Monthly Archives: March 2014

Multiple Sclerosis: Definition, Causes, Types and Symptoms

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is an immune-mediated disease that targets a patient’s central nervous system. This disease can vary in severity and type. In total, there are four different types of MS. Anyone at any age can develop the disease; however … Continue reading

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Sciatica in the Elderly

Sciatica is a very common type of pain that many seniors feel. It is often described as a burning sensation that spans from the lower back down the back of one or both legs. The pain can begin in the … Continue reading

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Acquired Brain Injury: Symptoms, Treatment, Prognosis and Prevention

In our last blog post we covered the topic of types of acquired brain injury. These types of injuries can occur from trauma or disease. The elderly are susceptible to acquired brain injuries due to their age, their weakened immune … Continue reading

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Types of Acquired Brain Injury

The brain is a complex and intricate organ that controls our every thought and movement. Through the connections our brains makes, we learn skills and information throughout our lives. Our brain allows us to learn information, move through space and … Continue reading

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What Your Eyes Can Tell You about Your Health

Human eyes have often been referred to as the window to the soul. While this may or may not be true, our eyes do have the ability to tell a vibrant story about our health. By simply looking into someone’s … Continue reading

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Tips for Seniors: Grocery Shopping

Eating healthy is key to living a long and fruitful life. Without the proper food choices, you could put your body at risk for developing infections and diseases. Eating healthy is often really difficult though. Processed foods often appear cheaper … Continue reading

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How to Deal with Foot Odor

Foot odor can be extremely annoying. It can be difficult to get rid of, and can cause you anxiety. If your feet smell bad, then your shoes could begin to smell as well, and then, your closet may begin to … Continue reading

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Chronic Kidney Disease in the Elderly

Chronic kidney disease is an illness that often affects the elderly. It is characterized by a gradual loss of kidney function over a long time period. This disease differs from acute kidney disease due to its duration and its severity. … Continue reading

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Cataracts: What Seniors Should Know

Cataracts are small clouding of your eye’s lens that can greatly affect your vision. As people age, cataracts often form in their lenses and can cause your vision to blur or become impaired at night. There are numerous types of … Continue reading

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