We know what you want: the absolute best of the best. We don’t blame you, so that’s why we compiled the top 5 articles of the past year! Take a trip down memory lane with your favorite article, or expand your horizons with a newie but goodie.

Why is my eye twitching?
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If you‘ve ever felt your eye twitch more than once, then you know just how obnoxious it is. Eye spasms are common, and though they often come and go, if they’re persistent they can last weeks, or even months. Twitching eyes may not seem serious from a medical perspective, but they can be a serious nuisance; affecting your daily routine and causing distress. Read the article.

Life-altering facts you need to know about saltSaltshaker

Salt might not be something you think about on a daily basis, but it should be. This tasty, yet potentially harmful substance likes to hide in foods you eat every day—and we’re not just talking about the all-too-common table salt. Sodium hides in your food in various forms and carries with it risks of high blood pressure, heart disease, osteoporosis, stomach cancer, and stroke. Here’s the info you need to know to outsmart the ever-present sodium threat! Read the article.

How body weight and vision relateWeight

You’ve started eating right, working out, and sleeping at least 8 hours–and you’ve lost some weight and feel great! So why is it that your eyes feel tired and your vision seems a little blurred, could it be that your changing weight and vision relate? Read the article.

 

What are the warning signs of macular degeneration?
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Macular degeneration, also known as age-related macular degeneration (AMD or ARMD), describes a variety of conditions that affect the macula, and thus, central vision. While peripheral vision is what you see toward your sides, central vision is what you see directly in front of you.
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What glaucoma symptoms can I spot myself? Bubbles

Glaucoma is a complicated disease that damages the optic nerve and leads to progressive, irreversible vision loss.  Though considered the second leading cause of blindness, there are actually several forms of glaucoma.  According to the Glaucoma Research Foundation, open-angle glaucoma is the most common form of glaucoma, accounting for at least 90% of all glaucoma cases and affecting about 3 million Americans.  Read the article. 

 

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