Really, what can’t exercise do? Hand-in-hand with a nutritious diet, exercise is the golden ticket to a healthy life and disease prevention. The amount of health advice flowing from exercise is enormous. In a new bit of health news, we find that physical activity may protect your vision.
The target here is glaucoma, one of the biggest contributors to vision loss in society today. According to a new study, higher levels of physical exercise appear to have a long- term beneficial impact on low ocular perfusion pressure (OPP) — which is an important risk factor for glaucoma.
In this way, exercise helps protect your eyes from disease.
Researchers examined the relationship between physical activity and current OPP in 5,650 men and women aged 48 to 90. Using a detailed self-administered health Continue reading