Cataract Surgery

Could Statin Use Put Your Eyes at Risk?

…try before resorting to statins. Because, quite frankly, cataracts are only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to statin side effects. You May Also Be Interested In: * Foods that control cholesterol * How to eliminate cataracts without surgery

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Quick Relief from Post-Surgery Nausea

Nausea after surgery is a commonplace concern. Fortunately, a simple technique appears to help. The key appears to be deep controlled breathing. Researchers at the University of Connecticut Health Center Hospital were investigating the effects of aromatherapy on post-surgical nausea. They gave patients…

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You CAN Prevent Cataracts

…revealing that cataract patients have lower concentrations of vitamin C in the lens, and with increasing age, the eye becomes less permeable to vitamin C and more vulnerable to damaging UVB radiation from the sun. This chain of events has been implicated in the formation of cataracts. I recommend up…

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Carnosine for Cataracts

If you suffer from cataracts, antioxidants can help lessen the effects of free radical damage to the lens of the eye. One antioxidant that has been shown to be particularly helpful is the compound carnosine. Carnosine is made up of the two amino acids—beta-alanine and L-histidine. It is naturally found…

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Joint Replacement at Younger Ages

…Surgeons (AAOS) presented two different studies showing that the need for hip and knee joint replacement surgery will double within the next 10 years. Currently, more than 700,000 total hip and knee surgeries are performed in the US every year. Unfortunately, there won't be enough orthopedic surgeons available…

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Hachimijiogan for Ailing Vision

…-potassium ATP-ase pump, which helps prevent cataracts. In a study of mice with hereditary cataracts, Hachimijiogan delayed cataract formation by almost 13.9 human years. Rat studies also have showed beneficial effects including delay of diabetes-related cataracts, with improvements in the regulation of sodium…

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Three Foods That Promote Prostate Health

…pomegranate juice can have a significant effect on the recurrence of prostate cancer. The study involved 46 prostate cancer patients who underwent surgery or radiation treatment. Those whose PSA levels were detectable following treatment were given 8 ounces of pomegranate juice daily. The pomegranate…

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Crocs--More Than Comfort

…report that Crocs are a godsend in these cases. Crocs are also perfect shoes following the removal of bunions (bunionectomies) or other types of foot surgery. They fit loosely enough that they can be worn with bandages still on the feet. Crocs are made from a non-porous resin, so they won’t attract and…

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How to Perform a Fecal Transplant

…Control and Prevention, up to 75 percent of patients with Crohn’s disease and 25–30 percent of those with ulcerative colitis end up resorting to surgery. For these severe cases of digestive distress, there’s a very effective procedure that no one wants to talk about. It’s called fecal bacteriotherapy…

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How to Fix a Hiatal Hernia Naturally

…allows the esophagus to go from the throat to the stomach. The only solution is to get your stomach out of the hole. Here’s how you do it without surgery and in a quick morning exercise: * Drink a glass of room temperature or slightly warm water when you get out of bed in the morning. (Skip the coffee…

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Can Sunscreen Do More Harm Than Good?

…sunscreens and other personal care products that contain BP. Endometriosis requires estrogen to develop. When they tested the urine of women who underwent surgery for endometriosis, they found high levels of BP—and higher levels of the chemical was associated with an increased risk. While this study focused…

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Vision Saving Foods

…to become less flexible and possibly more susceptible to cataracts. In addition, quercetin coupled with vitamin C may help reduce sinus congestion, reducing your reliance on anti-histamines which are implicated in the development of cataracts. The power of garlic is well known, but its equally prolific…

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Monitoring Your Vision

…vision syndrome? Have you found a solution that works? You May Also Be Interested In: * How you can eat your way to better vision * You can prevent cataracts * More Dr. Williams advice on vision health

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Triphala for Ailing Vision

…effects throughout the body, including vision. Indians who practice Ayurvedic medicine use Triphala to treat failing vision and protect against cataracts. Its three ingredients are: * Indian gooseberry (Amla in Hindi) has been said to have the highest vitamin C concentration of any known plant. This…

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