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4 Causes of Under Eye Swelling You Shouldn't Ignore

Swelling under the eyes is a common concern among people. It can be the side effect of some very basic things, or it can be the result of a very severe or minor condition requiring immediate attention. Whatever the case may be, we must understand the causes of the problem and the best ways to address it.

In this article, we'll look at a few of the factors that cause of under-eye swelling that you should be aware of.

1. Thyroid eye disease

Thyroid eye disease is another term for Graves' disease. It develops when the thyroid gland is unable to regulate thyroid hormones. Graves' disease can also result from taking excessive thyroid medication.

2. Smoking

Swollen under eyelids can also be caused by smoking. Smoking is extremely unhealthy, and it's best you should reduce your smoking rate for your own health and wellbeing. If you develop eye bags as a result of smoking, your liver and kidneys might be seriously affected.

3. Too much Salt Consumption

Eating excessive salt can increase the sodium level in the blood, resulting in swelling in the legs or under your eyes.

4. Eye Infection

If you have an eye infection such as conjunctivitis, stye, or Chalazion, you may have swollen under eyes as a result. That being said, any eye infection that causes under-eye swelling should be treated immediately because it can lead to blindness.


Source: Healthline

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