10 health problems your eyes could be showing signs of

10 health problems your eyes could be showing signs of

The American Academy of Ophthalmology recommends everyone get a baseline eye exam by age 40, if not before (if everything looks good, your doctor can decide how often you should follow-up) High blood pressure Early signs of damage from high blood pressure can be detected in routine eye exam so potentially life-saving  treatment can be […]

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Want to get rid of dark circles? Follow these simple tricks

  Wash your face with cool water. Refrain from cleansing your face with hot water. It worsens puffiness and can accentuate dark circles Apply cold compress. Close your eyes and cover them with a cold washcloth for 5 minutes. Repeat several times throughout the day to help constrict your blood vessel. This tip is helpful […]

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‘Every person should focus on building a healthy body, mind and soul’

Mother is always the first teacher, who teaches us to be good human beings. Her teachings are always critical, pivotal and supreme in our lives. So, if we want to build a healthy future, first and foremost we need to educate our mothers. The cardinal principle of any healthy state should be to educate and […]

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Do sunglasses really help protect the eyes or are they harmful?

According to Dr Joseph Michael Mercola, an alternative medicine proponent and osteopathic physician, he approaches this issue the same way he approaches optimization of Vitamin D. First of all, the number of evidence suggest that sun exposure can also be beneficial to the eyesight, however, intense UV light striking the eyes for longer time periods […]

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Here’s how to take care of your eyes while driving

Long hours at work and constant use of electronic gadgets hamper one’s visual capabilities. It has been clinically proven that overuse of digital devices has a tremendous impact on your eyesight, with a tendency of developing short-sightedness or near-sightedness (Myopia). With increasing strain on the eyes, there is also a likeliness of facing difficulty while […]

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Here’s why eating leafy greens could help prevent macular degeneration

A new study has shown that eating vegetable nitrates, found mainly in green leafy vegetables and beetroot, could help reduce your risk of developing early-stage age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Researchers at the Westmead Institute for Medical Research interviewed more than 2,000 Australian adults aged over 49 and followed them over a 15-year period. The research […]

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Diwali: Simple precautions for good eye health

Diwali is a festival of lights that brings light into our lives. Eye care is essential during Diwali. Many people can get chronic eye infections; the repercussions of cracker burning at the time of Diwali can be serious sometimes. The smoke that is produced from the crackers can harm one’s eyes and can cause many kinds of […]

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Three eye-related symptoms that could help diagnose Parkinson’s disease

As we all know, Parkinson’s disease is mainly characterised by involuntary movements of the body and loss of control over motor functions. As a neurodegenerative disorder, Parkinson’s disease is due to the loss of brain cells that produce dopamine. And so it’s only natural that anyone who has it will exhibit progressive deterioration of their […]

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