Category: Tips from Geriatrician

Most Common Conditions of Geriatric Syndrome

Most Common Conditions of Geriatric Syndrome Introduction Geriatric syndrome falls in cognitive impairment and delirium, depression, and polypharmacy. These are all common geriatric disorders that affect older persons with cancer. The existence of these disorders may impact overall tolerance of therapy and the quality of life, and perhaps survival. People...

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Steps To Avoid Metabolic Syndrome in Elderly

Steps To Avoid Metabolic Syndrome in Elderly Introduction A metabolic syndrome is a group of conditions that occur in tandem and increase your risk of heart disease, stroke, and type 2 diabetes. Examples of these conditions are: High blood pressure, high blood sugar, excess body fat around the waist,...

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Things To Consider When Focusing on Preventive Health of Older Adults

Things To Consider When Focusing on Preventive Health of Older Adults Introduction Preventive treatments are critical for everyone, but especially for the elderly. This is because your chance of developing health problems rises with age. If we prevent problems or notice them early, we are more likely to have...

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Reducing the Risks of Loneliness in the Elderly

How to reduce the risks of loneliness in the elderly? Introduction As we grow older, social isolation affects our physical and mental health.  Loneliness and isolation are severe problems for growing older adults that lead to depression and other mental illnesses, so it’s essential to know how to reduce...

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How to Control Nighttime Urination and Insomnia in Aging

How to Control Nighttime Urination and Insomnia in Aging Introduction Nocturia is a medical term to define the frequent urge of urination during nighttime. It reduces the sleep quality of a person leading to insomnia. Getting up for a maximum of 1 time to empty your bladder is quite...

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Assessing If an Older Adult Needs Caregiving Help

How to assess if an older adult needs caregiving help? Introduction Caregiving, important public service, and health message affect the quality of life of millions of older age individuals.0020So, we search out and get to know that accessing if an older adult needs caregiving help is talk of the...

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5 Causes of Paranoia in Aging & What to Do?

5 Causes of Paranoia in Aging & What to Do? Introduction Have you ever seen an elderly patient develop paranoia, hallucinations, or other psychotic symptoms?  Have you ever pondered on how to assess the etiology of those symptoms and develop a better diagnostic framework for comprehending them? In older...

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Flu Shots for Older Adults During Winters

Flu Shots for Older Adults During Winters. What to Know and What To Do? The flu is an infectious respiratory ailment that can manifest itself in several ways. It’s riskier now that the COVID-19 pandemic is still a concern. Flu can attack at any time of year, although outbreaks...

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Age-Friendly Services For Sugar Land Citizens

Age-Friendly Services for Sugar Land Citizens As we progress through life, we should keep in mind that the individuals who have cared for us our entire lives are becoming older. They genuinely want care and affection to begin to experience a healthy and fulfilled life and happily ever in their...

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Let’s Discuss Dementia Care Tips Older Adults Must Follow

Let’s Discuss Dementia Care Tips Older Adults Must Follow Research shows that almost 55 million people across the globe have dementia. Almost 60% of those having this condition belong to low- and middle-income countries. For those unaware, dementia refers to the impaired ability of a person to think rationally...

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