Is Curcumin (Tumeric) A Natural Treatment For Glaucoma?

What Is Curcumin? Curcumin (chemical name: diferuloylmethane) is an extract of Tumeric, a common spice used throughout India and Asia[1] Evidence that Curcumin can be used to treat glaucoma: Of the supplements I recommend for my patients with glaucoma, this one has...

Should Glaucoma Patients Use Glucosamine?

Why I’m Not Keen on Glucosamine Glucosamine sulfate is a naturally occurring substance that is commonly combined with chondroitin sulfate and used to treat the most common type of arthritis. Glucosamine sulfate is used by our bodies to create glycosaminoglycans...

Can Mirtogenol® Supplement Be Used To Treat Glaucoma?

Mirtogenol® Supplement For Glaucoma Of the supplements available to treat glaucoma, Mirtogenol® is the one that I am most likely to recommend. It has both evidence of benefit as well as a track record of being well-tolerated with few side effects. What is Mirtogenol®...

Acupuncture: A Natural Treatment For Glaucoma?

Can Acupuncture Treat Glaucoma? Acupuncture has been touted as a treatment for everything from the common cold to cancer. So, it’s not surprising that glaucoma would be identified as yet another disease that could benefit from this treatment. But, is there evidence...

Marijuana Works As a Treatment for Glaucoma, But…

Marijuana Works As a Treatment for Glaucoma, But… Let’s get this out of the way. Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinoid, the active compound in marijuana, reduces the production of fluid within the eye (known as the aqueous fluid).[1] The problem, however, is that it only...

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