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Luis lewis


12/25/2012

Is wine good for glaucoma ?

I heard somebody said that wine is good for glaucoma. Is this true? How?
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  • Alexia charles

    12/26/2012

    Yes, it is true that the suitable amount of wine will be good for the glaucoma. However, drinking too much wine will be bad for the health. Wine has the dual role to the health of human body. Moderate drinking can relieve fatigue, and increased sense of pleasure. It can especially reduce coronary heart disease, stroke and cardiovascular disease's chance of developing the disease. On the other hand, too much drinking wine will cause a variety of system lesions and the life of the accident. If you have the glaucoma, you'd better protect the eyes through the medical care and treat the eyes carefully. You could drink small amount of wine to moderate your state to make the eye pressure stable. You'd better not take the plane during you have the glaucoma which will affect the eyes recovery.
  • emptybot

    12/27/2012

    Generally speaking, glaucoma is a condition of the eye that occurs as a result of your eye pressure. And in common, drinking wine or other alcoholic beverages does not appear to increase your risk for having glaucoma damage. On the contrary, alcohol may reduce your eye pressure for a small period of time. So, in long term, it can not be helpful. Anyway, you should know that wine and other forms of alcohol will only provide a periodic reduction.
  • walker626

    12/31/2012

    There is actually an improvement in symptom with an appropriate amount of wine. Glaucoma will lead to visual loss and narrow field of vision and even blindness. However, wine drinks is helpful if taken in moderation. Because it can improve the osmotic pressure of blood, thus achieve effect of bring high intraocular tension down. Nevertheless, be sure to keep in mind to cannot be drink excessively for the sake of your body.
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