Tag Archives: age-related macular degeneration

Combining frequency specific microcurrent and color therapy in the treatment of macular degeneration

July 16, 2013

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by Dr. Edward C. Kondrot — Age-related macular degeneration (ARMD) is the most common cause of irreversible blindness in people older than 65. As many as one-third of those past 65 will develop this condition. It is a slow, progressive disease that affects the central area of the retina, called the macula. This location in […]

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A window into the health of your eyes

July 2, 2013

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by Annie Porter —  It has been said that the eyes are the windows to the soul. In Chinese medicine, the quality, clarity and brightness of the eyes reflect the health of your shen, which translates to mean your spirit, or the light inside you. If you have ever seen the eyes of a mentally […]

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Butternut squash — Tasty and good for you

November 28, 2012

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by Dorothy Krupnick —  Imagine a vegetable that provides you with good skin integrity, a natural sunscreen, healthy eyes and a powerful antioxidant, all at 82 calories per one-cup serving. Low in sodium and fat-free, the winner is butternut squash. Yes, the hard-skinned squash that always invokes a “what do I do with it?” response […]

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Reversing macular degeneration

November 9, 2012

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by Julia Busch —  The leading cause of blindness in older adults and the most common degenerative condition affecting the retina is age-related macular degeneration (ARMD). It targets the retina’s central portion, the macula, which is responsible for sharp central vision. As the disease progresses, all retinal cells are affected, including connective tissue and blood […]

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Can sleep improve macular degeneration?

September 24, 2012

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by Dr. Edward Kondrot —  Recent studies have indicated that an important factor in maintaining healthy eyesight is the melanin contained in the retinal pigment epithelium of the retina. Researchers have observed that the earliest changes in macular degeneration occur in this layer of the eye. As we age, changes in the pigment layer of […]

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Microcurrent for macular degeneration

July 29, 2012

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by Julia Busch —  The leading cause of blindness in older adults and the most common degenerative condition affecting the retina is age-related macular degeneration (ARMD). It targets the retina’s central portion, the macula, which is responsible for sharp central vision. With its progression, all retinal cells are affected, including connective tissue and blood vessels. […]

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