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Myopia or short-sightedness refers to the inability to see far-off objects clearly. It is a widely prevalent condition.
Myopia begins with blurred vision, particularly with regard to far-off objects. The blackboard at school, the screen in a
cinema hall, or the TV screen may look blurred and the eyes of the sufferer may start watering due to strain. There may be
itching and heaviness in the eyes, and the patient may suffer from a mild headache.
The three chief causes of myopia are mental strain, wrong food habits, and improper blood and nerve supply. Mental strain
puts a corresponding physical strain on the eyes, and their muscles and nerves.Other causes of this eye disorder are
reading in dim light or in too glaring a light; reading in moving trains, buses or cars; watching too much television and films;
and excessive reading.
|Home Remedies for Defective Vision with Vitamin A:
The intake of vitamin A is of utmost importance for improving vision. The best sources of this vitamin are raw spinach, turnip
tops, milk cream, cheese, butter, tomatoes, lettuce, carrots, cabbage, soya beans, green peas, fresh milk, oranges, and dates.
Natural Defective Vision Cures with Liquorice:
Another effective remedy for myopia is liquorice. Half a teaspoon of powder of the root, mixed with an equal quantity of honey
and half the quantity of ghee, should be given twice daily with a cup of milk on an empty stomach for the treatment of this
Natural Cures for Defective Vision using Chicory:
The herb chicory or endive is extremely valuable in defective vision due to myopia. It contains food elements which are
constantly needed by the optic system. It is one of the richest sources of vitamin A which is very useful for the eyes. The
addition of juices of carrot, celery, and parsley to chicory juice makes it a highly nourishing food for the optic nerve and the
muscular system. It can bring amazing results in correcting eye defects. Half a litre to one litre of this combination, taken daily,
has frequently corrected eye troubles in the course of a few months to the extent that normal vision was regained, making the
wearing of spectacles unnecessary. The formula proportions considered useful in this combination are 200 ml of carrot juice,
150 ml of celery juice, 75 ml of endive juice and 75 ml of parsley juice to make half a litre of this combination.
Sit on a bench facing the sun with your eyes closed and gently sway sideways several times for 18 minutes. Open the
eyes and blink about 10 times at the sun and look at some greenery. This helps shortsight and is good for inflammed
Splash plain, cold water several times on closed eyes. Rub the closed lids briskly for a minute with a clean towel. This
cools the eyes and boosts blood supply.
Sit comfortably in an armchair or on a Settee and relax with your eyes closed. Cover your eyes with your palms, right
palm over the right eye and the left over the left eye. Do not, however, press down on the eyes. With your eyes
completely covered in this manner, allow your elbows to drop to your knees, which would be fairly close together. With
your eyes closed thus, try to imagine blackness, which grows blacker and blacker. Palming reduces strain and relaxes
the eyes and its surrounding tissues.
Stand with your feet 12 inches apart, hands held loosely at the sides; the whole body and mind relaxed. Gently sway
your body from side to side, slowly, steadily with the heels rising alternatively but not the rest of the foot. Imagine you
are the pendulum of a clock, and move just as slowly. Swinging should be done in front of a window or a picture. You will
see the object moving in the opposite direction of your swing. This must be noted and encouraged. When you face one
end of the window or object, blink once. This exercise has a very beneficial effect upon the eyes and nervous system.
The stained and contracted muscles surrounding the eyes can be loosened by certain eye and neck exercises. These
exercises are as follows:
Eye exercises to Improve Your Vision
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