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Knowing your diagnosis can lead to severe depression – (Posted late on 02/07 from 02/03)

Ever since I was a young girl attending Catholic School, I have been all too aware of death. Death happened to be a topic of concern many times over in our religion classes. The elderly that are diagnosed with Congestive … Continue reading

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Congestive Heart Failure takes those before their time – (Posted late on 02/07 from 02/01)

Congestive heart failure is frightening indeed! One thing elderly caregivers need to realize is that a diagnosis of congestive heart failure does not mean that the nearly six million Americans that have this diagnosis have hearts that have stopped working … Continue reading

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More about COPD

As I stated yesterday, COPD is caused by a couple of things. One is AAT deficiency, but the other, the major reason behind the disease is smoking. Like I have already stated, 80-90% of all people get COPD because of … Continue reading

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Other procedures used to diagnose Dementia

According to NINDS, there are certain procedures medical health professionals use to diagnose Dementia. These include: • Brain scans. These tests can identify strokes, tumors, and other problems that can cause dementia. Scans also identify changes in the brain’s structure … Continue reading

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When Dementia is diagnosed

So, your client is acting forgetful and showing other signs of Dementia. You suggest that they see their medical doctor to check things out. The family complies. You are elected to take the client to see their doctor. You need … Continue reading

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Researching the various types of Dementia

As stipulated yesterday, there are many types of Dementia that have been diagnosed. As I type this, more research is being done and yet more variations are sure to evolve. What experts are trying to determine (which will significantly help … Continue reading

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What is the prognosis for those diagnosed with Osteoporosis?

It is best to avoid Osteoporosis before it begins to set in if at all possible! One it does, there is no reversing it, only treating it. Prescribed or OTC (Over-The-Counter) medications, as I have previously alluded to, can help … Continue reading

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