Why Do Eyes Open Before Death?

4 July 2017, 15:59

Why do lots of people open their eyes just before they die?

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Mystery Hour Question

Why do people go wide-eyed just before they die?

Jason, New Cross Gate

Answer

Name: Guy

Qualification: GP

Answer: If there’s a change in heart rhythm shortly before dying you might get a surge in adrenaline in the bloodstream. That can cause changes in eyes.

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