A study conducted by researchers from the University of Pittsburgh, found that there is a connection between eye color and health.
Eye color affects our ability to perform many tasks, alcohol tolerance and the risk of diabetes. There is also an interesting link between eye color and the threshold of pain. According to the study, Caucasian women with light blue or green eyes tolerate pain better than those with dark eyes, reports The My Daily.
Professor of anesthesiology Inna Belfer examine 58 pregnant women. Women with bright eyes are less irritable and experienced less pain during childbirth. „We know that the color of the eye is associated with a 12 or 13 variations of genes. These genes are responsible for other characteristics of the body, one of the genes, NCX-4, controls a protein that is associated with the sensation of pain,“ – says Jari Luhelaynen University of Liverpool ‘John Moores. „
In addition to the the sensation of pain have been identified as other interesting patterns. Psychologists at the University of Georgia studied more than 12,000 men and women. They found that people with light eyes drank significantly more alcohol than those with dark eyes. Therefore, people with darker eyes are exposed to less risk of alcoholism.