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Can-C - A Natural Remedy for Cataracts.

Posted Jan 17 2010 12:40am
How does a nonsurgical cure for cataracts sound? The makers of Can -C eye drops (N-acetylcarnosine) claim to have more than a 80% improvement for all people with cataracts. This is great news for people who want a natural remedy for cataracts and do not want to or cannot have surgery to remove the cataract.

Cataracts are a leading cause of blindness. They can occur at any time in life but and are usually associated with aging. They can be caused by a nutritional disorder such as diabetes or an inflammatory condition of the eye.

Causes of Cataracts

Cataracts are caused by the clouding of the lens of the eye, the part that focuses to allow us to see objects far and near. The clouding is caused by the failure of the body's antioxidant system to deal with free radicals. Proteins in the lens turn yellow and brown and cloud the vision.This process can occur when there is too much sugar in the blood so they are common in people with diabetes. Low blood calcium levels may also contribute.

If you have progressive blurring of your vision, sensitivity to bright lights or see halos around lights you may have cataracts forming. Stress, poor diet, smoking, drugs, exposure to sunlight chemicals and air pollution may also be linked to the formation of cataracts. Researchers have shown that they may also be due to a lack of Vitamin C, an antioxidant and Vitamin B1 (riboflavin) in the lens of the eye.

Previously the only treatment for cataracts was surgical removal but after much research revolving around the antioxidant L-Carnosine as eye drops the form N-acetylcarnosine was found to be the best way of getting it into the eye.

Can-C treatment

A 1% solution of N-acetylcarnosine (Can-C) dropped into the eye twice a day fights free radicals and you should begin to notice some improvement in your vision in 3 months. It is recommended that you carry on the treatment for at least 6 months.

Nutritional Prevention

You will of course have better results if you have adequate nutrients and antioxidants from a very nutritious diet and avoid stress, smoking, trans fats, rancid fats, chemicals and shield your eyes from bright sunlight.

A diet that is rich in Vitamin C, B1, B6, folic acid and calcium can help. Selenium is needed for the body's own antioxidant system to function and a deficiency can contribute to the formation of cataracts. Vitamin E and betacarotene are good antioxidants.A diet high in whole grains, fresh fruit and vegetables, beans & lentils, live yoghurt , nuts & seeds will supply these nutrients.

A diet high in green vegetables and especially spinach is good. Try drinking a fresh vegetable juice or Green Smoothie every day. Make sure 60% of the juice is green. Choose from spinach, kale, chard, lettuce, parsley, dandelion, watercress and broccoli. Add apple or blueberries to sweeten.

Eat more watermelon, avocados, asparagus, spinach, tomatoes, broccoli and garlic, good sources of glutathione, an antioxidant that can prevent the progression of cataracts. Last but not least get some exercise every day.

So you see if you have cataracts forming you don't have to wait until you need surgery. Start using Can-C today. Combined with a good nutritious diet you have a natural remedy for cataracts.
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