An old saying says that the eyes are the windows to the soul. Nobody knows where that phrase came from, but today we know for sure that the eyes can tell a lot about us and show our state of health. We decided to share these observations with you.

What Your Eyes Say About Your Health

Permanent Sty

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If you’ve ever owned a sty, you know the pain and irritation it causes. A lump appears on the eyelid due to a blocked sebaceous gland and usually disappears after a few days, but it can persist causing serious discomfort.

If a sty appears frequently or persists for a long time, it may be a symptom of sebaceous gland carcinoma. If you notice that it does not heal or appears in the same place, it is time to go to the doctor.

Eyebrow Loss

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There are many reasons for eyebrow loss: aging, stress, or nutrient deficiency. Alopecia areata, or localized baldness, maybe another reason, although it does not affect more than 0.1% of the population.

A more plausible reason for eyebrow loss is hypothyroidism, an acute shortage of thyroid hormones that, in extreme cases, can lead to hair loss.

Therefore, if your hair falls out, it is best to visit your doctor and check the status of your thyroid gland.

Blurred Vision

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Many of us spend hours on the computer at home or at work, causing burns to our eyes or blurred vision.

Today, this situation occurs so frequently that there is a special term in medical practice that describes vision problems related to prolonged use of a computer, cell phone, or e-book: “digital eye strain” or “dry eye syndrome.” 

If you recognize these symptoms, talk to your doctor about ways to solve this problem.

Blind Spots

6 Things Your Eyes Are Trying to Tell You About Your Health

It is always scary to notice a blind spot in your vision. This can often indicate a migraine with aura, especially if the image you get is accompanied by bright spots or wavy lines. Blind spots often accompany headaches.

If these symptoms are too familiar to you, call your doctor to find out what triggers the problem.

Bulging Eyes

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We have all been through times when our eyes seemed to betray us. We rub or blink several times and our vision seems to clear up again.

But if you constantly experience some kind of expansion in your eyes, it could be a symptom of thyroid (or Graves) eye disease. This means that your thyroid is overactive.

Difficulty closing your eyes is one of the symptoms that can make your eyes look bulging. It occurs in 30% of cases, so if you see something like this, call your doctor immediately.

Cloudy Vision With Diabetes

People with diabetes need to pay special attention to their health, and vision is one of the things they control.

One such problem is diabetic retinopathy, a condition caused by damage to the blood vessels in the photosensitive tissue of the retina.

It may be the reason for “cloudy” vision. This problem should be taken seriously – contact a specialist at the onset of symptoms.

Based on materials from dailyhealthpost