What Causes Eye Floaters and Dry Eyes?

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Get rid of dry eyes, floaters, and other problematic issues with the eyes by increasing your intake of these essential nutrients.

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0:00 Introduction: Dry eyes symptoms
1:57 What causes dry eyes?
3:17 Retinopathy
4:27 Floaters
5:18 Macular degeneration
7:36 Glaucoma
8:42 Cataracts

In this video, weโ€™ll discuss some common eye problems and the nutrients that can help. Dry eyes and night blindness are often caused by vitamin A deficiency.

Vitamin A deficiency can be caused by a diet high in junk food or an issue with the gallbladder.

Egg yolks, liver, butter, and cod liver oil are the best sources of vitamin A. Plants are not a good source of vitamin A because they only contain the precursor, beta-carotene.

Zinc is essential for vitamin A to work properly in the body. Red meat, oysters, shellfish, and liver are the best sources of zinc.

Retinopathy is often caused by diabetes. Excessive amounts of glucose can create oxidation in the nervous system. Benfotiamine, a fat-soluble form of vitamin B1, can penetrate nerve tissue.

Consuming protein with sugar causes a chemical reaction called glycation, which can cause floaters in the eye. A low-carb or carnivore diet may help. Intermittent and prolonged fasting allow your body to recycle damaged proteins through autophagy and may help with floaters.

Macular degeneration is often said to be age-related. However, blue light, alcohol, smoking, sugar, and seed oils may contribute to it. To improve eye health, try lowering your seed oil consumption and increasing your intake of omega-3 fats.

Lutein, zeaxanthin, and meso-zeaxanthin are carotenoids that protect your eyes against macular degeneration. You can find these compounds in the following foods:
โ€ข Green vegetables
โ€ข Orange fruits and vegetables
โ€ข Yellow fruits and vegetables
โ€ข Egg yolks
โ€ข Seafood (Salmon, shrimp)
โ€ข Grass-fed meat

Glaucoma is an eye condition in which excessive pressure causes damage to the back of the eye. Research has shown that vitamin D can be an excellent remedy for glaucoma. High amounts of vitamin D can also be beneficial for cataracts.

N-acetyl-carnosine and zinc contain antioxidants that protect the eye and improve cataracts. Dark purple, red, orange, and yellow fruits and vegetables contain antioxidants that help support eye health.

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Dr. Berg, age 59, is a chiropractor who specializes in Healthy Ketosis & Intermittent Fasting. He is the author of the best-selling book The Healthy Keto Plan and is the Director of Dr. Berg Nutritionals. He no longer practices but focuses on health education through social media.

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Dr. Eric Berg received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 1988. His use of โ€œdoctorโ€ or โ€œDr.โ€ in relation to himself solely refers to that degree. Dr. Berg is a licensed chiropractor in Virginia, California, and Louisiana, but he no longer practices chiropractic in any state and does not see patients, so he can focus on educating people as a full-time activity, yet he maintains an active license. This video is for general informational purposes only. It should not be used to self-diagnose, and it is not a substitute for a medical exam, cure, treatment, diagnosis, prescription, or recommendation. It does not create a doctor-patient relationship between Dr. Berg and you. You should not make any change in your health regimen or diet before first consulting a physician and obtaining a medical exam, diagnosis, and recommendation. Always seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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Thanks for watching! I hope this has increased your awareness about the most important vitamins for the eyes. Iโ€™ll see you in the next video.

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64 Comments

  1. @user-xq8or1sf2o on May 23, 2024 at 12:09 pm

    12 million…
    Congratulations ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘, Sir…..
    Thanks for all..

    • @Drberg on May 23, 2024 at 1:03 pm

      You are very welcome, thanks for the support!

    • @AyeWitness on May 23, 2024 at 1:26 pm

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    • @rzella8022 on May 23, 2024 at 2:03 pm

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  2. @veronicastephens5408 on May 23, 2024 at 12:15 pm

    Congrats on 12M. ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ’œ

    • @Drberg on May 23, 2024 at 12:55 pm

      Appreciated, thanks for watching!

