The eyes indicate the antiquity of the soul. –Ralph Waldo Emerson
The eyes are windows to the soul, so it essential to take good care of them.
Like most preventative care, ensuring your eyes stay in shape as long as possible is a multistep process. This involves managing a well-balanced diet, UV protection, as well as avoiding certain external strains. The cautionary thing about eye health is that it tends to become worse rather than better over time.
The following steps will ensure that you are maximizing the quality of your eyesight for as long as possible:
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Cancer is one of the scariest words in the medical field.
With no simple or painless treatment options or cures available, this disease nothing short of a scary cloud looming in the distance. With a broad range of risk factors and genetic predispositions, no one is safe from developing this life-changing condition. Like for all medical conditions, prevention is often times infinitely easier than a cure.
So, how does one ensure that they are lowering their risk for developing cancer as much as possible?
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Sleep Apnea is a chronic disorder in which an individual has irregular breathing during sleep.
This breathing irregularity occurs at intraverbals, typically lasting seconds to minutes. Although this habit seems negligible, it prevents an effective, healthy sleep pattern from occurring. This results in extreme daytime fatigue, moodiness, and sometimes, even depression.
Since this condition, that nearly 18 million Americans are projective to have, occurs during sleep, it is extremely tricky to diagnose. Individuals can go a very long time without even realizing they have sleep apnea, and struggle to find the cause of their endless exhaustion. Even doctors have a hard time diagnosing sleep apnea, as there are no physical indicators that one has the condition.
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Lupus is a serious chronic inflammatory
that affects many different organs such as the kidneys, lungs, and even the brain.
Lupus occurs when an individual’s immune system attacks its own tissues, making it an autoimmune disease. It is estimated that up to as many as 1.5 million people are affected by lupus. Because so many systems in the body are damaged from this condition, it can be extremely uncomfortable and difficult to manage. The complications from lupus vary from kidney failure, an increased risk of pneumonia, anemia, strokes and more. It is also important to note that developing lupus also increases one’s risk of cancer.
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