Keep yourself fit!: Regular exercise prevents possible eye disease

Who play Sport regularly and is in motion, and thus prevents possibly the eye disease glaucoma. The German ophthalmological society (DOG) reports with reference

Keep yourself fit!: Regular exercise prevents possible eye disease

Who play Sport regularly and is in motion, and thus prevents possibly the eye disease glaucoma. The German ophthalmological society (DOG) reports with reference to the results of a study of more than 9500 women and men between the ages of 40 and 81 years.

This effect is from the point of view of the ophthalmologist, Prof. Hagen Thieme is quite plausible. Therefore, endurance sports reduced species such as Cycling or Running, temporarily, the pressure inside the eye, so the DOG professional.

Sport improves blood circulation in

For the sporty people, the optic nerve head is better supplied with blood. The are, among other factors, which could explain why physically Active people suffer less often from Green Star.

it is Unclear whether Sport helps, perhaps, to stop a pre-existing condition. This is not currently yet sufficiently studied, emphasizing the professional society.

the earlier the diagnosis, the better

is high eye pressure is one of the risk factors for glaucoma, such as the Green Star is also known. The disease is not curable and is often not noticed for a long time. The damage can be due to medications, therapies or surgeries only limit.

the earlier the diagnosis is made, the more can be saved from the optic nerve. With increasing age the risk of disease increases.

According to the DOG about a Million people in Germany have a Green Star. He is one of the most common causes of Blindness.

Deutsche Presse-Agentur (dpa)

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Updated Date: 17 July 2020, 09:27

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