February 21, 2011
They say eyes are the windows to your soul. Well, in this case, eyes are the best indicators of whether you’ve slept well or not. Puffy eyes, eye bags, and tired eyes are all symptoms of inadequate sleep. But is it really a big deal?
Puffy eyes are the swelling of tissue around the eyes. It’s funny because puffy eyes are just a better way of saying swollen eyes. Normally we get puffy eyes in the morning and it’s primarily caused by fluid build-up around the eyes. It could be from too much sodium in your diet, causing water retention, excessive drinking of alcohol, not getting enough sleep, or not getting quality sleep. Puffiness under the eyes is also a common symptom of sleep deprivation.
Sometimes suffering puffy eyes myself, here are some tips that I found, on and off the net, to treat puffy eyes:
By the way, if you don’t experience puffy eyes per se, eye bags are in fact a minor form of swelling which is only usually detectable below the eyes. Just as we normally use cold compress in treating swells, we have below two general (but effective) tips on reducing eye bags, taking into consideration the sensitivity of the eye area:
Puffy eyes are a big deal because our eyes not only communicate what we’re thinking and feeling inside of us but are also physical indicators of our health and how well-rested we are. With these tips, you should have no trouble climbing out of bed because getting that natural bright-eyed glow in the mornings should no longer be beyond your reach!