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Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms to Watch Out For

Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms to Watch Out For

Over 1.5 million people living in the United States have rheumatoid arthritis. Most people know about the joint swelling and pain that go along with the disorder. However, what many people might not know about are the variety of symptoms that can come from rheumatoid arthritis. It can affect much more than just joint health.
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Tips for Communicating with Someone Who Has Dementia

Tips for Communicating with Someone Who Has Dementia

Dealing with dementia is never an easy thing. This is especially true when trying to communicate with someone who has it. The disorder makes it harder for the person to understand and deliver messages. This can lead to frustration for both the patient and their families. Oftentimes, this can lead to conflict which is the
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Signs of Advanced Heart Failure

Signs of Advanced Heart Failure

Nearly 6 million Americans are living with heart failure. About 10% of them are advanced cases. Heart failure is advanced when normal treatment options, such as medicine and lifestyle changes, no longer manage it effectively. This stage of heart failure requires more aggressive treatment. Since heart failure is a disorder that gets worse over time,
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Winter Weather: Its Effects on Health

Winter Weather: Its Effects on Health

Winter is coming, and with it drops in temperature. In most places, it’s already getting cooler. The changes in weather during winter can affect our health. It’s important to know these effects so we can better mitigate them. Below are some ways winter weather affects our health. • Our Immune System: During the winter we
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The Importance of Early Recognition

The Importance of Early Recognition

According to the Lewy Body Dementia Association, an estimated 1.3 million Americans have Lewy body dementia. It is currently the second most common type of dementia after Alzheimer’s disease. Despite the prevalence of Lewy body dementia, there isn’t as much attention drawn to it as Alzheimer’s disease. One report finds that seniors display signs of
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