    • @veronicastephens5408 on May 23, 2024 at 1:02 pm

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  3. @user-nv1iy5gn7b on May 23, 2024 at 12:17 pm

    Lots of laser damaged eye surgery patients will be watching this video for hope. folks, never get Lasik or PRK or ICL, it truly is life-ending for many people.

    • @JediDarkForce on May 23, 2024 at 12:32 pm

      That’s why eye professionals don’t get it done

    • @aemyay5169 on May 23, 2024 at 12:38 pm

      During Covid seasons I suffered from exteremly dry eyes and floaters… I tried all kinds of over the counter eye drops, but nothing helped. Then I bought eye drops that was suggested by Dr. Berg and thank God it has helped a lot. Very pricey, but worth every penny.

    • @GingerPeacenik on May 23, 2024 at 12:45 pm

      Cataract surgery. Worst decision ever!! I’m a professional illustrator and animator. Because of that surgery, I now have a retinal pucker in my left eye due to a torn retina which WILDLY distorts images in that eye. All lines are wavy, everyone’s face looks like Benedict Cumberbatch and Adam Driver, everything is 40% bigger than in the right eye. Both eyes are full of huge floaters and have terrible dry eye. Please friends; try EVERY natural solution for cataracts before resorting to surgery!

    • @harshb747 on May 23, 2024 at 12:50 pm

      โ€‹@@aemyay5169which eye drop can you name

    • @stillwaters7730 on May 23, 2024 at 12:51 pm

      I am so glad I saw this video this morning in my notifications and that I didn’t ignore it. And I’m even more blessed that I read the comments and these replies. My mother-in-law had Lasik not once not twice but I believe even a third time or perhaps the third time was to repair you guessed it, her cornea it was damaged. I will never let these guinea pig torturing monsters ever touch me again. I suffer from floaters for a very long time now and I just turned 48.

  4. @PureHealth98 on May 23, 2024 at 12:19 pm

    Hope everyone watching the video gets a lot of value

  5. @user-soon300 on May 23, 2024 at 12:28 pm

    Congratulations you’re deserve more than12 million ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ˜Š

    • @Drberg on May 23, 2024 at 2:46 pm

      Appreciated!

  6. @Dogmom4707 on May 23, 2024 at 12:30 pm

    I recently experienced this and discovered the Vitamin A deficiency. Iโ€™m continuing to supplement with vitamin A and others. The floater has improved, but not gone away completely.

    • @donnas5209 on May 23, 2024 at 2:24 pm

      Try castor oil. I wipe it over my eye’s at bedtime. Helped with dry eye & floaters.

    • @Drberg on May 23, 2024 at 2:45 pm

      Keep going. Here is a link that might be of help ๐Ÿ‘‰ https://www.drberg.com/blog/fix-floaters-in-the-eyes

    • @marcosaruca5283 on May 23, 2024 at 3:07 pm

      Goat cheese and goat milk

    • @runjunr8329 on May 23, 2024 at 4:44 pm

      How is it now?

  7. @annamarkham-roberts4304 on May 23, 2024 at 12:33 pm

    WOW, I had cornia tear when my daughter was a toddler…I just opened my eyes in middle of night because she cried and my eyelid stuck and tore they sent me to ER to get eye shaved and had to wear patch for a week…very painful they had me put a save like super soft Vaseline in my eyes every night but vision was so blurry when I got up… Thanks so much for explaining the cause and how to help…

