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This Eye Condition Could Predict Stroke, Dementia, Say Doctors

William Shakespeare once declared that eyes are the window to your soul. However, according to science, they may actually be a window to the health of your brain. A recent study claims that a specific ocular condition may predict future brain health complications—including stroke and dementia . Read on to learn what eye condition has been linked to future brain complications—and to ensure your health and the health of others, don't miss these Sure Signs You Have "Long" COVID and May Not Even Know It . This Eye Disease May Indicate You Are More Likely to Have a Stroke or Dementia According to the study, per HealthDay , older adults who suffered from retinopathy—an eye disease that can lead to vision changes, including difficulty reading or seeing objects far away— were more likely to have a stroke or suffer dementia symptoms.  They were also more likely to die sooner than those without the ocular condition. It's important to note that the condition is often caused