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Underestimated eye health

by Neha chaudhary

The eye is not just a sensory organ but also one of God’s best gifts to our body, making our lives colorful with the help of vision. The eyes work as the windows of our body. Doctors can estimate many health issues just by taking a glance into your eyes. Diseases like high B.p, Liver issues, Cholesterol, glaucoma, diabetes, cataracts, and various blood diseases.

Many brain functions need healthy eyesight. Good vision is important in ensuring that a child develops fully in school and in the community. It is very important to take care of children’s eyes – the eye is still developing during childhood so if the problems are treated in the early stages as soon as possible, they can make a huge difference. Good vision is helpful to the improvement of athletic skills, better driving skills, improved learning, and much more day-to-day needful to live the life at its best.

Symptoms of an Eye Problem

Red Eyes or burning sensation: – Redness in the eye can be caused by many different conditions and injuries that can lead to irritation, swelling, and vision loss.

Night Blindness


Light Sensitivity

Floaters weakening of eye muscles

Flashes of black or white spot visions

Dry Eyes or excess watery eyes, Excessive Tearing, etc

Blurred vision

Swelling of eyes

There are various causes of eye diseases, and a few of them we cannot control like any accident, age-related factors, pollution, etc. While diet is an important factor that can help us to overcome the situation and sometimes even prevent it as well.

Conditions like diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration, glaucoma, and cataracts, can impact your eyes. Adding powerful minerals, vitamins, and antioxidants improves our vision and eye health.

Important vitamins like Vit A, Vit C, B complex, thiamine, and carotenoids lutein and zeaxanthin, omega 3 fatty acids, zinc, copper, etc

Here are a few food choices for eye health improvements

  • Fish
  • Green leafy vegetables like kale, spinach
  • Carrot
  • Dairy like Egg, milk, curd, etc
  • Dry fruits like almonds, dates, walnuts
  • Peas, beans
  • Fruits like apple, oranges, kiwi, berries, etc
  • Bell peppers, red pepper
  • Millets

Other than diet the following suggestions should also be kept in mind

  • Proper hydration
  • Proper sleep
  • Regular morning walks or exercises
  • Weight management
  • Avoid smoking and excess alcohol intake
  • Manage blood sugar
  • Regular interval check-ups

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