Our eyes are one of the most important organs in our body. Have you ever wondered why your vision is so blurry? Or maybe you’ve noticed that your eyes are becoming itchy and red.
Every organ in our body has the ability to send of warning signs that something is wrong. Your eyes are no different as they literally give off visible signs. They tell a lot about your health.
Read on and learn about certain signs and what may be potentially causing them.
Permanent Sty: The lumps do not look pleasant. It’s formed because of a blocked sebaceous gland. It should go away within a few days, but if it stays there or reoccurs, it could be the result of sebaceous carcinoma.
If you have a stubborn sty, it may be time to go see the doctor.
Loss of Eyebrow: Just like any other type of hair on the body, eyebrow hair grows, ages and can fall out. However, rapid eyebrow hair loss could indicate a number of things. The most common is stress and aging.
Blurred Vision: This is one of the most common signs that your body can give you in this day and age. Except for a concussion and old age, mainly the cause for this is what doctors are calling “digital eye strain.” You get this from long exposure to digital screens.
If this continues to occur often, do not hesitate to consult your doctor.
Blind Spots: If you’ve ever experienced sparkles, zig-zags or stars, you’ve experienced blind spots. They typically last between 50-60 minutes and are immediately followed by a pulsing headache.
If this happens to you on a daily basis, consult your doctor because sometimes this can lead to a more serious health issue.
Bulging Eyes: Everyone has experienced at some point that feeling where they feel their eyes are going to pop out. Usually rubbing your eyes or blinking tends to fix this. However, if you’re constantly experiencing this, it could be a sign of overactive thyroid. This causes thyroid eye disease.
Other symptoms include difficulty closing your eyes, which gives you that popping feeling. If you are constantly experiencing something like this, get it checked immediately.
Yellow Whites: If you experience this, it will be very easy to notice when you look in the mirror. Yellow whites most commonly indicate that you have jaundice, hepatitis, cirrhosis, and other liver and blood diseases. It may be a sign of liver failure.
Obviously you would go get this checked out immediately, because of you let it sit, more severe health issues could arise.
Cloudy Vision (with diabetes): Diabetes is one of the most deadly diseases that affects millions every year. If you have diabetes and start to experience blurry vision, then it’s possible that you have diabetic retinopathy.
It’s caused by damaged blood vessels in the photosensitive retina tissue. It’s important that you lead a diabetic diet, especially if you are experience this.
Impaired Cloudy Vision or Vision Loss: Whenever you experience a change in vision it’s always a warning sign that something is wrong
If you experience a sudden change in vision or you completely lose it for a moment, seek help immediately. Because these symptoms can indicate that you’re having a stroke.