Monthly Archives: February 2015

More on Diverticulitis

According to the website http://www.webmd.com/digestive-disorders/tc/diverticulitis-topic-overview?page=2, people that suffer from Diverticulitis may suffer from mild cramps and belly pain. If so, they suggest the following: • Use a heating pad, set on low, on your belly. • Relax. For example, try … Continue reading

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Information revealed presented to small-town doctor

I must correct myself. My mother does not have diverticulosis, but has diverticulitis. There is a difference, but much of what I have been repeating as far as diet and hydration, sleep and exercise definitely apply in this instance as … Continue reading

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Treating painful diverticular disease

First and foremost, it is very important to add fiber to any person’s diet. That keeps all human bodies functioning properly and efficiently. For a person with painful diverticular disease, it is even more important, however, because it will lower … Continue reading

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What are the symptoms of diverticulosis?

Many people that have been deemed as having diverticulosis don’t have symptoms – or it takes them many years before their symptoms ever show, but this is certainly not the case for some people like my mom. She has the … Continue reading

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Digging deep for healthy foods for seniors

Just to let you all know, elderly care does not take a break. I literally work seven days a week with my little business. When I am not directly doing the care during the week, I am researching, taking care … Continue reading

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So much other research to do

Daily there is something that comes up with elderly care that I know very little if anything about. I am constantly researching; learning how to better serve my clients. It is all in effort to continue showing them that With … Continue reading

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A little about allergy medications (posted late on 02/21 from 02/20)

Until I began looking into allergy medications for dad, I did not realize the differences. Now I understand them much better. According to the website http://www.oklahomaheart.com/blog/what-allergy-medicines-can-i-safely-take-if-i-have-heart-disease-or-high-blood-pressure#.VOSvP_nF_Ds and Dr. Wayne Leimbach, various nasal corticosteroids can be taken safely for people with … Continue reading

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Helping mom and dad will help me help my clients

Sometimes it is easy for us to forget that our parents are aging as we age. As mom and dad get older, they are coming into contact with a variety of issues that they have never had to deal with … Continue reading

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Too cold to go out

One of the first things that I did when I woke up today was to check the weather conditions in and around Chicagoland. Along with about half of the United States, we folks here in the Midwest are experiencing some … Continue reading

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Delving into anything and everything I can

For my clients – and perhaps someday my own family – I am doing everything that I can to learn about everything that can and does affect elderly health. In my own family there are several things that I need … Continue reading

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