8 Things Your Eyes Reveal About Your Health

  1. Blurred Vision could be a sign of uncontrolled diabetes.
  2. Sudden Blurry Vision may result from problem with blood flow to your eye or brain & warn you of an on coming stroke or migraine headache. Get immediate medical attention even if your vision gets better quickly.
  3. Bulging Eyes serve as a major symptom of Graves' disease which causes your thyroid gland to release too many hormones.
  4. Ring Around Your Cornea a.k.a Corneal Arcus, causes a gray-white line of fat deposits to grow on the outside edge of your cornea & could be a sign of dangerously high cholesterol.
  5. Drooping Eyelids can be a symptom of myasthenia gravis, where your immune system attacks & weakens your muscles. This affects your eye, face, and throat muscles, causing difficulty to chew, swallow, or speak.
  6. Yellow Eyeballs – Yellowing of the skin & eyes is called jaundice and occurs when the liver is inflamed or damaged.
  7. Eye Twitches are usually harmless and go away on their own. They are associated with alcohol, fatigue, caffeine, or smoking.
  8. Blood shot eyes usually occur when small delicate blood vessels dilate in response to irritation or infection. These vessels can also leak and cause a haemorrhage.