Health Problems of the Elderly Could Be the Result of Aging Eyes

The theory is that as eyes age blue light gets filtered out, affecting circadian rhythm and health in older adults.

Circadian rhythms are the cyclical hormonal and physiological processes that rally the body in the morning to tackle the day’s demands and slow it down at night, allowing the body to rest and repair. This internal clock relies on light to function properly, and studies have found that people whose circadian rhythms are out of sync, like shift workers, are at greater risk for a number of ailments, including insomnia, heart disease and cancer.

Eye health should not be ignored.

Consult your physician for all the options available for your maximum well being.

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