Eyes are considered as the most important human organ as these can express emotions. Even though a person lacks the ability to talk, they eyes can speak for himself. Taking care of this special organ is indeed a must.
Tips on Eye Care
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The most used part of our body is the eyes. Have you noticed that you get migraines from driving especially during the night when you encounter bright lights from other cars? I usually have them. I found out that well rested eyes would mean lesser migraines. Rest is one important role in taking care of your eyes.
Fruits and vegetables are a great diet in taking care of your eyes. Usually yellow fruits and vegetables are the best ones. These fruits and vegetables are very rich in beta carotene. Papaya, mangoes, squash, and even spinach can be a great source of beta carotene. These types of food can help improve and maintain good health for your eyes.
Drink Lots of Water
The skin around our eyes is very thin and underneath it is full of blood vessels. Drinking lots of water can prevent puffiness around our eyes.
Do you know why our eyes become puffy at times? Our body has defense mechanism that every time we are dehydrated our body retains some water thus resulting to puffiness. Drinking eight or more glasses of water a day can help detoxify our body.
Avoid Excessive Rubbing
Our eyes are one of the most sensitive parts of our body. The best thing you should do in taking care of your eyes is to avoid rubbing them.
This action will only make your eyes more irritated. The best thing you should do is to blink them. If some alien matter comes into your eyes, it is best to wash them with milk. Milk is a natural cleanser that will not cause further irritation in your eyes.
During sunny days I make sure that I wear sunglasses when I venture out in the daylight. This will help shield my eyes from the harmful rays of the sun. While you are resting it help to put cucumber slices or tea bags under your eyes. These can prevent dark circles and wrinkles from appearing around your eyes.
Smoking increases the risk for having eye diseases and vision problems. It damages blood vessels resulting to constriction and development of atherosclerotic plaques. Such condition can deprive your eye tissues with oxygen.
Yes! There is also some form of exercise for the eyes. Exercising your eyes can supply enough oxygen and can make them function much better. I even find these exercises relaxing.
I find time in between work to close my eyes for 30 seconds then I move my eyeballs around. I move my eyeballs from left to right and then up and down. Another exercise I would perform to prevent blurred vision is to hold a pencil at arms length and slowly bring it in towards my nose. Be sure to keep your eyes focused on the pencil.
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