Tag Archives: Eye Health

Your eyes need this

By: Bel Marra Health | Sunday, March 19, 2017 - 07:00 AM
Your eyes need this

Your eye health is largely affected by aging, that’s a fact. But it doesn’t mean that you have to accept vision deterioration as an inevitable part of getting old. A recent study suggests that regular exercise can help improve vision… Read More

Potential effects of marijuana on vision

By: Mohan Garikiparithi | Saturday, December 10, 2016 - 09:30 AM
Potential effects of marijuana on vision

Researchers are exploring the possible effects of marijuana on vision. The researchers found abnormal changes in the eyes’ retina associated with regular use of cannabis. The researchers aimed to explore the effects of marijuana use on the function of retinal… Read More

Glow sticks can pose serious health threats

By: Emily Lunardo | Tuesday, July 05, 2016 - 10:50 AM
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Although glow sticks can be fun for people of all ages, they can pose a serious health risk if they end up breaking. Glow sticks are generally safer than sparklers, but the plastic that surrounds the glowing inside can be… Read More

Zika affects eyes in adults: Study

By: Emily Lunardo | Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 11:00 AM
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Previous reports found that Zika virus can affect the vision of children, but a new study has uncovered that it can also affect the eyes of adults. Doctors in Brazil found that a man infected with Zika virus developed a… Read More

Surprising food helps improve vision

By: Bel Marra Health | Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 08:00 AM
Surprising food helps improve vision banana

You probably heard that if you want to improve your vision you should eat carrots, but a new study has shown that bananas are beneficial for your vision, too. Fruits in general can provide disease-fighting properties and should be part… Read More

The real cause of your failing vision

By: Bel Marra Health | Wednesday, March 23, 2016 - 08:00 AM
The real cause of your failing vision

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the number one cause of vision loss, which can contribute to blindness among seniors. Nearly 20 percent of seniors aged 65 to 75 suffer from AMD and yet much is still unknown about the condition.… Read More

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