In general patients take a daily multivitamin in order to supplement their diet which may or may not meet the necessary requirements for good health. chaussure timberland homme adidas zx 500 In addition, some patients learn about taking higher doses of vitamins in order to prevent certain conditions and illness-so they think! There is some confusion about taking high doses of vitamins and whether they help to avoid cataracts and lower your risk of cataract development. adidas nmd So, are vitamins good or bad for affecting your risk of developing cataracts? vitamins

Research on Cataract Risk & Taking High Dose Vitamins

Researchers reporting in the American Journal of Epidemiology evaluated the risks and benefits of taking either high dose supplements of vitamins C and E or low-dose multivitamins with the risk of developing age related cataract. ugg femme france nike air max 2016 Their study looked at any associations of high-dose supplements of vitamins C and E and low dose multivitamins with the risk of age related cataract in a group of 31,120 men who ranged in age from 45–79 years of age. UGG Maylin timberland homme Their results suggest that the use of high dose-but not low dose-single vitamin C or E supplements may increase the risk of age-related cataract. nike soldes air jordan pour homme pas cher The risk may be even higher among older men, corticosteroid users, and long-term users.

If you or someone you know takes high doses of vitamins or is concerned about their risk of cataracts please call The Eye Clinic of Texas, an affiliate of Houston Eye Associates, at 800-423-3937, visit The Eye Clinic of Texas, Google+ or facebook.com/ecot.lasik.

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What do calcium, osteoporosis and cataracts have to do with each other? Most people are aware that calcium plays an important role in bone health and the occurrence of osteoporosis. But, nike air presto most people are unaware that calcium is also an important factor in cataract formation and development.

Research on Calcium, Osteoporosis & Cataract Development

Researchers reporting in the journal Clinical Ophthalmology shared some interesting information regarding an association between cataracts, cataract surgery and osteoporosis.

 

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The researchers evaluated the association between osteoporosis and cataracts.

First the noted that age, female sex, higher socioeconomic class, smoking, chronic renal failure, air jordan 11 hyperthyroidism, rheumatoid arthritis and inflammatory bowel diseases are all associated with an increased prevalence of osteoporosis. nike air max femme pas cher Then through careful statistical modeling also found that these factors and osteoporosis are ALL associated with an increased prevalence of cataracts.

Thus, they concluded that osteoporosis is associated with the presence of cataracts which may be related to calcium imbalance, adidas superstar femme hormonal abnormalities, https://www.goldufo.com/ffxiv-items botte ugg pas cher and even a shared genetic predisposition.

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What does being overweight or even obese have to do with your risk of developing cataracts? As it turns out, adidas stan smith more than you may think. bns gold Body Mass Index (BMI) is recognized as a well known risk factor for some common diseases, such as diabetes, heart disease and joint problems however the relationship between BMI and risk of cataract is controversial and not completely obvious. chaussure nike cortez chaussures timberland pas cher The World Health Organization (WHO) defines a normal weight with a Body Mass Index (BMI) as18.5-<25 kg/m2, being overweight as BMI of 25-<30 kg/m2, and obesity as BMI of ≥30 kg/m2.

Research of Cataract Risk & BMI

An extensive Meta Analysis and statistical review of BMI and cataracts found that being overweight or obese were significantly associated with an increased risk of cataracts, especially those called “posterior subcapsular cataracts” which typically cause the greatest vision decline. nike air max 90 air jordan en soldes This relationship was independent of sex, alcohol intake, diabetes and hypertension.

If you or someone you know is concerned about cataracts and weight or body mass index (BMI) please share this information with them and ask them to call The Eye Clinic of Texas, an affiliate of Houston Eye Associates, at 800-423-3937, visit The Eye Clinic of Texas , Google+ or facebook.com/ecot.lasik.

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Our health conscious Houston community often asks about ways to reduce their risk of eye diseases such as cataracts. timberland pas cher It may be possible that there is an association between your risk of cataracts and your intake of certain vitamins and antioxidants according to researchers reporting their results in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

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Until now, adidas gazelle pas cher studies have been inconsistent regarding the association between blood antioxidants or vitamins and risk of age-related cataract. By performing a meta analysis of 13 different studies researchers found the lower the level of vitamin E, α-carotene, nike air force 1 lutein and zeaxanthin, the greater the risk of age-related cataract in Asian populations but not in Western populations, nike air max thea whereas β-Carotene, lycopene, adidas superstar and β-cryptoxanthin had no significant association with risk of cataract. While these results look somewhat interesting, the question remains whether increasing intake through dietary supplements actually have any role in decreasing the risk of cataract formation.

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You might be able to reduce your risk of cataracts by moderate exercise such as walking or more vigorous exercise such as running according to a study published in Medicine and Science in Sports by researchers at the Life Sciences Division of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

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Previous studies showed that the risk of cataract formation was found to be lower in runners over time. chaussure asics In this Berkeley study when the incidence of cataracts was adjusted for sex, race, timberland femme age, asics gel lyte 3 education, smoking, and intakes of meat, fruit and alcohol, lower cataract risk was significantly associated with both running and walking with no significant difference in risk reduction between running and walking, air max homme or between men and women. Further, the cataract risk appears to decrease linearly with increasing exercise energy expenditure.

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SmokingGreater Houston patients who are smokers should consider that smoking may increase your risk of developing cataracts according to current research and thought. nike air max 2014 “Pretty much all smokers today understand that there are well documented vascular risks of smoking. asics whizzer Many smokers know that they are also at increased risk of glaucoma and age related macular degeneration. asics gel lyte 3 What may be news to those who smoke is that they are also at increased risk of cataracts,” stated Cataract Surgeon Bernard Milstein, M.D. chaussures ugg femme of The Clinic of Texas with offices serving greater Houston & Galveston.

Patients who are current smokers or who have any history of smoking are at increased risk of getting a cataract according to researchers reporting in Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science. asics pulse soldes The researchers found that the overall current literature suggests that smoking was associated with increased risk of age related cataract, especially nuclear cataract and to some extent posterior sub capsular cataract. They further recommended that additional efforts should be made to confirm these findings and clarify the underlying biological mechanisms. bottes ugg bailey button pas cher A healthy lifestyle and diet are meaningful ways of maintaining eye health and vision-whether lowering your risk of cataracts, keeping the tiny blood vessels in the eye functioning properly or minimizing the associated risks of glaucoma-it’s important to avoid smoking as a lifestyle choice.

If you or someone you know feels they are at risk for cataract development, has a question about cataracts, cataract surgery or lens implants please feel free to schedule an eye exam by calling The Eye Clinic of Texas at 800-423-3937, visit The Eye Clinic of Texas or facebook.com/ecot.lasik to schedule an appointment.

The Eye Clinic of Texas is an affiliate of Houston Eye Associates, the largest ophthalmology clinic in the nation.