In the first article of this two part series, I discussed the role of nutrition in nearsightedness as well as the general nutritional principles that govern eye health. In this article I will focus on presbyopia, cataracts and macular degeneration.
In addition to suppressing CoQ10 and possibly causing CHF, the major side-effects of statins include muscle pain and weakness (myopathy), liver and kidney damage,
Q I have always had irregular heartbeats, but they have not caused any problems. I take digoxin [digitalis, a heart drug] and phenindione [an anticoagulant] daily, but I don’t like taking drugs and I am also allergic to aspirin, antihistamines...
Selenium, a trace element, could be an important cancer preventative, a major study has discovered. People given 200 micrograms a day reduced their chances of developing cancer by 39 per cent. ...
Dr John Millward of Bournemouth (WDDTY vol 13 no 6) tells us of the importance of selenium, the lack of which is sometimes misdiagnosed.
Organic vegetables and fruits are usually better, but may not be treasure troves of necessary minerals either. Organic means that no poisonous or commercial fertiliser