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A Feast for Sore Eyes: Foods that Save Your Eyesight

Posted by on Nov 17, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you are one of nine million Australians who wear glasses or prescription lenses, you are probably resigned to your failing eyesight. A decade-long study of older Australians has shown a direct relationship between the types of food you eat and a reduction in eyesight problems. Lower your chances of needing stronger lenses, by making these changes to your diet. The Evil Eye Certain foods are detrimental to eye health. Resist the urge to gorge on these eyesight killers. Tobacco and alcohol: Optic neuropathy results in blindness, loss of peripheral vision and an inability to distinguish colours. Excessive smoking and drinking have been associated with this condition. Junk food: Highly processed fats such as those found in junk foods contribute to age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a leading cause of blindness in the elderly. Limit your intake and consume healthy...

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4 ways that you can stop snoring

Posted by on Nov 13, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Snoring might seem like a minor ailment, but if left untreated, it can have a major effect on your quality of life and the lives of the people around you. The sound that is heard when people snore is essentially caused by air not being able to pass through the nose and mouth during sleep. In order for your snoring to cease, it is imperative to create an open channel that air can easily pass through so that friction does not occur. If snoring is troubling your life, there are a number of actions you can take to keep this problem under control. Change your sleeping position. If the sound of your snoring is from your mouth and not your nose, this could well be a result of your sleeping position. When you sleep on your back, your tongue...

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What Is Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement?

Posted by on Sep 25, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you have a rotator cuff tear after a shoulder replacement, your doctor will more than likely perform a reverse total shoulder replacement to fix the problem. Below is information about what this is, and how it works. Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement With the traditional shoulder replacement, the ends of the upper part of your arm, also called the humerus, and the shoulder bone, also called the scapula, are capped with artificial surfaces that are lined with either plastic or metal. Cement may be used to hold the joint components in place. With a reverse total shoulder replacement, instead of the ball and socket being replaced, they are reversed in their positions. For example, the socket is put where the ball is, and then the ball is switched over to where the socket is. Reverse shoulder replacement works very...

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