Ease Dry Eyes NATURALLY [Ditch the Drops!]
If you’ve been following the news lately, you likely already know about the devastating situation with eye drops.
If you’ve missed it, here’s the lowdown:
Contaminated eye drops have infected people with an antibiotic-resistant bacterium that’s caused blindness, loss of eyeballs, and for some, death.
It’s led many folks to toss their artificial tears—even if their brand wasn’t one of the ones implicated in the outbreak.
Here’s the good news: You don’t need eye drops to reduce your dry eye symptoms.
Instead, you can fight back with nutrients supporting your body’s production of NATURAL tears.
No one has ever been deficient in eye drops. But plenty of people are missing out on critical nutrients required for healthy tear production.
Two of those include omega-3s and carotenoids.
Evidence indicates that boosting your body’s supply of BOTH can reduce dry eye symptoms.
Scientists have acknowledged that omega-3s have a role in dry eye disease.
People who consume the most omega-3 fats from fish have a 17 percent lower risk of dry eye. Omega-3s are also known to reduce inflammation and improve the function of your meibomian glands, which produce the oily part of your tears.
When these glands function better, dry eye symptoms improve.
Carrots are the most popular veggie for eye health. That’s because they contain carotenoids, which are concentrated in your eyes and help protect them from damage caused by blue light (among other things).
They can also ease intraocular pressure (a factor in glaucoma) and alleviate inflammation.
One particular carotenoid called capsanthin has been shown to ease dry eye symptoms in animal models.
The carotenoid has numerous eye benefits, including:
- easing intraocular pressure
- increasing tear break-up time
- increasing tear volume
- decreasing corneal inflammation
Ultimately, if you’re not removing the CAUSE of your dry eyes, no amount of treatments will help in the long run.
That’s why you MUST reduce your screen time if you’re dealing with this condition. In addition to blasting your eyes with blue light, staring at screens all day reduces blink rates, which increases dry eye.
When you tackle the condition on BOTH fronts, you’re much more likely to get the results you want.
P.S. There are steps you can take to reduce your risk of eye problems AND the deadly risks associated with them. And it starts with THESE four foods.
“Relation between dietary n−3 and n−6 fatty acids and clinically diagnosed dry eye syndrome in women,” The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Volume 82, Issue 4, P887-893, October 2005, DOI:https://doi.org/10.1093/ajcn/82.4.887
“Health Benefits of Polyphenols and Carotenoids in Age-Related Eye Diseases.” Oxid Med Cell Longev. 2019 Feb 12;2019:9783429. doi: 10.1155/2019/9783429. PMID: 30891116; PMCID: PMC6390265.
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