Are you doing everything you can to manage your heart condition? Find out with our interactive checkup. A handful of supplements have withstood extensive scientific review, however, and I actually do use them in my practice. Omega-3 Fatty Acid Supplements (Fish Oils) At the present time, few supplements have been established as being safe and effective additions to cardiology care.
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Truth Squad: Supplements for Eye Health
Much of this research has surrounded age-related macular degeneration , or AMD, a leading cause of vision loss . It’s a big problem; 8 million people are at risk for experiencing AMD, and 1.75 million people have an advanced form of AMD, according to the National Eye Institute . It is expected that the number of people who have AMD will double by the year 2020. So, when a large study called the Age-Related Eye Disease Study , or AREDS, found that people at high risk for advanced AMD lowered their risk of the disease by about 25 percent when treated with a high-dose combination of vitamin C, vitamin E, beta carotene, and zinc, eye health researchers took heed.
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