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catgay2005


12/07/2012

Does salt increase eye pressure?

I heard that eating too much salt can increase eye pressure. Is that true?
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  • maria calderin

    12/10/2012

    well, yes, eating too much salt can lead to high eye pressure. according to some researches, eating too much salt can lead to high blood pressure. in that way, it can affect your eyes, leading to high eye pressure. when you have high eye pressure, it can be dangerous, for it is related to many eye problems, such as eye strain, dry eyes, dark circles, eye bags, even puffy eyes. so you should not eat too much salt, which can also be harm to your other organs.
  • Marissa george

    12/10/2012

    Yes, it is not direct impact but salt will increase blood pressure. High blood pressure always happens with diabetes. They are closely connected conditions, so they are considered as comorbidities. And the two conditions associated together make it just more difficult to treat. As it is known that high fat diet with too much salt and processed sugar might cause organ problems, which is highly possible leading to both hypertension and diabetes. One of the eye complication caused by diabetes is glaucoma. Diabetes cause increased intraocular pressure which gradually leads to glaucoma. The high pressure will kill optic nerve ends, which finally cause blindness. High eye pressure is the main symptom of glaucoma. So can we put it this way, too much salt contributes to high blood pressure and diabetes, and then diabetes causes intraocular pressure increased. Anyway, too much salt is definitely bad for health. Try light diet for your own good.
  • emo_pain_818

    12/17/2012

    Yes, it is true that eating too much salt will increase your eye pressure because of the increasing blood pressure in the body. You should not eat too much salt which will be bad for the health. You should keep in mind that not eating too much salt. Or else, your increasing eye pressure may cause other eye problems.
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