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Are There Any Drugs Or Dietary Habits That Causes Eye Floaters
Are there any vitamins or supplements/herbs that can cause dry eye syndrome? Please list them if there are.
Perhaps some help: The National Eye Institute, in "Facts About Dry Eye" identifies prescription medications such as antihistamines, decongestants, anti-depressants as frequent causes of dry eye, but makes only the broad statement "both excessive and insufficient dosages of vitamins can contribute to dry eye." Anti-oxidant/fish oil sources are promoted as helpful, as is vitamin E, evening primrose oil, flax seed ...Read more
Eye floaters: None that i know of.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is there any food, medication or sickness that increase number of eye floaters? What about massaging eyeballs or dehydration?
Are there any conditions other than macular degeneration that cause lines to look wavy in your vision?
Probably none: In the first world, there is an adequate supply of every vitamin and nutritional need in the typical diet. So vision and hearing do fine and it would take an extreme diet to disturb these. You might needs supplements for other health conditions but they will not help these systems. ...Read more
No: Astigmatism results from asymmetric curvature of the cornea. Influenced by variety of factors, including size and shape of the eyeball, position of eyelids, bone structure around eye, age, stiffness of cornea, use of contact lenses, even excessive eye rubbing or pressure on the eyeball at night from sleeping face down. Usually vision correctable w glasses, contacts or lasik. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are there any environmental factors that could worsen or cause macular generation/retinal detachment? Is mobile phone use in dark one of them? PC use?
Heck yes: Acutely you can develop Wernicke's disease, which in extreme cases can be fatal. Chronic alcohol abuse can burn out just about every part of your nervous system: Alcoholic myopathy (muscle), alcoholic neuropathy (nerves), alcoholic myelopathy (spinal cord), alcoholic cerebellar degeneration, and Korsakov's amnestic dementia (brain). The last one can cause some really entertaining confabulation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
None are effective: There are no vitamins, herbs, supplements, nor foods that are proven to slow hair loss or improve hair growth. Maintaining a balanced diet of healthy foods, and taking 1 "multivitamin + minerals" tablet each day, should keep a person in normal, good nutritional status... so his scalp and hair should be as healthy as they can be. A doctor can evaluate unusual hair loss for hormonal problems, etc... ...Read more
No none reported: No there is no report of any vitamin or herb causing diabetese. ...Read more
Yes: Vitamin a is necessary for adequate night vision. B vitamins, vit. C & antioxidants protect against cataracts. Vit c, d, beta carotene, vit e & zinc slow progression of macular degeneration. Flavonoids like lutein, zeaxanthin & anthocyans are also beneficial. Even mainstream ophthamologists often recommend supplements for eye health. See http://www.Allaboutvision.Com/over60/nutrition.Htm. ...Read more
No there hasn't: As far as I know. This would require a double blinded prospective study of significant # of men, 1/2 who consumed aspartane on regular basis & 1/2 who don't. Can see no reason why phimosis could be caused by aspartane. Would seriously question anyone who has made such claims. Unfortunately, there are all too many false assertions made about such occurrences i.e. from vaccines. Always question! ...Read more
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