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Blog Posts in December, 2014

Knowing the Symptoms of Shingles

Shingles is a skin infection that is primarily diagnosed in older adults, who may have a more difficult time recovering from this condition than younger people. When you have shingles, symptoms may ...
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Finding Support Following Stroke

After suffering a stroke, patients may need ongoing care and support from their families since there are a number of tough symptoms that can make the recovery process difficult. You might notice that ...
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Why You Won't Want to Gamble with Chest Pain

Chest pain is a relatively vague symptom that could be indicative of conditions ranging from heartburn to heart failure, which means that you might think of waiting for symptoms to subside before ...
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Ways to Preserve Your Spine Health at Any Age

The aging process can take a significant toll on your spinal health, because degenerative conditions like osteoporosis and spinal disc degeneration tend to set in as the body gets older. However, you ...
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Signs that an Elderly Loved One Needs Behavioral Care

Older adults are at a greater risk than younger people for a handful of mental disorders such as depression, dementia, and anxiety disorders that could lead to a wide range of complications and ...
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Helping Your Kids Stay Healthy This Holiday Season

The holiday season can present a number of extra health risks for anyone, but children are particularly vulnerable to the injuries and illnesses that boost ER visits during the season. As a parent, ...
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An In-Depth Look at Dementia in Seniors

Dementia is a frequently misunderstood condition that is not a disease itself, but rather a description of many different symptoms caused by a number of various diseases. Dementia may take place in ...
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Tips for Fighting the Holiday Blues

While the holiday season is festive for some, it may be a time of winter sadness for others. Seniors are particularly susceptible to feelings of depression during the holidays, as they may struggle ...
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