    • @sab4895 on May 24, 2024 at 1:54 am

      Glad u are doing better

    • @annamarkham-roberts4304 on May 24, 2024 at 2:52 am

      @@sab4895 thanks she’s 30 now

  8. @WilliamFluery on May 23, 2024 at 12:34 pm

    Once upon a time, there was a 60 year old man. He had the trashiest of trash diets. He was obese. He had high blood pressure. He had terrible blood tests. He had chronic eye floaters. He had depression, anxiety. He had acid reflux and was on daily Nexium for 20 years. He was diagnosed with degenerative brain disease at Emory Brain Center Atlanta, GA. All of a sudden, he saw Dr Berg videos. In January 2022, this man went KETO + Intermittent fasting with a 4:20 eating/fasting window + walked 8 miles every other day = October 2022, this man had lost 50 lbs, got off 7 medications, with Dr guidance, had best blood tests ever AND floaters GONE!!! Doctor said, you must have been misdiagnosed at Emory Brain Centerโ€ฆ.yeah RIGHT.

    • @user-me4et5we2j on May 23, 2024 at 12:59 pm

      ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜ŠI am encouraged

    • @kathym6603 on May 23, 2024 at 1:00 pm

      Stupid doctor!

    • @truthjunkie63 on May 23, 2024 at 1:27 pm

      ๐Ÿ’—

    • @judyfreeman5193 on May 23, 2024 at 1:29 pm

      You go!!!!

    • @KarenG.-qs7wc on May 23, 2024 at 1:35 pm

      Excellent. ๐Ÿ‘Keto is the way๐Ÿ‘

  9. @C.N.1 on May 23, 2024 at 12:37 pm

    ๐ŸŽ‰ Speaking of vitamin B1, I just suggested it to a neighbor who suffers from a thumb sucking condition called Non-nutritive sucking habits (NNSH). He also bites his nails, “onychophagy.” He got mad at me for trying to help, now he sprays toxic perfume towards the breeze in an attempt to poison my air quality. Sad deal. Oh well, thanks Sir! Have a great day everyone! ๐Ÿ™‚

    • @C.N.1 on May 23, 2024 at 12:40 pm

      TWISTED WORLD WE LIVE IN. ๐Ÿคจ

    • @kathym6603 on May 23, 2024 at 1:03 pm

      Reminds me of the time I offered a hoarder to help clean out her car. Ha, ha, ha, ha.

    • @karlawalker3034 on May 23, 2024 at 1:48 pm

      Pray for the neighbor! People are so troubled. We are fighting against dark spirits, not flesh and blood!๐Ÿ˜ข

    • @rzella8022 on May 23, 2024 at 1:57 pm

      @@kathym6603 Trauma in the past, and mental and spiritual conditions make helping many people a slow, frustrating, uphill battle. Hoarder friend, and another with victimhood crutch.

    • @holycow92883 on May 23, 2024 at 3:05 pm

      You tried! There is no harm in that. We all have to find our truth.

  10. @shannensaito9746 on May 23, 2024 at 12:44 pm

    Finally, someone is giving this condition a spotlight.

  11. @LG-universe on May 23, 2024 at 12:54 pm

    Castor oil in the eyes before sleep. I have tried this and woke up with very refreshed eyes. I used the dark bottle, cold pressed, hexane free, non gmo, pure castor oil.

    • @CTX50 on May 23, 2024 at 12:57 pm

      I have tried this but wake up with a bunch of sticky junk in my eyes

    • @Illdowhattheredoing on May 23, 2024 at 1:31 pm

      @@CTX50 me too, castor oil doesn’t work for everybody

    • @chrisnam1603 on May 23, 2024 at 2:07 pm

      castor oil IN eyes can be dangerous, as other pple write here, good it works for you ofcourse :), what helps also with castor oil (for me, that is), is use it ‘as nighcreme’ over eyes.

    • @susanb6629 on May 23, 2024 at 2:28 pm

      I heard people say to put it on your eyelids not in your eyes. I’m trying to do that and see if it helps.

    • @kathywherry9810 on May 23, 2024 at 3:07 pm

      @@susanb6629thatโ€™s what I do.

  12. @LG-universe on May 23, 2024 at 12:59 pm

    WOW 12 MILLION SUBSCRIBERS!
    CONGRATS AND THANK YOU, DR. BERG!

