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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

What Exactly is COPD? Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) affects more than three million Americans a year. The disease has no cure but can be managed with medicine and other therapies to reduce its effects on daily life. It is a lung condition caused by smoking or long-term exposure to lung irritants like smog. It most ...

Symptoms of Huntington’s Disease

Understanding Huntington's Disease Huntington's disease is a hereditary brain disorder which is incurable. When the nerve cells are damaged, it causes different parts of the brain to deteriorate. Huntington's disease affects functionality, cognition and behavior of those afflicted. Depending on the severity of symptoms, individuals can lose the ability to talk, walk and overall mobility during ...

Facts About Huntington’s Disease

Huntington's Disease Therapies Focus on Maintaining Quality of Life While dementia is often considered a senior health issue, that's not always the case. With Huntington's disease, an inherited condition causes cognitive decline for those in their 30s and 40s. Although there is no cure for Huntington's disease, treatment can help slow the progression of symptoms and ...

Treatment for Parkinson’s Disease

A Guide to Parkinson's Treatments for Patients and Their Families A Parkinson’s disease diagnosis will have a serious impact upon senior health due to the progressive nature of the condition. Following a diagnosis, it is normal for seniors and their families to experience a wide range of emotions as they sort through the options that are ...

Parkinson’s Disease Symptoms

Recognizing the Signs of Parkinson’s Disease Parkinson’s disease can have a major impact on senior health as the condition progresses and destroys neurons in the brain. The signs of the disease are relatively consistent across all people. You should know how to recognize the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. Uncontrollable Shaking One of the first and most noticeable signs ...

What is Parkinson’s Disease?

What Seniors Today Should Understand About Parkinson’s Disease Parkinson’s disease is a major hazard to senior health because it is not curable, is degenerative and affects the entire nervous system. A senior who develops this disease could quickly start to have problems leading a normal life. Here is what seniors should understand about Parkinson’s disease. How Parkinson’s ...

Heart Disease and the Aging Population

It is thought that heart disease is increasing to epidemic proportions. It is a merciless killer, its symptoms are often silent and it doesn't care your age, gender or socioeconomic status. Heart disease unfortunately affects all age groups, but affects senior health with an alarming intensity. Causes Heart disease can actually mean any type of heart condition. ...

What Are Sexually Transmitted Diseases?

A sexually transmitted disease (STD) is any type of infection that is primarily transmitted through sexual contact. It is also important to note that some STDs can be passed from mother to child during pregnancy or childbirth. STDS are extremely common. In fact, it is estimated that 30 percent of the population will develop at ...

Is Alzheimer’s Disease Preventable?

There are many who would like to be able to stop from ever suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. The problem is that there is no conclusive evidence that any methods will actually work in preventing the problem. This is because there is no cause which can be pointed to as the stem of the problem. Hereditary ...