Geriatrics

Alzheimer’s Disease

There are many people who suffer from Alzheimer's disease, which damages the areas of the brain that control thought, memory and language. People with Alzheimer's may repeat themselves, forget things or have trouble finding the right words when they speak. There are many researches and investigations regarding Alzheimer's, but at the moment the causes are [...]
Geriatrics

Know More About Your Medications

It is your RIGHT & RESPONSIBILITY to know more about your medications… Understand your medications more & more…. Know the brands & generics to your medications. Know why you take this medication, what is the exact dose, how & when to take the medication. Ask your pharmacist if your medications have any interactions with each [...]
Geriatrics

Your Sight As You Age

Your vision changes naturally throughout your life, you may be feeling these changes right now as almost everyone experience them while aging!! Let me give you some hints about what you may be going through… You may have noticed that: Your eyes need more light to see. It becomes harder to tell the difference between [...]
Geriatrics

Diabetic Foot

Diabetic foot is considered as one of the most serious and common complication for uncontrolled diabetics, as even small or insignificant foot cuts or problem can turn to something serious What causes diabetic Foot?   poor blood circulation . problems in the nerves (neuropathy) which might lead to loss of sensation for hot and cold. [...]
Geriatrics

How To Stay Active All Day

What are the secrets of those active people? Why do we want to stay active? Do you want to have more energy at work and maintain a good body shape? How we can do that? Steps for keeping you active all day: If you are over 50 years before starting the new active lifestyle: you [...]
Geriatrics

Osteoporosis – prevention and treatment

Osteoporosis – prevention and treatment Osteoporosis is one of the most common diseases nowadays. It is characterized by abnormal decrease of bone density with aging leading to weak and fragile bones susceptible to fracture. Women in menopause are most likely to get osteoporosis due to the lower levels of the female hormone estrogen that plays [...]
Geriatrics

Memory Loss

Many people complain from being unable to remember several moments of their daily life. Some people just see themselves as having an impaired memory while others may get panic attacks when forgetting any simple detail. It is scientifically proven that all of us are exposed to daily situations where we forget some details. It is [...]