Glaucoma


GLAUCOMA


Introduction-

Glaucoma is a disease related to eyes. In this disease, pressure goes on persisting on the patient’s eyes that destroys chakshutantrica later. Due to this disease, the patient can become blind too.

Cause-

There is a balance found in between fluid producing inside eyes and its removal process. When the removing process of this fluid becomes slow comparison to its production, this balance is disturbed and pressure starts increasing inside the eyes.

Symptoms-This disease mostly occurs in the people above 40 years of age. So, we should go for eyes test

Normally, the symptoms of chronic glaucoma are found. In it, pressure goes on increasing slowly on the eyes that may cause sight weakness and at last, he can not able to see completely.

In the aggravated stage of glaucoma, pressure increases with speed and pain and redness are found in the eyes. The eyes sight becomes weak and blurred. In too serious condition, the patient complaints about nauseate, vomiting, stomachache and headache.

Treatment-

This disease mostly occurs in the people above 40 years of age. So, we should go for eyes test periodically at the intervals of every 2-2 years. If any person of the family has suffered from this earlier, other members can be also suffered from this disease.

This disease can be treated by giving pressure on the acupoints as shown in figure.