Why you should stay away from obesity

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Overweight or obesity has become a major problem in many parts of the world. The kind of lifestyle that many people lead is actually the cause of being overweight. It is quite unfortunate that there are many people out there who do not know the dangers that are associated with being overweight. The consequences of this are that they end up doing nothing even if they realize that they are putting on weight in an abnormal way. If you are among those people, who do not take their weight seriously, then you need to keep reading this article for a chance to learn more. Here are some of the dangers that are associated with being obese or overweight.

High blood pressure

sdfdsdfgtredrfgThe research that has been done in some of the most developed countries in the world shows that there are many people suffering from high blood pressure. High blood pressure is one of the major causes that lead to heart diseases. The causes of high blood pressure are associated with high intake of salt and sugar, lack of regular exercises, stress and excessive use of birth control. This, therefore, tells you that if you need to eliminate the chances of you having high blood pressure, all that you need to is to find a way of reducing the intake of some of the things that are mentioned above. You also need to develop a habit of regular exercises.

High cholesterol levels

People who are obsessed or overweight are in the risk of having high levels of cholesterol in their body. The dangers of this are that thy risk being a victim of several heart diseases such as coronary heart disease. There is no need of risking being a victim of such diseases when there is something that you can do to get rid of it once and for all.

Can cause cancer

swdfgfewertAnother danger that is associated with being overweight is that you risk getting cancer. When you are overweight, there are high chances of you having a hormonal imbalance, a phenomenon that is likely to make you a victim of cancer. It is good to take note of the fact that it has been proved beyond any reasonable doubt that people who are overweight have high chances of contracting cancer. The good thing is that you can always stay away from obesity by choosing your diet wisely and also engaging in various physical activities.

Symptoms And Treatment Of Double Vision

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Double vision, whereby two images of a distinct one object are seen is a leading cause of blindness. But if it is caught in the early stages; diplopia patients have 100% chance of recovering good vision. And many people don’t realize it affects young people just as often as it affects older people. Make it a personal goal to get checked and treated. That way, you will have no problem in getting everything on your wish list.

Symptoms and treatment of double vision

Here are some symptoms of double vision depending on the cause

• Droopy eyelids and weakness in the eyes

• Headaches and aching around the eye such as eyebrows or temples

• Misalignment such as the cross-eyed or wandering eye appearance

• Pain with movements in both or one eye

Double vision is a medical condition that should be taken seriously. Some causes of double vision are pretty minor, but others require urgent medical care.

What is the cause of double vision?

twoeg4gpi4tg4g4g43tg4g43tThe vision system is a combination of multiple areas each with distinct important functions that are harmonized together into one automatic process that is, seeing. You may have assumed this is a simple process, well, that is totally wrong. The cornea, the lens, the muscles, the nerves and the brain all work together to harmonize the process.

Light enters through the cornea and is focused by the lens onto the retina; the extraocular muscles function to rotate the eye while the nerves transport signals containing visual information onto the brain where the information is processed.

Having said that, it suffices to say that any problematic part of this system can cause diplopia. Here are some of the causes. Problematic lenses: A cataract (clouding of the lens in the eye) is a symptom where the lens progressively becomes opaque thereby causing blurred vision. Seek out medical surgery to remove cataracts.

Problems in the muscles: when muscles become weak, the eye may not be able to gaze in directions. Muscle problems are caused by

• Myasthenia gravis-where the nerves in the head are inhibited from stimulating the muscles

• Grave’s disease

• Failure of the neurological system to keep the muscles in sync

Problems of the cornea: when the cornea is unable to direct the incoming light well then the distortion affects vision. Cornea problem may cause double vision in one eye only, and this may be corrected by use of glasses

Nerve and brain infections such as strokes, migraine headaches, tumors, multiple sclerosis, guillain, and diabetes are some causes. Multiple sclerosis damages the spinal or brain nerves that control vision.

The double vision condition is diagnosed through blood tests, imaging (magnetic resonance or computed tomography) or physical examination and treatment will include:

• Corrective surgery to remove cataracts

• Medications such as immunosuppressive drugs to treat myasthenia

• Control of blood sugar by use of insulin and other medicines

• Medical therapy and surgery to treat Grave’s disease: antithyroid medications to control production of hormones and radioactive iodine to destroy thyroid tissue cells