Treatment for swollen red eyes

Eyes around the skin are sensitive and full of blood vessels. The major causes of swollen and red eyes are fluid retention, stress, hormone changes, allergies and lack of sleep. There are various other factors as well. When we cry, it results in swollen red eyes because our body reacts to emotions and results in excessive flow of blood to the eyes. Crying also strains the eye that eventually leads to swelling and redness. Excessive drinking of alcohol and toxicity of sodium in the diet can also result in swollen eyes.

There are various home remedies that can help you get rid of swollen and red eyes, no matter what the causes are. Read on the following methods for getting rid of swollen eyes:

  • Wash your face well with ice cold water
  • Limit your consumption of sodium rich foods.
  • Drink plenty of water as this will help you clean your body system and flush out toxins.
  • Cut cucumber into slices and place them on your eyes for few minutes.
  • Take two bags, wet them in cold water and then place in a refrigerator for few hours. Once the tea bags are chilled take them out of the refrigerator and place on closed eyelids for several minutes.
  • If the cause of swollen eye is food allergy, monitor your diet and check which food causes allergy. Restrict intake of the allergic food.
  • You can also go for an antiseptic soothing cream.

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