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5 Health Problems Related to Insomnia

5 Health Problems Related to Insomnia

Posted by Gary Gendron

Approximately 50 to 70 million Americans suffer from sleep disorders which can have a profound effect on daily functioning and even public health. Sleep loss refers to getting less than 7 to 8 hours per night. Although there are about ninety different sleep disorders, most display these symptoms: excessive daytime sleepiness, difficulty initiating or maintaining sleep, or abnormal movements or sensations during sleep. Continue reading “5 Health Problems Related to Insomnia” »


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What You May Not Know about Macular Degeneration

Posted by Gary Gendron

Did you know that Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is an incurable disease affecting over 10 million Americans age 55 and over?
According to the National Institutes of Health, more Americans experience AMD than cataracts and glaucoma combined.

It is caused when the central part of the retina, called the macula, degenerates or deteriorates. This leads to “blind spots” near the center of vision which can grow with time, interfering with everyday activities, reading, writing, seeing faces, cooking or any type of close-up work. Continue reading “What You May Not Know about Macular Degeneration” »


Study Shows EFAs Lubricate Dry Eyes

Study Shows EFAs Lubricate Dry Eyes

Posted by Gary Gendron

Keratoconjunctivitis sicca, more commonly known as dry eye syndrome (DES) is one of the main reasons for ophthalmic visits. It will affect most Americans at one time or another due to age, environment, medication or computer and contact lens use. While eye drops or tear substitutes have been the conventional treatment, research now shows newer approaches may be able to target the underlying cause.

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