YOUR EYESIGHT DETERIORATES WITH AGE. STUDIES HAVE SHOWN THAT AMD (OR AGE-RELATED MACULAR DEGENERATION) IS A CONDITION THAT MOST CAUCASIAN WOMEN HAVE IN THEIR FIFTIES.
Beside age, there are many more causes of eyesight loss, like the choice of lifestyle that can either improve or damage your eyesight.
If you are suffering from macular degeneration, here are some healthy lifestyle choices that can help you prevent the condition by easily incorporating some certain ingredients in your everyday diet.
A research from the Harvard Medical School has implied that reducing the level of cholesterol can contribute to preventing the risk of advancing macular degeneration. Age-related macular degeneration means that under the retina there is an accumulation of fat deposit. This is the reason why blurriness or blindness occur in the focus of your vision. In the Harvard study, high dosage of Lipitor, a medicine which decreases the levels of cholesterol, was given to 23 subjects with ARMD.
The fat deposits withdrew and the vision clarity improved in ten of the subjects of the study.
Garlic has an important role in reducing cholesterol. The Annals of Internal Medicine reported that consuming only half a clove of garlic a day can notably decrease cholesterol levels. The substances that the garlic contains can help hinder cholesterol synthesis.
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