Anemia in the Elderly

The condition in which your blood has a lower than normal number of red blood cells.

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  • Fatigue, weakness and irritability are considered “normal” symptoms of aging, but these red flags may actually point to a serious underlying condition. Be aware of these signs and others that warrant a trip to the doctor and some blood work.

  • Specific vitamins can have a significant positive (or negative) impact on your health. Learn what each one does, how to spot a deficiency, and what foods you should add to your diet to make sure you're meeting your nutritional requirements.

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  • The condition of a senior’s fingernails can indicate the presence of medical issues like heart disease, thyroid issues and malnutrition, which can be especially serious in elderly individuals.


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