Easing Symptoms of Alzheimer's Disease

Easing Symptoms of Alzheimer's Disease Whether a patient faces a simple health problem, such as a head cold, or one as complex as Alzheimer's disease, easing the symptoms is often as important as resolving the issue itself. Yet for the more than 5 million Americans affected by Alzheimer's, treating the symptoms is even more vital. Easing symptoms of Alzheimer's Disease Some of the early signs of Alzheimer's include memory loss that disrupts daily life, mood and personality changes, and difficulty solving otherwise simple daily tasks. Alzheimer's disease is the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States, according to the Alzheimer's Association.

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Understanding Bursitis

There are over 160 Bursae in your body. These fluid filled sacs are located between the muscle tendon and the bone. They lubricate and cushion, aiding in the decrease of pressure between your bones, tendons, and muscles around your joints. The cause of bursitis is usually from overuse, stress or trauma. Or in rare cases due to an infection. The friction from a joint, tendon or ligament rubbing against the bursae causes it to get inflamed and that causes the pain. A common type of bursitis that doesn’t show redness is hip bursitis, which is located on the side of

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New Pain Relief Options to Avoid Back Pain

Back pain is reported to be the most common cause of missed work, right after flu and colds. In fact, back pain is so common that many people consider it inevitable, especially with increasing age. But it may be possible to avoid some types of back pain by better understanding its causes and avoiding or preventing them in the first place. And while over-the-counter pain relief medications can help lessen back pain once it occurs, exercise, improved posture, and good furniture can strengthen and heal your back and even prevent back pain from occurring in the first place. This article

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Posture Counts to Avoid Back Problems

Posture Counts to Avoid Back Problems Remember how mom always reminded you about your posture? Turns out she was right.  Your posture counts! Posture Counts to Avoid Back Problems Years of poor posture, we now know, puts undue pressure on the spine and supporting muscles and ligaments that can result in everything from back pain to muscle strain to degenerative arthritis. And many of us make things worse on a daily basis. How so? Research has found that common things like stress, obesity, incorrect posture while sleeping, walking and working, and — yes, all you fashionistas out there — wearing

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Laser spine surgery helps seniors find relief

Two recent clinical studies bring good news to the aging population. If you have lower back pain, burning pain or numbness in your legs you are probably one of the many people suffering with Lumbar Spinal Stenosis (LSS) - a condition affecting a vast majority of the over-60 age group - and this good news applies to you. The condition is most often part of normal deterioration due to aging but can also be caused by osteoarthritis, bone spurs, bulging or herniated discs, or injury or trauma to the spine. It can be hereditary, too. "It's possible to have spinal

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Oral Health Care To Avoid Oral Cancer

Oral health care is indeed essential and any sort of negligence can be detrimental. Regular oral health check up safeguards against any sort of unwanted oral disease, actually studies have revealed that each year about 400,000 people across the glove get suffer from oral cancer. Again, in case of oral cancer there remain chances of developing a second cancer. So, through proper dental and oral care it is necessary to take precautionary steps against the oral cancerous growths. To be specific, smoking and use of tobacco is a major cause being oral cancer, it has been found that use of

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Managing and Living Life with Incontinence

Managing and Living Life with Incontinence Managing, Living, Life, Incontinence, Bladder How can I prevent and manage accidents? A weakened or overactive bladder doesn't have to keep you from living your life. There are steps you can take to prevent accidents or to manage them discreetly when they do happen. Make simple changes Keep the path to the bathroom clear and well lit at night. Wear easy-to-open clothes. Empty your bladder before bed, a big meeting or a trip. Use the right incontinent product. Depend® Brand offers many styles and products designed to fit your needs and lifestyle. We have

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Incontinence 101

Incontinence Questions and Answers (FAQ's) Incontinence, Questions and Answers. FAQ What is urinary incontinence? Urinary Incontinence is the medical term for the "complaint of any involuntary leakage of urine." This definition was standardized by the International Continence Society and is being used more consistently by medical professionals, researchers and industry. Involuntary urine leakage for any reason is more common than the general public is aware of. Symptoms are sometimes related to temporary or reversible conditions and other times related to long term conditions or risk factors. The good news is that with access to good information you can find how

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6 Simple Routines for Healthy Hair and Skin

Whether quick and efficient or long and relaxing, 61 percent of Americans would rather give up brushing their teeth for a week than remove showering from their daily routines, according to a recent survey commissioned by Delta Faucet. While people may recognize the value of a steaming shower, they may not consider the effects water temperature and beauty rituals have on the body and mind. Healthier hair, softer skin and less stress can be achieved by following a few simple steps: Glowing skin. Cold water can cause pores to tighten, making it difficult to thoroughly clean skin. Conversely, hot water

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