Wet AMD (Age-related Macular Degeneration) risks
Wet AMD (Age-related Macular Degeneration)

  • Smoking
  • Obesity
  • Caucasians
  • Family History of Macular Degeneration
  • High Blood Pressure
  • High Cholesterol
  • Female Gender
  • Disorders of Cardiovascular System
  • Age over 60 years
  • Nutritional Deficiencies
  • Exposure to sunlight
  • Light-colored eyes
  • Nicotine addiction occurs when a person becomes addicted to nicotine, which is a chemical found in tobacco. The addiction is physical, mental, and behavioral.
  • Obesity is an epidemic in the U.S. This condition puts people at a higher risk for serious diseases, such as type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and cancer.
  • High blood pressure itself usually causes no symptoms, so it is easy to ignore. Left untreated, however, it can quietly damage your body for years. Eventually, it can lead to serious complications, such as heart attack, heart failure, stroke, kidn...
  • Diuretics (water pills) help increase the loss of water and salt from the body. Learn more, including types, examples, side effects, and risks.
  • High blood pressure is often associated with few or no symptoms. Many people have it for years without knowing it.
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