Eyes are a very vital part of every living being. Have you ever wondered what little changes in your eyes indicate to? Many -they just not indicate towards eye defects like cataract and glaucoma but many health issues can be detected by signs that your eyes send. You can detect liver diseases, diabetes or cholesterol, if you can read the signs sent by your eyes.
Read on to find out 8 health warnings your eyes may be sending you and what they indicate to
Narrowing of eyebrows is common with growing age but when only the outer third of the eyebrow starts to disappear then is when you should start worrying about. This sign indicates towards thyroid – may be hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism. You may also lose hair from different parts of your body but the loss from your brows are very prominent.
A Reddish Bump That Doesn’t Go
A reddish bump near the origin of eyelashes is common and is cause by inflammation of oil glands and it goes away in a month. If it persists longer than three months or keeps appearing on the spot again and again then you must consult a doctor because it could be sebaceous gland cancer. You may also lose few eyelashes around the red spot and you should never ignore such a sign.
A Grey Ring Around Cornea
If a grey ring appears around your cornea then of course it is a bad sign. It indicates to triglycerides and a high cholesterol, which if ignored may result in a heart stroke or heart attack. If you start facing difficulty in seeing from both or any one of the eyes and you are under 60 years of ages, it is highly recommended for you to take a blood test and check elevated lipids.
Blurred Vision And Frequent Changes In Prescription
If your eye power prescription is changing frequently and your vision is blurred, your eyes are sending you an early sign of diabetes. Increased levels of sugar flows into your eyes and frequently change the shape of your eye lenses and makes it very difficult to focus and thus blurred vision. An eye test followed by a sugar test must be done if symptoms persist for a longer time.
Otherwise called as ptosis, may result in differently shaped pupil which you can notice in a mirror. This may indicate towards a fatal disease termed myasthenia gravis by the doctors and is generally accompanied by extreme weakness in muscles.
Yellow Bump On Eyelids
These yellowish bumps are otherwise known as ’cholesterol bumps’ and as name suggests they occur when your body cholesterol level rises above the limit.
A Brown Bump Or Spot On The Eyelid
Skin experts often ignore eyelids while they check for any vigilant sign, but it is also a point where cancer could strike. When you notice such a mark it could be malignant melanoma, a form of skin cancer. Early detection will always help you, so whenever you see such a spot consult your doctor immediately.
If your eyes bulge out, you may be suffering from hyperthyroidism. This occurs due to over secretion by the thyroid glands.
Now as you are aware of the signs you eye may be sending you, do not wait if you are facing any such sign and consult your doctor immediately and stay away from any deadly disease.