7 TERRIFYING DISEASES – GLAUCOMA
Not all serious illnesses come with tell-tale symptoms. There are diseases that can turn your body into a ticking time-bomb while you're unaware of any danger. Conditions such as fever or pain are clear signs that there is something wrong with your body. Whether serious or not, physical symptoms tell us when we're sick, prompting us to seek rapid diagnosis and treatment. But what if you're harboring a disease without realizing it? It is not as farfetched as it may sound. Here are seven illnesses you could be suffering from without showing any symptoms today we continue with a third disease:
3. Glaucoma is a disorder where pressure builds up behind the eye. This can eventually lead to partial or complete loss of sight in the eye. It’s important to detect glaucoma early to avoid loss of sight. It has no symptoms or very subtle symptoms. The progression is so gradual that you may not recognize the progressive patchy loss of your peripheral field of vision. The central part of the vision is not affected until very late. Damage almost always goes unnoticed until it is too late.
BE VIGILANT: You can only detect glaucoma through regular eye tests. You should have your eyes tested regularly for glaucoma especially if you have a family member with glaucoma, if you have bad vision, or if you have had an injury to your eyes.