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Senior Health

Common medical conditions associated with older adults.
  • UTIs are often difficult to detect in seniors, but early diagnosis can prevent serious complications. Know the age-related symptoms to look for and learn how to reduce the risk of infection.
  • C. diff infections are on the rise in hospitals and nursing homes, and ill seniors are particularly vulnerable to this persistent bug. Use these best hygiene and antibiotic practices to keep your loved one and yourself healthy.
  • Minor bloating after a salty meal is pretty standard, but for millions of Americans, excess fluid retention is a serious problem. Know the signs of edema and what medical and lifestyle options can minimize swelling and discomfort.
  • Probiotics and digestive enzymes are two popular treatment options for individuals who experience tummy troubles and wish to improve their overall gut health. Learn how these supplements work, what benefits they offer, and how to purchase them.
  • It is normal to be constipated from time to time, but when this condition lasts for a prolonged period or worsens significantly, it can be extremely uncomfortable and even require medical attention.
  • Mental health is a complex area of medicine, but there are steps caregivers can take to learn about mental illness, support their loved ones and ensure they get necessary treatments.
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