The “best position” to protect eyes when reading The “best position” to protect eyes when reading

The “best position” to protect eyes when reading

The “best position” to protect eyes when reading

According to Dr. Irina Leshchenko, an ophthalmology specialist, reading before bed can harm vision, if a person lies on his stomach or side.
The specialist indicated in an interview with Sputnik Radio that many people are accustomed to reading before bed. But in this case, specific rules must be followed.

She says: “Under no circumstances should a person read while lying on his stomach or side. Because this is not physiologically correct, and is not comfortable for the eyes, so it is better not to read in such a position. Some teenagers also cover their heads to read from the device.” The tablet in the dark, hiding from his parents - this is also harmful. Because the eyes are under a lot of pressure. As is known, all tablets and phones emit a lot of blue rays, which spread widely, causing visual fatigue. And in the long term, it can The sharpness of vision decreases.

According to her, the best reading position in this case is “lying on your back.”

She says: “There is a clearly defined position. The only position allowed for reading while lying down is on the back, with the head raised high enough. For this, high pillows can be used. Light must also fall from above. The book or tablet should also be kept away from The distance between the eyes is not less than 40 cm. Only in this position is reading allowed.”

An "uncommon cause" of myocardial infarction

Dr. Anna Korinevich, a specialist in cardiovascular diseases, has revealed an uncommon cause that lies behind heart attacks.

The doctor points out that myocardial infarction is usually associated with a sedentary lifestyle, excess weight, poor eating habits, and stress. But among those who have had a myocardial infarction are people who live a healthy lifestyle and are not exposed to standard risk factors. Which means that the reason lies in psychosomatica.
According to her, heart problems can arise through what is called the “conflict over loss of territory,” which leads to a series of pathological biochemical and physiological reactions in the body, noting that the issue of “lost territory” differs between men and women. A common cause of heart attacks in men is the threat of losing work, money, and reputation, and in women it is the loss of a family member or spouse.

She says: “If a person has previously suffered a heart attack, in addition to treatment by a cardiologist, increasing physical activity, healthy eating, and other important points, the “loss of territory” conflict must be looked for and worked to address it. Because it is necessary for the heart muscle to recover quickly and reduce the risk of relapse. the disease".

The doctor revealed the signs that indicate the imminence of a myocardial infarction, which are - the appearance of a burning sensation or pressure in the chest area when walking, or a burning sensation behind the sternum in the cold, or pressure on the chest in the morning, and these are reasons that indicate the necessity of consulting a specialist doctor immediately.

A doctor refutes the myth of the relationship between sweets and diabetes

According to Dr. Tatyana Seliverstova, a gastroenterologist, eating sweets has no direct effect on the development of type 2 diabetes, but it helps with weight gain.
The doctor said in an interview with the Russian Novosti News Agency: “The link between diabetes and sweets is a “myth,” because the second type of diabetes, which is the most common among adults and is considered a disease of the obese, eating sweets does not directly affect its development.”

But sweets can negatively affect a person's health, if he increases his intake of the approved daily amount of glucose. Because this leads to weight gain.

She says: “The harm of sweets lies in that they contain a lot of glucose, even though the daily diet should contain only about 50 grams of glucose. When a person eats sweets, he does not count the amount of glucose he ate. Therefore, excess sweets means excess weight, because The liver converts it and stores it as fat.

On the other hand, sweets can have beneficial properties because they are a source of energy that is quickly renewed. Glucose is the source of energy for the body, brain, heart and muscles.

The doctor advises eating sweets between the main meals or after eating the main meal and not before it.
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