How to Help Prevent Macular Degeneration

14 August 2015

11 Steps to Help Prevent Macular Degeneration (AMD)

  1. Don’t smoke
  2. Eat plenty of dark, leafy green vegetables, such as spinach, kale or broccali
  3. Take a multivitamin/multimineral supplement unless advised otherwise
  4. If you already have AMD, ask us about one of the available dietary supplements such as Nutrof
  5. Eat oily fish or take a fish oil supplement – some of the AMD dietary supplements contain this
  6. Exercise regularly, and stay at a healthy weight
  7. Eat fruit and nuts daily
  8. Reduce your intake of refined carbohydrates
  9. Keep your blood pressure and cholesterol under control. Regular exercise and weight control can help manage your blood pressure and cholesterol.
  10. Wear appropriate sunglasses outdoors to block UV and blue light that may cause eye damage.
  11. Have regular eye examinations

Excellent information about AMD is available through the website of the <a href="http://www.macularsociety project management collaboration tools.org/about-macular-conditions/Age-related-macular-degeneration” target=”_blank”>Macular Society

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