Macular-Degeneration

Prevent Macular Degeneration

There's no question that macular degeneration can be one of the scariest changes we can experience when it comes to eye health, since it can result in functional blindness. In a nutshell, the macula is the "bulls eye," or center, of the retina. It records the images you see and sends them via the optic…

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5 Top Heart Health Mistakes

…and pancreatic cancer, smoking is one of the heart disease risk factors. It can cause heart disease and a three-fold increase in age-related macular degeneration (AMD, the leading cause of blindness). The lethal chemicals in cigarettes (and marijuana) can precipitate coronary arterty spasm, as well life…

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Protect Your Vision with Fish

Whether we notice the subtle changes or not, about nine million of us over the age of forty have some signs of age-related macular degeneration (AMD). In fact, like cataracts AMD is one of the leading causes of blindness. That’s why I’m always on the lookout for any natural ways to protect our vision…

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5 Foods to Eat (or Avoid) for Healthy Aging

…. 3. Up Your Intake of Blueberries: Blueberries are extraordinarily rich in “age-defying” flavonoids. These flavonoids help to prevent macular degeneration and have enormous positive effects on aging brain cells. In fact, research on aging rats showed that consuming blueberries in their feed resulted…

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A New Reason Toast to 2012 With a Glass of Red Wine

…various human cancer cells in laboratory experiments. * It protects against fragile, leaky blood vessels that are involved in age-related macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy—major causes of vision loss. What’s the best way to get your daily dose of resveratrol? While an occasional glass…

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