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Common Changes to Expect in Your 50s

Common Changes to Expect in Your 50s

As we age, our bodies begin to undergo certain changes. Don’t let them get you down, though. What some people see as negative changes also come with their silver linings. Below we’ll go over some of the changes that come with getting older and discuss how some of them are advantageous. Skin: In general, skin
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Understanding and Dealing with Dementia Behaviors

Understanding and Dealing with Dementia Behaviors

Dementia deteriorates the brain. With this deterioration comes unusual behaviors. The changes can be difficult for family and friends. While dealing with these behaviors there are some things to keep in mind which can help make things easier. Remember that most behaviors have a purpose. People with dementia have a harder time expressing what they
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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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