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  • Brain Training for Seniors

    Exercising your brain as you age is important and may help delay the onset of dementia.

  • Overactive Bladder

    Overactive bladder is a condition that causes you to lose control of your bladder without warning.

  • Prostatitis

    The prostate gland is part of the male reproductive system. Prostatitis is inflammation of that gland. It occurs when the…

  • Erectile Dysfunction (ED)

    Erectile Dysfunction (ED) is a medical condition that prevents a man from getting or keeping an erection.

  • Edema

    Edema is swelling or puffiness of parts of the body. Edema usually happens in the feet, ankles, and legs. It…

  • Lichen Sclerosus

    Lichen sclerosus is a type of skin condition. It often affects your genital or anal areas, but you can get…

  • Parkinson’s Disease

    Parkinson’s disease is a kind of movement disorder. It affects the nervous system and causes problems with muscle movement.

  • Diabetes and Exercise

    Exercise carries additional risk for people with diabetes, but the associated benefits far outweigh the potential negatives.

  • Osteoporosis

    Osteoporosis is a disease of the bones. It makes your bones brittle and breakable. Learn how to prevent and manage…

  • Diabetes and Heart Disease

    People who have diabetes are more likely to get heart disease. That’s because their blood sugar level is often higher…

  • Dementia

    Dementia isn’t a disease. It’s a group of symptoms that can be caused by brain damage. It’s not related to…

  • Cirrhosis and Portal Hypertension

    Cirrhosis is a form of liver disease. It occurs when cells in your liver become damaged beyond repair. Portal hypertension…

  • Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy (CSM)

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

  • Perimenopause

    Perimenopause is a stage in a woman’s reproductive years that means she is nearing menopause.

  • Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome

    Hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) is a condition involving red blood cells and your kidneys. HUS happens after you get an…

  • Heart Failure

    Heart failure means your heart isn’t pumping blood as well as it should. It is the result of other diseases…

  • Essential Tremor

    Essential tremor is a disorder in your nervous system. It causes shaking movements that you can’t control, most often in…

  • Depression and Alzheimer’s Disease

    Depression is very common among people who have Alzheimer dementia. They may become depressed when their memory and ability to…

  • Pain Control After Surgery: Pain Medicines

    Pain medicine is available in many forms. Some medicines are given before surgery to prevent pain. Other types are given…

  • Sleep Changes in Older Adults

    As you age, you may have changes in your sleep patterns. Hormones, lifestyle habits, and certain conditions and medicines can…