Why Do Eyes Open Before Death?

4 July 2017, 15:59 | Updated: 4 July 2017, 16:23

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

Eye. Picture: Google

Mystery Hour Question

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

Jason, New Cross Gate


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.