Is Your Office AC Unhealthy?

Is Your Office AC Unhealthy?

  There is considerable proof mounting that your workplace AC is one of the big reasons your office is making you sick. …….so stops blaming your work. AC is a big contributing factor to the sick-building syndrome (SBS). According to the study, people working in office buildings with central air conditioning had more symptoms of illness than others. Cold discomfort- Long-term exposure to a low temperature environment affects the joints and muscles, often leading to neck and back stiffness, pain in the waist and limbs, hands and feet, etc. It…

Protecting Your Eyes Agianst Cataracts And Age-Related Degeneration

Protecting Your Eyes Agianst Cataracts And Age-Related Degeneration

In today’s world, the medical science has the evidence to make solid decisions about nutritional supplements and avoiding eye disease. These recommendations also apply to those who already have cataracts or macular degeneration and desire to slow down those processes. In the clinical practice, it has markedly aggressive with the macular degenerative patients because they want to see actually reverse for some of the damage that oxidative stress has caused. First of all, it is critical for all of us to protect our eyes from the damaging high-energy sunrays that…

Winter Allergic Asthma Challenges

Winter Allergic Asthma Challenges

Dealing with Seasonal Allergic Asthma You may not think of winter as being a season for allergic asthma, but it all depends on what your particular allergy and asthma triggers are. There are definitely certain allergens, as well as irritants, that are more likely to present problems during the winter months, when colder weather forces you to be cooped up indoors for more hours each day. And, before you know it, you’re dealing with sneezing, wheezing and coughing once again. Common winter allergy and asthma symptoms can include: Sneezing Nasal stuffiness Runny nose Itchy, watery, burning eyes…

DEFECTS OF THE EYE

DEFECTS OF THE EYE

  There are many eye related problems and defects of the eye, the main few are briefly discussed below:   Defects of the eye: Myopia: (nearsightedness) This is a defect of vision in which far objects appear blurred but near objects are seen clearly. The image is focused in front of the retina rather than on it usually because the eyeball is too long or the refractive power of the eye’s lens too strong. Myopia can be corrected by wearing glasses/contacts with concave lenses these help to focus the image on the…

Xerophthalmia-A Major Eye Problem Found In India

Xerophthalmia-A Major Eye Problem Found In India

Xerophthalmia  refers to the eye manifestations (signs) arising due to vitamin A deficiency. Blindness, resulting as a result of xerophthalmia, is an important public health problem in india. It is estimated that about a quarter of the 15 million blind persons in the country are due to xerophthalmia. Although vitamin A deficiency may become apparent at all ages, the preschool child (in the 3rd or 4th year of life) is the most frequent victim of this debilitating disorder. CLINICAL FEATURES OF XEROPHTHALMIA- The clinical manifestations in xerophthalmia pertain to changes…