October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is an annual campaign to increase awareness about the disease. While most are aware of the disease, a lot of people forget to take steps on how to detect its early stages and encourage others to do the same. The Importance of Early Detection – The goal of screening exams for … Continue reading The Best Protection is Early Detection.
What is Influenza also called as “Flu“? – the flu is a respiratory illness that is very contagious that affects the nose, throat, and lungs. It can cause severe illness that may also lead to death. To prevent this from happening, it is advisable to get a flu shot every year. Signs and … Continue reading Influenza Season
A survey led by the Commonwealth Fund and published in Nov 2014 shows that seniors in the United States of America, are much more ill, than aging populations in other first world countries. The reasons are not hard to guess: sedentary lifestyles, desk jobs, unhealthy diets, excess consumption of alcohol and stress, all of which … Continue reading Benefits of Employing Professional Geriatric Care Services
Osteoporosis is a condition where the bones in a person’s body are steadily losing density making the bone porous. The porosity makes the bones weak or brittle, therefore making them more vulnerable to fracture. If suffering from Osteoporosis, it need not result in a fracture, but could cause aches and pains in most parts of … Continue reading Osteoporosis: Causes, Symptoms & Remedies
Some Statistics Every year, 60,000 people are diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease (PD), in the United States. This is an approximate count, as there are thousands of cases that are not detected or else, are being dismissed as symptoms of senility and old-age One million Americans live with Parkinson’s Disease, which is equal to the number … Continue reading Parkinson’s disease – Statistics, Causes and Symptoms