The human eyes can reveal a lot about our overall health. We are going to talk about some eye conditions, and what they mean in terms of your overall health.
- A persisting stye
Styes can be irritating and painful and they usually disappear in a couple of days, but if it stays for a longer period of time or reappears, it can be a symptom of rare cancer that is known as sebaceous gland carcinoma.
- Eyebrow hair loss
Hair loss can happen because of many reasons. IF the outer part of the eyebrows starts to disappear, it can indicate a problem that is more serious. Eyebrow loss can mean that there is some kind of thyroid problem.
- Blurred vision
If you are spending many hours in front of a computer screen, you may experience blurry vision or burning eyes. If your vision becomes blurry, while you are sitting in front of your computer, it is a result of computer vision syndrome. Your eyes will become strained due to the lack of contrast of your computer screen, combined with the extra work that your eyes need to make in order to focus on the pixels.
- Blind spot
If you are experiencing a small blind spot in your vision, it might have a deeper meaning than that. If you experience a blind spot with a wavy line or shimmering lights, it can be as a result of migraine aura. The blind spots are usually accompanied by a headache.
- Bulging eyes
Your eyes can sometimes play tricks on you. If you feel a bulging sensation in your eyes, it could mean that it is connected to your thyroid. The most common cause of this problem is a thyroid gland that is overactive, a condition that is also known as hyperthyroidism.
- Whites of the eyes turn yellow
The whites of your eyes will turn yellow, and this is a condition that most commonly indicates jaundice, bile duct obstruction, liver or blood disease, cirrhosis or hepatitis.
- Blurred vision in individuals that are suffering from diabetes
People that are suffering from diabetes have an increased chance of developing different eye problems. The most common of them all is diabetic retinopathy. It is a condition that can affect the eye’s circulatory system. This condition is the leading cause of blindness in the adult American population.
- Dim vision, double vision or vision loss
If you experience dim vision, double vision or loss of vision, it means that you need to take action immediately. You need to consult with a professional immediately because these symptoms can be indicators of stroke.