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Glaucoma: Here Are 5 Habits That Can Prevent You From Suffering This Eye Disease

Glaucoma is a severe eye disease that increases the pressure in the optic nerve. When the pressure builds up too an extreme level, the optic nerve gets damaged and vision becomes a thing of the past. This is a very serious eye problem because the optic nerve is responsible for transmitting information from the eyes to the brain.

But there are certain habits that might help prevent a person from suffering from this eye disease. So, in this article, we are going to have a look at some of the healthy habits that can prevent you from suffering from eye glaucoma. Just sit tight and enjoy this piece whilst learning something new.

What Are The Habits That Can Prevent You From Suffering This Eye Disease?

1. Limit Caffeine Intake; this is because there is evidence that high intake of caffeine has the capability of raising a person's eye pressure. When the eye pressure is high, it can also raise your risks of suffering from glaucoma.

2. Avoid Overexposure to Sunlight; believe it or not, Overexposure to Sunlight has adverse effects on the eyes. This is one of the habits that can raise a person's risk of developing certain eye disease or problems but if you adopt a new habit of preventing constant exposure to Sunlight, it will go a long way in keeping your eyes healthy. If you must do something under the sun, put on sun glasses to protect your eyes from the rays from the sun.

3. Maintain a Healthy Bloody Pressure And also work on other medical conditions you might be suffering from. This is very important because when you are healthy overall, your chances of suffering from glaucoma would be drastically reduced.

4. Conduct Regular eye Examinations; this is another habit you should adopt if you really want to prevent glaucoma. This is because any eye issue that has the potentiality to become glaucoma would be detected early enough and taken care of.

5. Avoid Smoking; this is another habit you should adopt. If you are a heavy smoker, make sure you stop doing so especially if you have a family history of glaucoma for your own good. Smoking on a ge weak note is highly unhealthy as it can cause numerous health problems including glaucoma.

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Source: BrightFocus.Org

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