Vision problems and eye disease also stem from high blood pressure and high cholesterol. A healthy diet and regular exercise are two of the most important steps you can take to lower both. Make exercise a priority. This is especially important in light of research from the last 10 years that shows exercise is associated with decreased risks for certain eye conditions, as well as offering other surprising benefits. The Glaucoma Research Foundation calls for regular, ongoing exercise, such as walking or jogging, to help reduce eye pressure.
- Explains the effects exercise has on Glaucoma, Cataracts and AMD have on the eyes.
- Details demographics and how they play a part in vision health. Blacks and Hispanics have more issues than whites for example.
- Details many eye health issues and how exercise helps them individually. Promoting 30 mins of exercise a day.
“Eye health is important for quality of life. Regular exercise has many significant benefits, including supporting healthy vision. This is especially true for seniors, who are most at risk for eye disease.”