What is your body lacking when you have dark circles? Deficiencies in certain vitamins, such as vitamins B12, E, K and D, cause dark circles. Vitamin B12 is strongly associated with the production of red blood cells in the body. When B12 levels are low, you are more likely to have iron deficiency, which leads to dark circles.
What is the main cause of dark circles? Dark circles under the eyes are usually caused by being tired. Sometimes, what appear to be dark circles under your eyes may merely be shadows cast by puffy eyelids or hollows under your eyes that develop as a normal part of aging. Dark circles under the eyes usually aren’t a medical problem.
Can dark circles be gone? People can have injections of platelet rich plasma or hyaluronic acid gel into the area under the eye. A type of surgery called blepharoplasty can get rid of dark circles that are due to deposits of fat or extra skin around the eye area.
How should I sleep to avoid dark circles? Elevate your head while sleeping
If you wake up with dark circles, try elevating your head while you sleep. This will keep fluid from pooling under your eyes overnight and prevent swelling, inflammation, and puffiness the next morning, O’Keefe says.