My wife had visual fields test due to risk of glaucoma. Upper left quadrant was dark. MRI revealed white mass exerting pressure on vision region of brain. I assumed it was calcium. I remembered IP6. She took dosage mentioned above and in 10 days, her vision in that quadrant had returned.
I want to share what I've been doing for my pseudoexfoliation glaucoma. I found out ten years ago and have had numerous lasers and drops with no luck in lowering my OP. I tried numerous things over the years with no success.
I started juicing beets, carrots, celery, lemon and apple every morning and drinking it down immediately.
Since I've been juicing, it's been three months now, my OP is down to 16 from 30. I've had my eyes checked twice so far and it's still normal. Thought I would share in case anyone else is as frustrated as I was. Juicing may not be the most convenient thing to do every day but the results are worth it.
I tried TimH (Louisville, Ky, Usa ) magnet suggestion from his post in 2013:
Betty: I do magnet therapy on my eyes to keep them healthy. Start with a common refrigerator magnet, the side that sticks to metal, over each eye for about 20 min. Daily. This will reduce inflammation and most likely the pressure also.
For the past two days, whenever I've felt increased pressure and pain in my left eye, I've applied the magnet (actually 2 refrigerator magnets one over the other to increase the strength) for about a half hour and immediately after, I've noticed relief. So far it's not a permanent cure, but my eye feels much better for longer periods of time. Thank you!!
I have been having great success with both Mastic Gum, taken internally upon waking, and Frankincense essential oil, allowed to evaporate into the eyes, for eye pressure.
I had been taking Mastic Gum for a month, which was helping my eye pressure issues to a good degree, after reading two studies. The first study linked H. Pylori bacteria with glaucoma. The second study noted a dramatic reduction in H. Pylori when mastic gum was taken as a supplement. It holds true that mastic gum is indeed very helpful for eye pressure in my experience.
I then read on earthclinic, and subsequently on a couple of other places on the web, about success using Frankincense oil. So, I purchased the best quality Frankincense essential oil that I could find. Specifically, oil from the Boswellia Sacra species. I believe that it is steam distilled, which works fine. Every day thereafter, I followed the recommended procedure of dropping 2-3 drops of oil in my hand, rubbing my palms together to distribute the oil, and then cupping my hands over my open eyes with as air-tight a seal as possible and allowing the evaporating oil to mingle with my exposed open eyes. One of the tricks of this procedure is to not cup your hands over your eyes right away, but to allow at least one minute to pass in-between the time that you drop the oil on your hands and the time that you expose your eyes to it. Frankincense oil has volatile oxidative oils (recognizable by the citrusy top-note of the oil) that will irritate your eyes, but which largely evaporate within a minute or so of being exposed to air. Waiting at least 60 seconds to cup your eyes assures that most of these oils evaporate and that your eyes won't be so irritated. Generally, I also count to 60 when cupping my oiled hands over my eyes, which seems to be enough. If any significant irritation starts, which may or may not happen at about the minute mark, I stop. Usually, irritation just means that you didn't wait quite long enough for the volatile oils to evaporate. It's not really a problem, as the irritation is both gradual and mild if it happens at all.
The frankincense is very powerful, assuming a good grade of oil, and its effects will last all day. I generally perform the frankincense procedure either in the moring or the afternoon, but have also found it helpful when any type of inflammation or eye pressure is felt. The combination of mastic gum and frankincense is even more powerful. The only problem is the cost of good frankincense oil and mastic gum. Neither are cheap. A one month supply of both is currently running me about $65. You will probably need around 10 ml of oil per month.
(North Plainfield, Nj)
I always had perfect health took supplements worked out. I noticed I had sinus issues, dry, itchy eyes, rashes, sore throat . After seeing, seventy doctors one suspected mold we hired a reputable, certified industrial hygienist. Mold spores were in the air, nothing visible, no odor at all! We had all the walls removed and water was leaking in three pipes with lots of black mold. We remediated and sold. Saw an opthamologist, eye pressure normal, but the photo showed my right eye right eye was on that fine line for being diagnosed with early glaucoma. I instantly knew it was the mold exposure!
Began taking selenium, niacin, chromium, Lutein Zeaxanthin, organic cold pressed flaxseed oil, and potent fish oil. Also taking an Ayurvedic medicine Patanjali dristhi eye drops causes the eye to tear up, but it works eye muscles is how I look at it . Using my inversion board every night for 10 minutes this is typically for my back, but it brings blood flow to the head this can offset eye issues, do your own research on this it is very beneficial. Read intention experiments done by Lynn Mctaggert saw the medical miracles so I started my own group with 9 like-minded people. I will do everything to reverse this ..yes it is reversible there are medical discoveries made that can reverse this. Get a doctor that is in the "know group"
Dr Benowitz discovered that treatment with the protein, called oncomodulin, nearly doubled the growth of optic nerve fibres by latching on to them and switching on a suite of growth genes.In further tests, found that optic nerve damage and found that tiny capsules containing oncomodulin and another drug increased nerve regeneration by five to seven times. Discovered a molecule that causes more nerve regeneration than anything else ever studied.
Hi this is new to me. I have elevated eye pressure. Can you help me to lower, with a natural treatment. Ocular Hypertension, I can still see pretty good if I stay off computer and stop reading my Kindle, then I can see clear. Any suggestions?
(Middle, Tennessee, Usa)
(Louisville, Ky, Usa)
(Vancouver Bc., Canada)
Hi, I am 47 years old and I have glacoma since 15 years, 10 years ago I read about a spanish doctor cured the glacoma with
1) omega three
2) vitamin C
3) gingko biloba
My visual field test showed excellant improvment, now the doctors tell me that I dont have glacoma, I am a glacoma suspect now, the pressure in the eye is less, and I am not using my eye drops regularly, still getting better, also using sea salt (coocking&eating) instead of regular salt. My daily dosees are:1000 mg vitamin C , 1 tablet gingko biloba, one soft gel fish oil for the omega three. So I wish this can help. I will try to find the link for the spanish doctor and post it here. God bless you all.
(Oak Park, Mi)
(Effurun, Warri, Delta State, Nigeria)
In one of her books Adele Davis recommended 1/2 tsp salt in water to counteract pressure pain of glaucoma. Fluid passes to front of eye and cannot flow back to balance due to lack of aldosterone. I, too have low blood pressure so check your adrenals! Anyway, I was in agony and the salt works, emergency measure only of course. Sea salt preferably. Blackstrap molasses has lots of minerals; maybe that would work also. Perhaps Ted would know. Nickie
I would like to know if anyone has found and used supplements to support glaucoma. I am looking for something to reduce my IOP and something to be neuroprotective for the optic nerve. I am already taking supplements of lutein and zeaxanthin, taurine and MSM. Does anyone know anything about the effectiveness of PEA and herbs?
Hello, Ever since I have been diagnosed with glaucoma (4 years ago), I can't seem to get the eye pressure down to a reasonable level. I have done 2 laser surgeries, but they didn't work. I desperately need to find a natural cure to lower my eye pressure. Would alkalizing the body help? Tks.
(Orange County, Ca)
(Louisville, Ky, Usa)
(Manganui, Northland, New Zealand)
For glaucoma try high dose vitamin C- 3-4 grams a day, distributed throughout the day. You can try to read about it first..
(America, New York)
I have much success treating glaucoma with vitamin c and Lutein. I suffered with the eye pressure from glaucoma but I hardly ever feel pressure now. I always took 1000mg when my eye was bothering me. Then later I also took 6mg of lutein.