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Cardiovascular Diseases and the Eyes

Cardiovascular Diseases and the Eyes

One of the most interesting features of cardiovascular disease is that symptoms are not only present in the body. You may experience symptoms in the eyes as well. In fact, current research suggests that cardiovascular disease may be spotted early during a regular eye exam. This is because symptoms of the condition can appear in […]

Yoga for Eye Health

Our eyes are some of our most used organs. In fact, over half of the brain’s tissues are related to vision. So much of the information our brains get about the world is visual. That means our eyes are critical to how we interpret our surroundings, make decisions, and build perspectives. Our eyes are under […]

Vitamins and Nutrients That Help Relieve Stress on Eyes

How does your body feel when you’re stressed? Maybe you’re approaching a deadline you aren’t ready for, or maybe your relationship isn’t where you want it to be. Life is full of stress; the moment you get a grasp on one cause, another one creeps up. Unfortunately, your body takes a lot of punches when […]

Natural Eye Compresses and Washes

Between work, soccer practice, dinner dates, and PTA meetings, life can be stressful. Our mind’s natural reaction to stress is to push it way, way down. Out of sight out of mind, right? This is just the way our brain helps us cope with stress. It protects us from thinking about it so that we […]

Is Your Eyesight Affected by Your Migraines and Headaches?

Many of us have had a migraine or a headache that was just so painful that it seemed to affect our eyesight. Though we may have just brushed it off as these vision symptoms “being in our head”, the truth is migraines and headaches have a significant impact on our eyesight. Headaches and migraines (especially […]

Birth Control Pills May Increase Risk of Glaucoma

Birth control pills are widely used in the United States, but now new research is linking the usage of the birth control pills to an increased risk of glaucoma. Birth control pills are used as a pregnancy prevention measure and work by putting hormones (estrogen and progestin) into the woman’s system. These hormones keep the […]

The Cause of Baggy Eyes and Treatment Methods

Do you find you’re starting out your day by looking in the mirror and noticing the huge dark circles under your eyes? No doubt it can spur you to throw out the mirror altogether. The fact is that the presence of these baggy, dark circles can actually ruin your day. Nine out of 10 people […]

What Your Eyes Do When You Sleep

We’ve mentioned the dangers of not getting enough sleep in other posts. However, we didn’t really get into what sleep actually was or how it can help our vision. If you are like many people you probably think that your eyes are still and relaxed during sleep, during part of your sleep period this would […]

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