liver health and eyes

How Your Eyes Can Tell You Things About Your Liver: 4 Clues on Liver Health

They say that your eyes are the window to your soul…..but did you know that your eyes can actually reveal a lot about your overall health too? Directly linked to your liver, there are a number of ways that you can detect health problems just by looking at your eyes. On a very basic level, a healthy liver = healthy eyes and here are 4 tell tale signs to look out for when trying to detect potential liver problems.

1. Look at the Whites of Your Eyes

The whites of your eyes should be a healthy off white colour. Not everyone is born with that sparkling, youthful look but if you have yellowing around the eyeballs then you could

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5 Ways to Treat, Soothe and Manage Blepharitis

Blepharitis is a common condition, one which occurs with 1 in every 20 patients who complain of eye related problems at NHS GPs. This condition causes the eyelids or the corner of the eyes to become red, sore, itchy and inflamed and it can cause eyelids to stick together. Signs of Blepharitis are swelling around the eyelid area, crusty residue around the corners of the eye or on the eyelashes, and difficulty opening your eyes when you wake up. It is recommended that you visit your doctor or see an eye specialist if you are unable to manage these symptoms yourself or if you are suffering from

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Juicing for Better Health: Eyesight Improving Juices

Juicing has become a huge trend in the UK. From trying to inspire healthier eating habits in the family to encouraging weight loss with a vitamin-rich juice diet, there’s no denying that a fresh and all-natural juice every now and again (whether for meal replacement or just as a tasty snack) is good for your body and soul.

You’ll feel cleansed and refreshed from the inside out and juicing is said to give you so much more energy throughout the day; so if you suffer from fatigue, juicing will help you beat that winter malaise. But did you know that there are some juices that could

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Eye Health in the Workplace: Can Better Eyesight Inspire Better Business?

It’s not often we look to the corporate world when we discuss the matters of eyesight and eye health. But it’s actually quite astounding that we don’t as a society; in the workplace environment, we investigate and analyse and fuss and nit-pick over every health and safety detail, we time manage every single minute of every single hour, and we monitor the general health and well being of workers in many other ways. So what’s so different about eyesight? Education in eye health and the importance of looking after our eyes has become much more apparent in recent years

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Help Your Child Adjust to Wearing Glasses for the First Time

Encouraging your kids to wear glasses can be tough. Not only are they a bit of hassle, sometimes uncomfortable and yet another thing to remember to pack in the school bag every morning, but there’s a bit of a misapprehension that they might be ‘uncool’. And being ‘cool’ means everything when you’re young. But not wearing glasses when we need to can cause some serious problems; not only will it impair your child’s learning at school and make lessons more difficult, but not wearing glasses can create eye strain, eye fatigue, problems of asthenopia, double

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Children’s Eyesight: 4 Lunchbox Snacks to Improve Eye Health

“A carrot a day keeps the eye doctor away” – we bet you’ve never heard that one before. But actually, if you did eat a carrot a day, you probably would have superb eye health because carrots are full of Beta-carotene, a type of vitamin A that helps to keep the retina in good condition and also helps to keep eye function running smoothly. Food plays a huge part in how healthy we are from the inside out; from leafy green veggies looking after our liver function to wild berries helping to boost our serotonin levels, food can make a huge impact on the quality of

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Looking After Your Eye Health: Doing Day-to-Day Tasks

From reading and typing away on our laptops to using our mobile phones and watching TV, the things we do from day-to-day can really affect our eye health. Many of us suffer from tired eyes, dry eyes or eye strain but few of us do very much about it. In the long term, these minor symptoms and discomforts can impact on our eye health so it’s important we do everything we can to eliminate these problems.

There are safe and correct ways of conducting day-to-day things, including the distance we should be holding a book from our face and the correct lighting for close-up tasks or computer

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