Senior health

Yes, some parts of the anatomy are going downhill fast. But it's possible - and health-promoting - to stay physically active and socially and intellectually engaged late in life. Talk about your own health, or that of your parents, with others who are working toward a healthy lifestyle.

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cystitis

nineteen2
  • By nineteen2 · Posted March 2, 2014
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  • Whats the difference between interstetial cystitis and chronic cystitis. I was diagnosed wth inflamation of the bladder (chronic cystitis) When I asked the dr what I had (untersttial or chronic) he said ...

hello

bellecreole000
  • By bellecreole000 · New reply March 25, 2012
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  • Hello everyone, I am new to this group. My mother suffered a major stroke back on 11/15/2011. She endergo 2 cranial surgery plus now she is at nursing getting rehab. She is paralyzed on her left side ...

Numbers, Please

moonlight1964
  • By moonlight1964 · New reply September 5, 2009
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  • Could someone give me the "numbers" that are suppose to be healthful?? Such as total Cholesterol -- the good and the bad. Also the sugar number? What about the PSA number? And then there's the blood pressure ...

problems with a damage spleen

JESPARZA39
  • By JESPARZA39 · Posted August 31, 2009
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  • My wife was told by her suragen that she has a damage spleen what would be her options thanks John ...

Poor circulation

Nose
  • By Nose · Posted February 26, 2009
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  • I have poor circulation in my feet. Can I do anything to improve tthis ...

iva123

iva1
  • By iva1 · Posted January 25, 2009
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  • To mandyblue I am a new friend to you and this is all new to me as I have never answered a request before yours about wheel chairs. We have a number of physical problems at 87 and 85 but work dailey through ...

kidney failure

maryrutledge
  • By maryrutledge · Posted October 15, 2008
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  • would like from anybody who knows about dialysis memaw ...

kidneys

maryrutledge
  • By maryrutledge · Posted October 15, 2008
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  • my doctor is putting me in the hospital to start dialysis isthis normal ...

how to make my pulse faster

andreali
  • By andreali · New reply October 14, 2008
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  • How to make my pulse faster. I am a about 70 years Chinese senior. I live in Maryland. My heart pulse is too slow, It is about 44/min. I don’t know if it is better than regular pulse. I run 4 miles every ...

Heart disease

Ed4
  • By Ed4 · Posted March 3, 2008
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  • Last night my entire body for jolted for a millisecond. I remember my legs and arms jerking for an instant. I googled the symptoms but could find no medical observations on this type of what I am calling ...

person living alone in first stages of alzheimers

bjm512
  • By bjm512 · New reply February 2, 2008
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  • Sister is in first stages of AD , i am thinking about building a small house next to my home for her, she can still do most things for herself except she doesn't remember to take meds or bath but will ...

Care giving

sonebone
  • By sonebone · New reply January 18, 2008
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  • Hi: I am writing everyone out there who is experienced in care giving their elderly parents. I am 49 yr old male with 2 out of state siblings ( they are pro-active as they can be given their geographical ...

Grandmother's stroke

michellewest1961
  • By michellewest1961 · New reply August 23, 2007
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  • My 87 year old grandmother has had a stroke and it seem's that everyone family &hospital has given up on her and is willing to let nature take it's course. She can't talk to me but she understand's my ...

stroke/diebetic sores

michellewest1961
  • By michellewest1961 · Posted July 18, 2007
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  • Greeting's...........I'm new to this site and live in canada so I'm not sure if I will get any hit's but I'm very very concerned for my grandmother who had a fall a while back , went into hospital with ...

Parkinsons's Disease

gail5
  • By gail5 · New reply July 16, 2007
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  • My father, who is 83, has had Parkinson's for approx. 20 years. He's still on his feet, with the aid of a walker, but very unsteady. His voice is weak and hard to understand. My main concern now is how ...

please help

hj8nc
  • By hj8nc · New reply July 4, 2007
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  • My father had a stroke early Feb. this year. It was further complicated by sepsis related to an infected gallbladder. He was finally released from the hospital in March, after a full month in the hospital ...

Erectile Dysfunction

eastgate
  • By eastgate · New reply June 29, 2007
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  • Looking for a doctor within 500 miles of Port Orange, FL who specilizes in this condition exclusively. Most Urologists in this area either do not have the time or the patience to deal with this problem ...

alzheimers

ldolan
  • By ldolan · Posted June 7, 2007
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  • dear lisamarie.....I don't know if you will receive this but if you would like to contact me at my email address I would like to inform you on what is going on here at my home with my husband who also ...

headaches

MaryKay1965
  • By MaryKay1965 · New reply May 29, 2007
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  • At 74 almost 75 the experince lately is a burnning left nostril which in turn I have a sharp pain behind the left eye .It is like a huge headache. The headche has only been today. what causes this and ...

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