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Ever Wondered Why Do Eyes Water When You Yawn?

Though science has yet to explain fully the exact reason for why do we yawn. It has been able to answer the question that, why do eyes water when we yawn. When your eyes tear, that doesn't mean you have serious health issues or disorders. Infact, it protects eyes from drying, so it's good to cry. Though some people have more notable tearing of eyes than others. It is very usual. Still if you a very concerned, I hope this article will clear your doubt on this. 

Ever Wondered Why Do Eyes Water When You Yawn?

Ever Wondered Why Do Eyes Water When You Yawn?

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Why do we yawn?

Why do we yawn?

Well, we all yawn when we feel bored or tired. This makes our body take less oxygen and we breathe slowly, so yawning help us to bring more oxygen in the body and exhale out more carbon dioxide out of blood. 

It induces watery eyes. 

It induces watery eyes. 

Yes, our eyes start tearing when we yawn. But why? It's because the pressure created on the lacrimal glands which are situated on the upper side of the top of our eyes. 

It's not because you are drinking plenty of water. No, don't stop it. 

It's not because you are drinking plenty of water. No, don't stop it. 

It's because we squeeze our eyelids tightly. 

It's because we squeeze our eyelids tightly. 

The tiny black dot on our lower eyelid which is also called punctum closes when we squeeze our eyelids tightly which makes tears drain from tear duct. 

It is not harmful, it is actually protecting eyes from becoming dry. 

It is not harmful, it is actually protecting eyes from becoming dry. 

It induces watery eyes. 

It induces watery eyes. 

It is normal to cry, stay calm.

It is normal to cry, stay calm.

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