Macular Degeneration

The Blinding Truth About Aspirin

…medical records of 2,389 patients spanning a 15-year period. They compared regular aspirin use to the development of neovasular age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of blindness in Americans over the age of 60. Out of the 2,389 patients, 257 (10.8 percent) used aspirin on a regular…

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Vision Saving Foods

…sugar, fending off chronic degenerative diseases like adult-onset (type II) diabetes as well as cardiovascular disease. Eggs can help prevent macular degeneration; in fact, eating egg yolks significantly increases levels of the carotenoids zeaxanthin and lutein in the bloodstream, as do dark green leafy…

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Safe Alternatives to NSAIDs

…tract, which can lead to ulcerations that can actually be life threatening. It could be bleeding in the retina of the eye, which can lead to macular degeneration. Or it can be bleeding of the gums. And one of the latest findings out of Holland shows that taking aspirin on a regular basis increases the…

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