French Maritime Pine Bark Supports Healthy Cardiac Function and Eye Health

You may have heard that French Maritime pine bark extract, or Pinus pinaster, can reduce atherosclerosis. Hardening of the arteries is a leading cause of heart attacks and stroke. The middle-aged and seniors are vulnerable to high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and high blood sugar. Diet, exercise, and weight management are important for controlling metabolic … Continue reading “French Maritime Pine Bark Supports Healthy Cardiac Function and Eye Health”

Benefits of Maritime Pine Bark Extract

The effects of extracts of French Maritime pine bark (Pinus pinaster bark extract) have been reviewed in the journal, Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences.  The writers explain the damaging role of free radicals which arise from oxidative processes within the body as well as the damage resulting from inflammation and that many studies have demonstrated that … Continue reading “Benefits of Maritime Pine Bark Extract”

Bilberry & Pine Bark Supplement Mitrogenol Lowers IOP

A nutritional supplement comprised of a patented blend of bilberry and pine bark is marketed as Mitrogenol.  A study published in Clinical Opthamology describes a study of 79 people with raised eye pressure levels.  The intraocular pressure (IOP) of participants who took Mitrogenol decreased by 24%.  Those who took the pharmaceutical eye drop Latanoprost experienced … Continue reading “Bilberry & Pine Bark Supplement Mitrogenol Lowers IOP”

How to Keep Your Brain Healthy–And Your Eyes!

What is the relationship between brain health and eye health as we age? Our brains adapt and form new connections throughout our lives. Nutrition, lifestyle choices, and early detection play major roles in keeping the brain healthy, and the eyes. Find out about Natural Eye Care’s holistic approach to brain and eye health.

Eye Studies Reveal Natural Eye Care Effectiveness

At Natural Eye Care, we view vision health from a whole-body perspective. Eye studies can reveal how to manage the visual system. However, the health of the eyes is connected to overall health. The visual system requires as much as 25% of the nutrients we take into our bodies. The brain needs even more. How … Continue reading “Eye Studies Reveal Natural Eye Care Effectiveness”

Alzheimer’s Disease, Glaucoma and Macular Degeneration: New Research

New research studies have found strong relationships between lifestyle and the aging brain. How can you help prevent or delay Alzheimer’s Disease and other forms of dementia? The eye’s retina is brain tissue. Not surprisingly, researchers have found connections between Alzheimer’s Disease, glaucoma, and lifestyle. What does the new research show? Are nutrition, supplements, exercise, … Continue reading “Alzheimer’s Disease, Glaucoma and Macular Degeneration: New Research”

Vision Empowerment – Part II

In the article, we discussed several essential nutrients for the eye and overall health. This follow-up article focuses on several additional important nutrients: astaxanthin, PUFA’s (polyunsaturated fatty acids), and trehalose. Bird’s Eye View This article examines several nutrients that are important for the eyes and overall health. The nutrients come in many forms, and all … Continue reading “Vision Empowerment – Part II”

CoQ10 Supports Mitochondrial Function in Every Cell

What is CoQ10? Co-enzyme Q10 is an essential nutrient and antioxidant found in every cell in the body. It supports and promotes mitochondrial function essential for cellular energy. It is critical for eye, brain, and heart health. Health conditions like heart disease, brain disorders, diabetes, and cancer have been linked to low levels of CoQ10.1 … Continue reading “CoQ10 Supports Mitochondrial Function in Every Cell”

Glaucoma, IOP, and Herbal Extracts

The most common form of glaucoma is “open-angle” glaucoma, where the eye pressure or IOP remains higher than normal (typically 8-20 mm Hg). Eye doctors also look at changes in peripheral field typically measured with a visual fields test and any changes in the optic nerve such as optic nerve thinning or increased cupping. Ocular … Continue reading “Glaucoma, IOP, and Herbal Extracts”