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What are Under Eye Bags?
What Causes Bags Under The Eyes Even With Enough Sleep?
There are several causes of under-eye bags with some of the causes being reversible.
Hereditary factors may cause under-eye bags but may not be easily controlled. These are the factors that determine your composition at birth, and you have nothing to do about it, especially if you started having their effects at child age. These include an excessive under-eye pigment or prominent veins under the eye.
If you tend to have bags under your eyes, it is important to avoid stress and take time to rest and relax. In fact, stress and anxiety are among the most important causes of the appearance of bags under the eye.
What are The Types of Under-eye Bags?
Bags Due to Water Retention
Bags Due to Fat Accumulation
If you have bags under your eyes all the time, they are more likely due to fat accumulation.
Over the years, the fat, which is normally in the eyelids to help support the eyes, can slip into the lower eyelid and accumulate under the eyes. This can be a simple loosening of the skin and eye contour muscles due to aging, but it can also be due to congenital or hereditary factors.
Bags Due to Excess Skin (Aging)
How to Get Rid of Under-eyes Bags
From the examination of the causes mentioned above, apart from the genetic factor and the natural aging of the skin, we can see that the causes of under-eye bags depend largely on our lifestyle. By eating a balanced diet, sleeping well, and avoiding stress, the problem of under-eye bags can most likely be solved.
If you have the under-eye bags and you are wondering how to get rid of them, you can try the following remedies:
Improve Your Water Intake
When you are dehydrated, you are most likely to face the under the eye bags since it limits the capacity of your heart to pump blood. This can be avoided by taking enough water.
Additionally, when you have taken a lot of salt, and you realize that you have the under-eye bags, you can take a lot of water to neutralize the salt in the body. This can be an excellent solution to your under-eye bags.
Follow a Healthy Lifestyle
In order to reduce and prevent the appearance of bags under the eyes, a healthy and balanced lifestyle is crucial.
Several factors, such as stress, fatigue, smoking, and alcohol all play a role in the appearance of bags.
On the other hand, if you start by sleeping well and following a balanced diet, you can avoid puffy eyes in the morning, it is also advisable to reduce your salt intake to avoid water retention as mentioned above.
Another little trick is to use a slightly raised pillow to promote lymphatic drainage and good blood circulation in the eye area.
Use Eye Creams
Use Antihistamine Drugs
If you are having under-eye bags caused by an allergy, you need to talk to your doctor about your condition so that he can prescribe the antihistamine drugs which will work against the histamine chemicals produced by your allergy.
Skin Therapies for Under-eye Bags
Talk to your doctor about how the eyelid surgery is done, what to expect, the side effects of the surgery, and everything you need to know before considering it.
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