NATURAL, COMMON-SENSE STRATEGIES TO HELP PROTECT HEALTHY VISION
Making some lifestyle changes is the best way to protect vision. Consider the following common-sense strategies which help maintain healthy vision:
1. QUIT SMOKING
Smoking increases the production of free radicals, which in turn increases the risk of decreased vision.
2. TAKE CARE OF YOUR CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM
Obstructions in the blood flow and high blood pressure negatively affect the miniscule blood vessels on the retina. To maintain healthy blood pressure, you should avoid fructose at any cost. In fact, according to a research by Dr. Richard Johnson, chief of the division of kidney disease and hypertension at the University of Colorado, consuming 74 grams fructose on a daily basis increases the risk of having high blood pressure.
3. NORMALIZE YOUR BLOOD SUGAR
Hindered ability to focus excessive sugar in the blood pulls out fluid from the lens of your eyes. Consequently, the blood vessels in the retina may be damaged and the blood flow restricted. Continue reading…