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HIV Disease And Aids – Causes, Symptoms, Measures, Treatment , Myths

By | 2017-06-25T10:45:32+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Health and Medicine|

Refers To Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, A Disorder That's Due To The Individual Immunodeficiency Virus (HTV). HIV is a persistent viral infection that, left untreated, effects in reduced resistance to other diseases and cancers (especially Kaposi’s sarcoma), which may lead to death. Disease with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), which in many instances results in [...]

Breast Cancer – Risk, Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

By | 2017-06-25T10:44:35+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Health and Medicine|

The most often diagnosed malignant tumor found among girls and the second leading cause of death from cancer among women in America and Canada. (Contrary to popular belief, it's lung cancer that's the leading source of cancer death among women in America and Canada.) About 183,000 girls are diagnosed with breast cancer each year in [...]

Coronary Artery Heart Disease (CHD) – Risk, Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

By | 2017-06-25T10:46:59+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Health and Medicine|

In coronary artery disease, the coronary arteries (which supply blood to the heart muscle) have become so furred up with fatty material that the blood supply to the heart muscle is compromised, leading to heart damage. Disorders of the heart, mainly myocardial infarction (heart attack) and angina pectoris (chest pains from heart disease) that are [...]

Alcoholism in Old Age

By | 2017-08-08T17:22:56+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Health and Medicine|

An addiction to alcohol, including both physical and emotional elements. Elderly individuals who drink to excess may have been drinking for years, or they may begin drinking late in life because of MELANCHOLY, BEREAVEMENT, PAIN and forlornness, or for other motives. Frequently, their drinking is concealed and friends, and relatives may not understand the source [...]

Calcium Deficiency During Old Age

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

Too low amounts of calcium in the blood, also called hypocalcemia. Elderly people may be at risk for a calcium deficiency due to drugs they take, together with some disorders for which they may be at risk, like kidney disease, liver disease, or alcoholism. Light hypocalcemia may mimic the symptoms of early Alzheimer's disease or [...]

CPR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

By | 2016-08-24T08:54:59+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Health and Medicine|

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, an approach to reviving a man whose breathing has ceased. CPR is a lifesaving treatment. Respiration may have quit due to blocked air passages, a jolt, high temperature, or various other reasons. CPR training can be found through various charitable organizations. There are two main kinds of CPR. Fundamental CPR is important for [...]

Alzheimer’s Disease in Old Age

By | 2017-08-08T17:22:58+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Health and Medicine|

Additionally called "senile dementia of the Alzheimer's kind" or SDAT. Alzheimer's disease is the most frequently occurring type of DEMENTIA. Dementia is a broad term that refers to a brain dysfunction that directly impacts the reason and that's substantially more common among elderly people, although nearly all senior citizens don't have problems with dementia. The [...]

Cremation

By | 2016-08-24T08:55:59+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Health and Medicine|

Disposal of human remains by burning them at incredibly high temperatures in a particular furnace. Cremated human remains weigh from 3 to 9 pounds and are composed mostly of bone fragments. They may be put in a particular um or other container, determined by the wishes of the family. Some faiths disapprove of or completely [...]

Assisted-Living Facility (ALF)

By | 2016-08-24T08:34:36+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Health and Medicine|

An organization that provides home and some degree of attention to elderly and handicapped people. It doesn't supply the considerably higher-proficient amount of medical care that's located in a nursing home or a rehabilitation center. If such attention is desired, the person is normally cleared. Nevertheless, some assisted-living facilities have units set aside for patients [...]