While tears are essential to lubricate and nourish the human eye—when your eyes are excessively watery, which occurs when the lacrimal glands located in your upper lids produce excess tears—it can indicate a deeper health issue.
Here are eight common health reasons for overproduction of tears…
1. Damaged Tear Duct
It makes sense to look at the source when the eyes produce too many tears. In the case of the eye, the source can be a lacrimal stenosis, or blockage, that cause abnormally excessive tear drainage (or epiphora). Lacrimal duct blockages can also lead to infection.