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Seniors

Healthy choices aren’t just for the young. Learn how a healthy lifestyle can help seniors stay active and improve their quality of life.

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  • young woman helps older woman hold her tea cup as she takes a drink

    Essential Tremor

    Essential tremor is a disorder in your nervous system that causes uncontrollable shaking.

  • Man holding condom in one hand and blue pill in the other

    Erectile Dysfunction (ED)

    Erectile dysfunction is when a man cannot get or keep an erection. It can be caused by a number of…

  • Illustration of the female reproduction system and a yellow ribbon representing endometriosis

    Endometrial Cancer

    Endometrial cancer occurs in the lining of a woman’s uterus. Learn about the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of this common…

  • A woman puts on compression stockings

    Edema

    Edema is a swelling or puffiness of part of the body, usually the feet, ankles and legs. It sometimes occurs…

  • Man with Early-Onset Alzheimer’s

    Early-Onset Alzheimer’s

    Early-onset Alzheimer’s disease is a disease of the brain that affects people younger than 65. Some may develop symptoms in…

  • Senior man holds his hand to his throat in pain

    Dysphagia

    Dysphagia means difficulty swallowing. If you persistently have trouble swallowing or can’t swallow at all, you may have dysphagia.

  • Diverticular Disease

    Diverticular Disease is a group of conditions that affect your large intestine (colon).

  • gloved hands holding a ketone test strip for a urine analysis

    Diabetic Ketoacidosis

    Diabetic Ketoacidosis is a serious condition related to diabetes and fatal if not properly treated.

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    Diabetes and Heart Disease

    People with diabetes are more likely to have heart disease, but there are steps you can take to lower the…

  • Diabetes

    Diabetes is a disease that occurs when your body doesn’t make or use the hormone insulin properly. It causes too…

  • Portrait of older woman suffering for depression

    Depression in Older Adults

    Depression is a common problem in older adults, but it is not part of the aging process. Learn how to…

  • Elderly, depressed woman lying on pillow

    Depression and Alzheimer’s Disease

    Depression is very common among people who have Alzheimer’s disease, but there are things you can do as a caregiver…

  • Illustration of human brain with puzzle piece missing, depicting memory loss as a symptom of dementia

    Dementia

    Dementia is a group of symptoms often caused by changes in brain structure. It often occurs in older people but…

  • Close up shot of woman wearing deep vein thrombosis stockings on her feet

    Deep Vein Thrombosis

    Deep vein thrombosis is a blood clot that occurs in your leg veins. It can break off and travel to…

  • A man using sign language to communicate

    Deaf or Hard-of-Hearing: Tips for Working With Your Doctor

    If you are deaf or hard-of-hearing, these tips can improve communication with your doctor.

  • Woman holds her wrist in pain

    De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis

    De Quervain’s tenosynovitis is a painful condition that affects the tendons in your wrist.

  • Man holding chest in pain

    Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)

    Coronary artery disease occurs when blood vessels that carry blood to your heart get blocked with plaque.

  • Colorectal Cancer

    Colorectal cancer starts in the colon or the rectum. Because they share common features, these two cancers are often referred…

  • clostridium difficile bacterium isolated on black background

    Clostridium difficile (C. diff.) Infection

    A clostridium difficile (C. diff.) infection is a bacterial infection in your intestines.

  • Man suffering from neck pain and stiffness holds neck

    Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy (CSM)

    Cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM) is a compression of the spinal cord in your neck. A compression means pressure, pinching, or…

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