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Natural Treatment for Dry Eyes

08/15/2022 | 7 min. read

Dr. Rudrani Banik

Dr. Rudrani Banik

Are you bothered by dry, irritated eyes? Dr. Banik shares the best natural treatments for dry eyes.

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Dr. Rudrani Banik

Dr. Rudrani Banik

Macular degeneration is the leading cause of blindness. Dr. Banik reveals how to prevent it and slow its progression.

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Best Foods for Eye Health

08/14/2022 | 5 min. read

Dr. Rudrani Banik

Dr. Rudrani Banik

Nutrition plays a key role in eye health. Dr. Banik reveals the best foods for eye health and the prevention of common vision disorders.

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Dr. Julian Whitaker

Dr. Julian Whitaker

Diabetic retinopathy is a common complication and a leading cause of vision loss. Dr. Whitaker reveals how to prevent it and slow its progression.

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Dr. Julian Whitaker

Dr. Julian Whitaker

What causes conjunctivitis? When should you see a doctor? Do natural treatments for pink eye help? Dr. Whitaker answers your questions.

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Dr. Julian Whitaker

Dr. Julian Whitaker

Dr. Whitaker advises how to prevent and treat macular degeneration, which is the leading cause of vision loss in older adults.

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Bilberry’s Benefits for Your Eyes

07/06/2022 | 4 min. read

Dr. Julian Whitaker

Dr. Julian Whitaker

Bilberry's benefits on night vision are legendary, but Dr. Whitaker reveals it is most beneficial for eye strain, dryness, glaucoma, and more.

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Dr. Julian Whitaker

Dr. Julian Whitaker

Saffron is more than a cooking spice. Dr. Whitaker reveals the benefits of saffron supplements for your eyes, mood, stress-related symptoms, and more.

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Natural Treatments for Glaucoma

01/10/2022 | 5 min. read

Dr. Julian Whitaker

Dr. Julian Whitaker

Glaucoma is incurable, yet treatable. Dr. Whitaker reveals natural treatments for reducing eye pressure and preserving vision.

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Dr. Stephen Sinatra

Dr. Stephen Sinatra

Did you know there’s a strong connection between your heart and eye health? Dr. Sinatra reveals the best nutrients and foods for healthy vision.

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How To Improve Vision Naturally

11/23/2021 | 6 min. read

Healthy Directions Staff Editor

Interested in learning how to improve vision naturally? Curious about what factors may impact eye health? Healthy Directions has your primer.

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Dr. Drew Sinatra

Dr. Drew Sinatra

Digital devices enrich our lives in many ways, but as Dr. Drew Sinatra explains, excessive screen time can have adverse health effects.

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Dr. David Williams

Dr. David Williams

Dr. Williams discusses the benefits of LED light therapy, and particularly LED's effects on eyes.

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Saffron for Eye Health…and More

06/13/2021 | 3 min. read

Dr. Julian Whitaker

Dr. Julian Whitaker

Dr. Whitaker explains the benefits of saffron for eye health, mood, sleep, and more.

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Can Lutein Boost Brain Health?

04/26/2021 | 5 min. read

Dr. Julian Whitaker

Dr. Julian Whitaker

Dr. Whitaker reveals how to get enough lutein, a nutrient that benefits your eyes and brain, and enhances cognitive function.

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Podcasts

Dr. Drew Sinatra

Dr. Drew Sinatra

In this week’s episode of Be HEALTHistic, Drs. Stephen and Drew Sinatra welcome Dr. Rudrani Banik — a board-certified ophthalmologist, fellowship-trained neuro-ophthalmologist, and functional medicine expert. Dr. Rani specializes in migraines, treats a wide spectrum of conditions affecting vision, and understands the complex connections between the eye and the brain. First, Dr. Rani explains her fascination with the eye and why she became interested in functional medicine. She shares how diet and lifestyle changes transformed her own health, and how she applies functional medicine with her patients. Then, Dr. Rani discusses the specific nutrients and supplements that are most beneficial for eye health, and which foods are the best sources. Next, the doctors discuss the leading causes of vision loss — cataracts, glaucoma and macular degeneration — and what you can do to prevent these issues as you age. Dr. Rani talks about her new book on macular degeneration, and what you can do to support your eye health and avoid the condition. Finally, she shares her “pearl” of wisdom about the blue light exposure we’re all experiencing due to increased screen time. Don’t miss this important and informative episode of Be HEALTHistic!

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