    • @Drberg on May 23, 2024 at 1:44 pm

      Thank you!!

  13. @Linda-Otero on May 23, 2024 at 1:33 pm

    We fixed our floaters with 12mg. daily of Astaxanathin

    • @jdr4674 on May 23, 2024 at 1:53 pm

      How should that have worked?

    • @moomin7461 on May 23, 2024 at 2:02 pm

      โ€‹@@jdr4674It’s a powerful antioxidant that improves blood circulation to the eye.

    • @theancientsancients1769 on May 23, 2024 at 2:42 pm

      โ€‹@@FabioGalleraniOfficialMy floaters reduced too with Astaxanthin and blurry vision too and that was the main change in my supplements, no dietary changes at all

    • @baldev121 on May 23, 2024 at 3:12 pm

      Come on Linda, stop being a floater and tell the truth, did it fix your floaters….because you look to young to float….๐Ÿ˜ฎ

    • @baldev121 on May 23, 2024 at 3:59 pm

      @@teatree966 sorry no offense, I was trying to get lindo to reply, I wanted to know how long, and which brand she took, the damn floater

  14. @paulhailey2537 on May 23, 2024 at 3:21 pm

    After just a Couple of Weeks on a Carnivore Diet I noticed that my Eye Floaters were gone and my eyesight was improving

    • @katm4841 on May 23, 2024 at 5:17 pm

      Itโ€™s been 4 days for me. I hope it clears my floaters.

    • @n8_b_h on May 24, 2024 at 5:27 am

      Couple of weeks only.? How dialed in was your carnivore diet?

  15. @61greerb on May 23, 2024 at 3:48 pm

    My floater started at the age of 50. When I retired at 60 I started the carnivore diet for elimination of allergies, during the diet change the extras results :eye floaters disappeared, off BP and cholesterol meds, weight loss, psoriasis is gone. It’s worth trying this diet

    • @darrenporter1850 on May 23, 2024 at 8:39 pm

      Floater? Just one. I have about 5000.

  16. @franciscote9292 on May 23, 2024 at 4:01 pm

    bro you have helped me with so much more things than the actual hospital it makes me believe in god more

    • @bobs9242 on May 23, 2024 at 7:18 pm

      Science was never your God.
      God is our God, who made all scientists

    • @reaux3921 on May 23, 2024 at 9:42 pm

      Bro? Respect your elders little boy

  17. @mcanultymichelle on May 23, 2024 at 5:11 pm

    I could go see an eye doctor and never get this information.I love you videos.Some people say donโ€™t listen to you,your not a doctor and I say Hallelujah โค๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป

    • @TheRottenOneRepents on May 23, 2024 at 10:32 pm

      Because doctors dont cure you they only treat the symptoms if they cured you then you wouldnt come back.

  18. @bolobokt8781 on May 23, 2024 at 5:58 pm

    Ive had same eye floaters since school, 30 years now, same shape and everything, with some extra ones as i got older. I was under the impression once you have them its for life

  19. @_Pat_1111 on May 23, 2024 at 7:50 pm

    I did a 26 days water fast and my floaters went away. Also my sight improved a lot. I donยดt need glasses. Iยดm on keto since 2012 and fasting one day a week and still got this kind of improvement on a prolonged water fast.

  20. @sterlingsilvernecklace on May 24, 2024 at 4:15 am

    I just wanted to thank you. I don’t know if you will see this comment but I posted it anyways. I had pre-diabetes even though I was vegan and severe joint swelling. I watched your keto videos and your video about the parathyroid and how it may need small amounts of boron to process vitamins. So I did the keto thing and vitamin d3 with K, the calcium and 3mg boron. I no longer am prediabetic and my joints are feeling better. I’m just so thankful that you posted this because my doctors were just giving me steroid shots. I didn’t know i was missing a mineral like boron or that keto gets rid of prediabetes. So thank you!

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