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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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  • Fibromyalgia is a syndrome that causes muscle pain and general fatigue. It is a condition that is often misunderstood.

    Fibromyalgia

    Fibromyalgia is a syndrome that causes muscle pain and general fatigue.

  • Fecal Incontinence

    Fecal incontinence is the inability to control bowel movements, leading to stool leaking from the rectum. Many times it is…

  • Senior person sitting on floor next to walker

    Falls: How to Lower Your Risk

    A fall at an older age can have serious consequences to your health and independence. Reduce your risk for falling…

  • older couple stretching before exercise in a park

    Exercise and Seniors

    Some form of regular exercise is important for older adults

  • A young woman helps an older woman hold her tea cup as she takes a drink. Essential tremor is a disorder in your nervous system. It causes shaking movements that you can’t control, most often in your hands.

    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 is a swelling or puffiness of part of the body, usually the feet, ankles and legs. It sometimes occurs in the face and hands.

    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 is a swallowing disorder that can result from multiple causes.

  • Diverticular disease is a group of conditions (diverticulosis, diverticulitis and diverticular bleeding) that affect your large intestine (colon).  

    Diverticular Disease (Diverticulitis)

    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.

  • Healthy foods for controlling diabetes and blood sugar.

    Diabetes and Heart Disease

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

  • A woman with diabetes pricks her finger to test her insulin level. Diabetes is a disease that occurs when your body doesn’t make or use the hormone insulin properly. It causes too much blood glucose (sugar) in the blood.

    Diabetes

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

  • 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.

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