Protect Your Eyes During Allergy Season

Allergy season is once again upon us, causing many people a great deal of discomfort, including eye irritation and redness. According to conservative estimates, more than one in five Americans has allergies, and the number rises every year. And to compound the problem, researchers have noted that due to climate change, allergy season will be … Continue reading “Protect Your Eyes During Allergy Season”

Vitamins & Supplements for Special Diets & Allergies

Vitamins taken as a dietary supplement are a common and powerful form of prevention in fighting countless eye diseases and maintaining overall eye health. But if you have special dietary needs or must avoid certain allergens, finding the right supplements can be a challenge. At Natural Eye Care, we carry supplements in a wide variety … Continue reading “Vitamins & Supplements for Special Diets & Allergies”

Acupuncture Relieves Depression, Allergies, Eye Disease

Depression often emerges in post-menopausal women, but a new study out of Norway shows that many women find relief through regular acupuncture sessions. Previous research found a connection between the occurrence of hot flashes and the emergence of depression, so this study focused on 72 women suffering from sever hot flashes.  At the start of … Continue reading “Acupuncture Relieves Depression, Allergies, Eye Disease”

Blood Tests For Food Allergies in Children May Result in False Positives

Blood tests for food allergies in children may not be as reliable as you think. According to a study published in the Journal of Pediatrics 84 – 93% of foods that had been avoided due to blood test results could be reintroduced after passing “food challenges.”  Source: This is not to say that we … Continue reading “Blood Tests For Food Allergies in Children May Result in False Positives”

Fall Babies More Likely To Develop Food Allergies

Babies due in October or November are twice as likely to have allergies to common foods like milk and eggs. It’s not necessarily related to their birth dates, however, but rather the time of year when they are at 11 weeks gestation.  The high levels of tree pollen present when babies in utero are just … Continue reading “Fall Babies More Likely To Develop Food Allergies”

Dry Eyes, Computer Screens, and Meibomian Gland Dysfunction (MGD)

Dry eyes are among the most prevalent issues reported by our customers and patients. Women experiencing perimenopause and menopause frequently have dry eyes. However, it is increasingly observed across all age groups, largely attributable to prolonged use of digital devices such as computers, laptops, tablets, and smartphones. 1 2 This extended screen time alters blinking … Continue reading “Dry Eyes, Computer Screens, and Meibomian Gland Dysfunction (MGD)”

Natural Anti-Aging: Fight Neurological Disease

Aging Strains the Brain The proportion of the elderly is increasing rapidly worldwide in recent decades with rapid socio-economic development. In 2019, there were 1 billion people aged 60 years and older. It is estimated that this number will increase to 1.4 billion by 2030, and to 2.1 billion by 2050. The proportion of the … Continue reading “Natural Anti-Aging: Fight Neurological Disease”

Molecular Hydrogen for Macular Degeneration, Cataracts, and Diabetic Retinopathy

Molecular Hydrogen is gaining popularity as a therapy for everything from skin problems to eye disease to arthritis to cancer. Is molecular hydrogen the latest supplement craze? Or is there merit to using this therapy? Find out how it works, and look at the research. The Smallest Molecule Has Advantages Hydrogen is the very first … Continue reading “Molecular Hydrogen for Macular Degeneration, Cataracts, and Diabetic Retinopathy”

Oxidative Stress, Vision and Overall Health

Chronic stress is a common problem in modern living. Work, finances, relationships, and general anxiety are just a few causes. Over time, stress can harm your health. Vision problems and brain diseases can be caused or aggravated by stress. How does stress tie in with free radical damage and antioxidants? What can you do to … Continue reading “Oxidative Stress, Vision and Overall Health”