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Why do your eyes close at night when you are sleeping???
Its, wiered i try to leave my eyes open when i go to sleep but mysteriously they close, if you have had a simillar experience then,,,answer this question so i could get this topic over with...
- Anonymous1 decade agoFavorite Answer
some people have the problem where their eyes stay open when they sleep, and for those with that problem usually encounter problems beginning with dry eye syndrome and can eventually cause worse problems like tearing of the layers on your eyes. There are 5 layers. Once layers begin to tear you start to lose your vision........this is why it is necessary to sleep w/ your eyes shut.
- Scythian1950Lv 71 decade ago
It takes a little muscular effort to keep your eyes open. Try to go to sleep while keeping your hand up in the air, for example.
- tigerLv 41 decade ago
When we go to sleep our body shuts down for the exception of our heart and brain including the eye lids.
- KesLv 71 decade ago
When hypnotists relax their subjects, their eyelids get 'heavy' and close as in sleep. We constantly blink to keep our eyeballs moist and clean off dust, etc. Therefore eyelids likely close when we sleep because the muscles holding them open relax and this avoids the need to blink to keep them moist.
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- 1 decade ago
The eye muscle relaxes, cause when yousleep your boy relaxes
- melfred_20Lv 41 decade ago
It'd be kinda creepy if your eyes stayed open at night. I'm glad they shut.
- hjbergelLv 51 decade ago
It's a natural reaction of your body relaxing as you fall asleep.