Vitamin B1 Could Address the Common Cause of Blindness

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( — October 12, 2018) Orlando, FL — Today, there is an estimated number of 253 million people with vision impairment. This is why there are more and more researchers who are trying to look for safe and effective cures.

According to experts, 36 million are blind and 217 million suffer from moderate to severe vision impairment.

It is further worth mentioning that 81 percent of those who are blind or who suffer from moderate or severe vision impairment are 50 years old and above.

It is worth knowing that chronic eye diseases are the primary cause of vision loss. In the last 25 years, it has been found that the prevalence of infectious eye diseases like trachoma and onchocerciasis has significantly decreased.

The reduction in the prevalence of vision impairment has been linked with concerted public health action, increased availability of eye care services, and overall socioeconomic development.

Researchers found that there is also an estimated 19 million children who are visually impaired. There are 12 million of them who suffer from vision impairment due to refractive error.

There are natural remedies believed to be extremely helpful against impaired vision, and one is vitamin B1.

Scientists from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston conducted a study.

They found that vitamin B1 could be an effective, new treatment for the leading causes of blindness.

According to researchers, uveitis produces around 10 to 15 percent of all causes of blindness in the U.S. It is worth mentioning uveitis pertains to an inflammation of the tissue affecting just below the outer surface of the eyeball.

Unfortunately, it also causes skyrocketing rates of blindness around the world. Antibiotics or steroid eye drops are often used in the treatment of inflammation.

A paper was published in the journal Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science.

The UTMB researchers demonstrated the striking results from the use of vitamin B1. They primarily injected the lab rats with bacterial toxins to mimic uveitis reaction. Feeding the rats with vitamin B1 inhibited the development of any signs of the inflammatory disorder.

UTMB associate professor Kota V. Ramana, senior author of the study, said that Benfotiamene strongly suppresses this eye-damaging condition and the biochemical markers we associate with it.

It is worth mentioning Benfotiamene is a form of vitamin B1. The scientists suggest that vitamin B1 has a strong potential to serve as a new therapy for this highly prevalent eye disease.

More studies are still underway to validate the benefits of vitamin B1. However today, there are many health experts who recommend the use of this B vitamin.

It can be obtained through the use of Divine Bounty B Vitamin Complex.

It contains Choline, Pantothenic acid, Biotin, Vitamin B12, Folic Acid, Niacin, Riboflavin, Thiamin, and vitamin B6.


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