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Saturday, May 4, 2019

How to keep your eyes healthy

Have you noticed that more and more people around are wearing glasses? This is not a fad and not always a matter of bad heredity, in most cases it says that we are not used to taking care of whether our eyes are healthy.

In this article you will find useful tips on how to keep your eyes  healthy and avoid not only wearing glasses, but also more serious problems that may arise in the future. 

Keep your eyes healthy is the responsibility of everyone.

Of course, everyone can do what he wants with his body, this applies and not always useful habits, but at least you should know about the dangerous consequences of a frivolous attitude to the health of your eyes.

The case is much more serious than just drinking carrot juice because of its high content of vitamin A (here you can recall the old joke about the benefits of carrots for the eyes: “Nobody has ever seen a rabbit with glasses?”).

Nobody argues that in order  to maintain healthy eyes, you need to eat as many foods as possible that contain this vitamin, which helps in preventing and combating various infections, but also helps to reduce the fatigue of the optic nerve, a phenomenon that is very common in our time, because we are constantly straining our eyes, looking at the screen of a computer, mobile phone, tablet or TV.

There is also a list of natural remedies that can help you improve eye health, because vision is one of the most important sense organs that we have.

Secrets of healthy eyes

As a first step, you should know that the eyes are a continuation of your nervous system, so you should eat better, avoid stress and rest fully, to keep them healthy for as long as possible.

Here are some tips to help you with this:

  • Eat foods rich in minerals, such as fruits, seaweed and vegetables.
  • Provide your eyes with oxygen, doing special exercises or breathing exercises, breathe slowly and deeply.
  • Practice relaxing practices such as yoga or tai chi that will help you connect with your inner self and soothe all the body systems.

What signs suggest that you have eye problems?

In addition to impaired vision and the fact that you have to wear glasses, an imbalance at the organic level caused by bad habits or lack of eye care can lead to the following consequences:

Excess of mucus in the eyes

This is the same mucus that sometimes accumulates in the edges of the eyes when we wake up. If you find that you have too much, then perhaps it is because of the excess of toxins that the body is trying to remove in any form and by any means.

The solution in this unpleasant phenomenon is a detox diet or unloading days, in which one should refrain from milk and sour-milk products, fried foods, meat, sugar or salt.

Thus, it is necessary to eat only fresh (allowed) foods and drink plenty of water.

Dark circles under the eyes

They can appear due to lack of sleep, as well as poor blood circulation in the eye area or due to unbalanced nutrition.

A proven method of getting rid of them is the following technique: sit comfortably and look up, without moving your head, just raise your eyes to the ceiling.

Close your eyes several times, without moving the eyeball. Thus, the blood will be better circulated and the tissues will receive the proper nutrition. Do not forget to include in your diet, fresh vegetables and water.

Swollen eyelids

Not when you just woke up, or if you recently cried (cut a bow, watch a sad movie or have personal problems).

If the eyes are very swollen for no apparent reason, it can be due to a malfunction in the kidneys or their overload. It is also possible that you apply too intense makeup and do not remove it to the end in the evening.

How can you solve this problem? Every morning, drink pineapple or orange juice, use hypoallergenic cosmetics and try to get enough sleep.


Despite the fact that some believe that the appearance of barley is due to a virus that is in the air, the appearance of these granules of the eyelids is due to excess toxins, poor nutrition or overeating, as well as a lack of certain vitamins.

Avoid eating salty, sweet, fried or fatty foods. A home remedy for getting rid of barley is applying a heated golden object to it, for example, a ring.

Redness and Tears

If you have been sitting many hours in front of a computer, or have been in contact with contaminated air or chemicals, or if you have not removed, contact lenses for 24 hours, slept well, or your glasses do not fit, your eyes are likely to turn red and tear causes). Try to give rest to your eyes more often.

For this, for example, when you sit in front of the monitor screen, you can close them for two minutes every hour.

Do not exceed the recommended time of wearing contact lenses and take care of them, as written in the instructions.

Drink more water and try to contact as little as possible with eye irritating substances, for example, tobacco smoke.

Lack of brilliance

Some call it a “sick look”, it can be caused by various factors, for example:

  • Lack of nutrients
  • Anemia
  • Disease
  • Excessive fatigue
  • Suppressed  sadness
  • Too many commitments and problems

One of the best ways to treat a dull look is to relieve internal tension. This can be done by going in for sports, walking, visiting a psychologist or using any other technique that helps you.

Do not forget also about full and balanced nutrition, good rest at night, and stop exhausting your mind and body.

From our daily advice and topics for all of you willing to make your and the life of your dearest better and healthier. Taking care of your health is part of your locus of control. Take the initiative starting today!

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