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Dupuytren’s Contracture and Its Measures

By | 2017-06-24T11:04:05+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Health and Medicine|

In dupuytren's contracture, the fibrous tissue in the palm of the hand becomes thickened and shortened, leading to deformity. One or more of the fingers, usually the ring and small fingers, are pulled towards the palm into a bent posture and, occasionally, painful lumps grow on the palm and the overlying skin becomes puckered. In [...]

Back Pain in Old Age – Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

By | 2017-06-27T17:31:44+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Health and Medicine|

Generally refers to moderate to severe distress in the spinal column or in the general back region. Back pain may result from injury to the back or to the supporting discs, ligaments, or muscles. Back pain can also be due to many illnesses, including KIDNEY DISEASE, CANCER, DISEASES, osteoarthritis. Frequently, the pain is concentrated in [...]

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Risk, Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

By | 2017-06-24T11:03:44+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Health and Medicine|

A serious and incurable (although treatable) lung disorder that causes a severe obstruction of someone's air flow and additionally is the cause of death for many elderly individuals in America and other nations. The disorder occurs as an effect of a blend of chronic bronchitis and emphysema, although it may also result from emphysema alone. [...]

Accidents and Injuries in Old Age

By | 2016-08-22T10:03:42+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Health and Medicine|

Physical injury or death occurring as an effect of AUTUMNS, fires, car crashes, or other injuries in or away from the home. Accidental injuries are a leading cause of death among individuals older than age 65, and according to a report in MMWR, unintentional injuries are the seventh cause of death among adults age 65 [...]

Baldness Due To Old Age

By | 2017-08-08T17:23:00+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Health and Medicine|

Usually refers to the long-term loss of hair on the head. Male pattern baldness is a hereditary condition. Some guys pick various hair l restoration techniques for example hair transplant, while others wear hairpieces. Others use complex processes of using still-growing strands of hair to comb over hairless spots. Additionally, there are over the counter [...]

Cognitive Damage

By | 2017-08-08T17:23:00+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Health and Medicine|

Problem in believing that wasn't present in somebody before. The individual may have Alzheimer's disease or dementia or may be cognitively impaired due to long-term ALCOHOLISM. In some instances, a vitamin deficiency, including a deficiency of Vitamin B12, may cause a cognitive disability. In other instances, a drug or a drug interaction may be impairing [...]

Negative Effect of Drug in Old Age

By | 2017-06-27T17:31:44+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Health and Medicine|

  Event negative effect of taking a medicine, which might vary from mild discomfort to departure. Some doctors may be too fearful of adverse drug events: some specialists consider that some elderly individuals are undertreated because of physicians' concerns that drugs could cause an adverse event, for example a stroke or a heart attack. In [...]

Blindness/Severe Vision Impairment In Old Age

By | 2017-06-24T11:03:18+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Health and Medicine|

Complete or almost complete loss of vision. The risk for blindness increases with age, particularly after the age of 75 years. Some states have a definition of legal blindness, where the person's vision is too impaired to drive a vehicle. These states establish their own standards for the degree of vision impairment that constitutes legal [...]

Ageism and Its Problem and Solution

By | 2017-06-24T11:03:18+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Health and Medicine|

Stereotyping of people based solely on their age and generally centering on people older than age 65. Said shrink Robert Butler, to whom the coining of the term ageism is credited, "Ageism, the bias of one group against another, has been used mainly to the bias of younger individuals toward old individuals. Inherent ageism is [...]