Natural is better. Organically grown food, solar energy, home remedies that work, and non-GMO products are unarguably better for us. So why shouldn’t our eye care also be natural?
Natural Eye Care for Dry Eyes
Everyone suffers from dry eyes at one point or another. Try these proven natural remedies before rushing to use medicated eye drops or even surgery to correct dry, irritated eyes.
The wonderful thing about the listed remedies is that you can use multiple treatments at once to achieve the maximum desired relief.
TheraLife All-Natural Oral Dry Eye Treatment
TheraLife has an all-natural oral dry eye treatment that works. Every ingredient in TheraLife Eye capsules is natural. All extracts from plants. TheraLife Eye is a patented proprietary formula -clinically tested for two decades.
Natural formulas are more balanced and effective and do not interfere with your current medications or treatments.
Because the ingredients are plant extracts, people who do not eat many vegetables in their diet may have stomach gas for a few days. Typically the gas subsides.
Drink Enough Fluids
Staying hydrated is vital to many bodily organs working at peak proficiency. Suppose the body does not have enough water. In that case, significant organs such as the lungs, brain, and eyes can become dehydrated and function poorly. When the eyes become dehydrated, they can become dry, red, and itchy.
Tears constantly lubricate the eye, and water is vital in tear makeup; staying hydrated with fluids is top on our list.
Reminder: Try to drink at least (8) 8 oz. glasses of water every day.
Get Plenty of Regular Exercises Daily.
Engaging in cardio exercise for 30 minutes every day is proven to increase and improve circulation. Blood circulation delivers vital nutrients to the eyes. Hydration will enhance overall eye health.
Climate has a large part to play in how dry eyes are over some time. The protective fluid covering the eyes can dry out when the climate is dry, leaving the eye surface dry and susceptible to irritation and redness.
When a home uses air conditioning in the summer or heat in the winter, the air can also dry. Investing in a humidifier to keep next to your bed or work area is especially helpful in fighting a dry climate.
Protective Eyewear Outdoors
Just as a dry climate can evaporate the protective fluid layer from the eyes, so can brightly light or wind. Whether skiing, riding in a convertible, or just having fun outdoors, be sure to include some protective Eyewear. Glasses that wrap around the eyes work best when outdoors.
Wear Goggles at Night
Some people sleep with their eyes partially open. To keep the eyes from drying out while you sleep, try goggles, a sleep mask, or eye gels to keep eyelids closed. There are many different styles and materials used for maximum sleep comfort. Try different ones to find the perfect fit for your slumber. As an alternative to goggles, a warm compress at night can help keep the eyes closed and soothe irritated eyes.
A hot compress not only feels pleasing on the eyes but can help clear out any dirt, debris, or crust that can form on the eyelids and lashes over time. The heat from the compress allows circulation to improve and the tiny muscles around the eyes to relax. Patients who suffer from meibomian gland dysfunction or blepharitis find that a warm compress applied 2 to 3 times a day help to relieve symptoms is often effective.
Be sure that your compress is clean before applying it to the eyes. For blepharitis or MGD ( clogged oil glands), a hot washcloth is not good enough.
Using a compress can also bring relief to crusty, red, irritated, or puffy eyes. These symptoms are typically a sign of blepharitis.
After loosening up the dirt and debris from the eyes, try cleaning the eyes using a keeps mites, dirt, and debris from collecting on the lashes, lids, and outer vision. We highly recommend Avenova.
Get Plenty of Sleep
Studies have shown that getting enough sleep not only helps the bodywork as intended, but it allows you to live longer. An active adult should get at least 7 to 8 hours of sleep per night. Many people who work long hours and don’t allow their bodies to rest noticed that their vision is also affected, and they feel unwell.
The eyes use tiny muscles constantly when we are awake to focus, move, and blink. These muscles become fatigued over time and need to rest during sleep. If you cannot get enough sleep, try closing your eyes for several minutes to allow the muscles to relax.
Cucumber Slices to Reduce Inflammation
A known treatment for reducing puffy eyes, cucumber slices have been used for many years at high-end spas to make patrons look and feel younger.
When resting the eyes after a long day of work, try placing a couple of cool cucumber slices over your lids. You will find that this not only reduces puffiness but reduces redness and dryness.
Eat Oily Fish
Omega-3 fatty acids are essential in a well-rounded diet. Eating a sufficient amount of oily fish, such as tuna or salmon, at least two times per week provides the body with the nutrients to help relieve dry eyes. If you cannot eat oily fish regularly, try taking a supplement containing omega-3 fish oil.
Be aware that not all supplements are created equal. Only molecularly purified, natural fish oil such as the type found in TheraLife Omega 3 Fish Oil capsules yield the best results.
Natural Oral Dry Eye Treatments
Artificial tears, eye drops, when used frequently, wash away the natural lubricants your eyes produce—making your eyes drier and drier. When this happens, seek natural oral treatments for dry eyes that help you restore your tear functions for dry eye relief.
Avoid These Common Mistakes
Overuse Eye Drops
Whether over-the-counter or prescription drops, frequent use of eye drops can be harmful to the eyes. The protective layer of fluid that covers the eyes is made up not only of water, but mucus, proteins, and lipids that thicken the tears and keep them from quick evaporation. Using eye drops on a long-term basis can train the eyes to produce fewer tears, leading to even drier eyes. When this happens, look for all-natural oral dry eye treatments.
Staring at a computer screen for hours a day can cause havoc on the entire body. Hunched shoulders, painful lower back issues, and dry eyes are just a few of the side effects of sitting in front of a monitor all day. Since computers are a part of our daily lives, avoiding them is often impossible.
For those who find themselves in this situation,
- Try to move around once every five minutes by turning, twisting, or stretching.
- Take a stand-up break every thirty minutes. Many companies invest in desks that move up and down to allow workers to stand or sit while working.
- Look away from the screen and stare at something far off once every ten minutes.
- Don’t forget to blink! When people are looking at a computer screen, they don’t blink as much. Blinking allows the tear film to redistribute and cover the ocular surface.
Foods that are overly processed, such as white bread, refined sugar, and margarine, should be avoided when suffering from dry eyes. Instead, try less processed foods such as fresh fruits and vegetables, organic whole wheat bread, and green tea to help the body bolster its ability to function correctly.
Don’t Forget the Nutrients.
Through a unique proprietary and all-natural formula certified by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, TheraLife Eye capsules – clinically proven to help those with chronic dry eyes find relief. When added with other natural remedies, the results are astounding! TheraLife has a complete line of all-natural supplements and supplies to help you find your way back to comfortable, pain-free eyes.
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