supplements of high quality, besides their glasses.
These groups of people might also need some other type of vision support:
- You’re overweight
- You’re a smoker
- A lot of time spent on your computer is something you do every day
- You’re a diabetic
Iridodiagnosis or otherwise called iridology is an alternative medical technique that has he goal to study the iris of the eye. There are some characteristics like patterns or colors which can tell many things about your health.
Natural Strategies to Protect Your Healthy Vision
Smoking increases the production of free radicals and your vision is affected negatively.
Eat A Lot Of Dark Green Leafy Vegetables
This type of vegetables can improve your health significantly. They contain an abundance of zeaxanthin and lutein that can improve your vision as well as its quality.
Improve Your Cardiovascular System
One thing that can damage the small vessels of your retina is the high blood pressure. Try to keep your blood pressure healthy. Avoid fructose. Researches claim that 74 grams or more fructose every day will increase your blood pressure by 77%.
Normalized Blood Sugar
Increased levels of blood sugar disturb the blood flow in the retina, but they damage the blood vessels, too.
Intake A Lot Of Healthy Omega-3 Fat
These fatty acids can really protect our vision. Be careful of the fish you buy, because even if you buy it from a farm, it may have been bred in polluted water. One very beneficial ingredient is krill oil. It is full of astaxanthin.
Avoid Trans Fats
You have to avoid them since they can cause macular degeneration. These fats are mostly present in fried foods, baked goods, margarine, fried chicken, cookies, doughnuts, crackers and pastries.
Aspartame poisoning can indeed cause eyesight problems.
Antioxidants for Healthy Eyes
Here are the most beneficial antioxidants for your eyes:
- Black currant anthocyanins
Nowadays, there are many pollutants in our environment, more intense sunlight and your skin and eyes are exposed to dangerous amounts of free radicals. As we age, our body has a weakened ability to be able to produce antioxidants. Our vision is extremely important and we have to protect it always!