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How do digital devices like cell phones, tablets and computer screens affect our visual health? Optometrist and author Dr. Jeffery Anshel appears on the new episode of Healthy Vision™ with Dr. Val Jones to explain how these devices affect our eyes and what we can do to help prevent or reduce the development of vision-related problems when using them. He also identifies some of the common problems he sees in how computer work stations are set up and offers advice on what we can do t
With the continuous rise of sports and recreational activities and the increased emphasis on improving athletic abilities, interest in the relationship between sports and vision has grown. On this updated edition of Healthy Vision™ with Dr. Val Jones, optometrist and researcher Graham Erickson, O.D. talks with Dr. Val about the relationship between vision and sports performance. According to Dr. Erickson, who has studied the impact of vision on sports performance and has worked with hundreds of athletes to maximize their vision for individual sports and lifestyle, vision skills required for sports, such as visual clarity, good peripheral vision, central vision, depth perception, and visual motor processing, can all be enhanced.
In addition, professional basketball player Dwight Howard explains how good vision has played a key role in helping him develop his basketball skills and become one of the most talented players in the league. For Dwight, learning where to focus his vision during a game came with experience. Taking time off the court, Dwight is also a mentor in the ACUVUE® 1-DAY Contest, where he counseled Anthony, an aspiring professional basketball player.
Taking steps to protect your eyes is as important as applying sunscreen to protect your skin. Stephen Cohen, O.D., past president of the Arizona Optometric Association, and dermatologist and author Jeanine Downie, M.D., join Dr. Val to talk about the importance of sun protection, and provide tips on keeping eyes and skin healthy year round.
More than 600,000 eye injuries related to sports and recreation occur each year. More than 40,000 of these require Emergency Room attention and more than one-third of the victims are children. What steps can you take to prevent eye injuries for yourself and your family? Optometrist and researcher Dr. Derek Cunningham and Todd Daniels, Head Athletic Trainer and Conditioning Coach for the Spokane Chiefs hockey team join Dr. Val on the new episode of Healthy Vision™ with Dr. Val Jones to ta
An estimated 50 million Americans suffer from the miseries of allergies and about 50 percent of individuals with seasonal and indoor allergies also experience some degree of eye symptoms. Leading authority on eye allergies, Paul Karpecki, OD, FAAO, joins Dr. Val to talk about how to identify, treat and manage eye symptoms from seasonal, indoor and pet allergies. He shares his tips to minimize or prevent common eye allergy symptoms from occurring at home, the office, and even in your car.
25.8 million Americans have diabetes — 8.3 percent of the U.S. population. Of these, 7 million do not know they have the disease. In 2010, about 1.9 million people ages 20 or older were diagnosed with diabetes. The number of people diagnosed with diabetes has risen from 1.5 million in 1958 to 18.8 million in 2010, an increase of epidemic proportions. It is estimated that 79 million adults aged 20 and older have prediabetes. Prediabetes is a condition where blood glucose levels are higher than normal but not high enough to be called diabetes. Studies have shown that by losing weight and increasing physical activity people can prevent or delay prediabetes from progressing to diabetes. Let's get the facts right! Prevention and CURE!!! We will delve into this concerning issue today!
Having a daily healthy habit is the most important thing in being healthy, happy and balanced. Jossi will go over some basic health practices.
Dr. Michelle Robin, who has been around wellness for nearly three decades, is an international speaker, best-selling author and practicing chiropractor. She is the founder of Your Wellness Connection, P.A., one of the nation’s most successful integrative healing centers focusing on disciplines such as chiropractic, Chinese medicine, massage therapy, energy medicine, counseling, nutritional and wellness coaching, and movement arts. She is the author of The E Factor: Engage, Energize, Enrich – 3 Steps to Vibrant Health, Wellness on a Shoestring: Seven Habits for a Healthy Life, as well as its companion curriculum, The Wellness on a Shoestring Program, and co-author of Succeeding In Spite of Everything. Dr. Robin holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Washburn University and a Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Cleveland Chiropractic College. She has received post-graduate education from a number of institutions, including Parker College of Chiropractic, Logan College of Chiropractic, Cleveland Chiropractic College and Northwestern Health Sciences University. She is the founder of Your Wellness Connection which is a health and wellness center dedicated to helping their patients live a healthier life! Thanks for listening - David HealthyWildAndFree.com
In today's show, we will explore 10 ways to help us relieve the stress of our daily gind! Yep! We are a busy nation, and sometimes we begin to feel overwhelmed and irritated. In addition to our normal day's stressors, the impending holidays can bring about extra added stress too.
In addition to discussing tips of how to relieve stress, we will venture into the land of STRESS Relieving Foods! So often, we do not realize that when eat various foods they can have an impact on our moods. Therefore, we will discuss why that is true and what foods help to relieve stress.
So, GRAB a chair and sit down for some good 'ole stress relieving chit-chat!
In this episode of Healthy Living NOW!!!, we will discuss core muscles--what they are, and why strengthening them is so important to our over all health. We will also examine some simple exercises to help you begin core strength training right in the comfort of your own home! This show will be a program you will treasure for years to come! No super fast paced stuff here! Just good 'ole strength training for our core strength. It will help you in your daily living and improve your overall journey to aquire Healthy Living NOW!!!
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