Education: Macular Degeneration


You are most likely saying I have not the vaguest ideal what she is saying, and it probably does not sound good. Well your are right it is not good. It is an eye condition which involves the deterioration of the center of the retina. This is the leading cause of blindness in people whom are 65 and older.
Macular degeneration can be caused by light or chemicals exposures. But another culprit is ” free radicals “… ( they are rogue compounds that steal electrons from healthy cells )… Free radicals oxidize fatty acids in cell membranes and in enzyme systems. Whitin the retina of the eye such cell damage can disturb energy production plus the chemical balance og the eye’s fluids.
The antioxidants in your body can counteract this process, but they can not do it fast enough, when the free radical levels are high, or your diet is deficient in antioxidants. That is why a poor diet is a risk factor for macular degeneration.
Herbal remedies are … Bilberry which is a anthocyanoside rich herb and has a strong antioxidant effects…. Another herb is Ginkgo… It is an powerful antioxidant and has shown to improve vision in people with macular degeneration.

Always ask you doctor before self medicate oneself

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