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Anxiety: An Early Indicator of Alzheimer’s Disease?

Anxiety: An Early Indicator of Alzheimer’s Disease?

Over 5.5 million U.S. citizens have Alzheimer’s. That number will continue to rise in the coming decades. Early detection leads to intervention that can delay or reduce the effects of the disease. Research has shown that the processes that lead to Alzheimer’s begin 10-20 years before symptoms become evident. Research into early indicators is ongoing.
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Tips for Preventing Falls in Older Adults

Tips for Preventing Falls in Older Adults

Falls are the single greatest source of injuries in older adults. These falls can lead to several health complications. Because of this, it’s important to try to prevent falls. Below are some tips for preventing them in older adults. Run a safety assessment of the home. There are quite a few hazards that can increase
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Don’t Ignore These Potential Cancer Symptoms

Don’t Ignore These Potential Cancer Symptoms

Oftentimes, cancer will cause bodily symptoms. These symptoms are signals that something could be wrong. People do ignore these signs though. This can lead to a late diagnosis. Below are some symptoms that people should not ignore. Trouble swallowing: Having occasional trouble isn’t worrisome. But, if someone is having trouble often, that can be a
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Surprising Heart Attack Triggers

Surprising Heart Attack Triggers

Habits such as smoking and not exercising are known to have the potential to trigger a cardiovascular event. Below, you will see other, less known, risk factors. • Cold weather: Colder conditions cause the blood vessels to narrow. This causes the heart to have to work harder to pump blood. • Asthma: Severe asthma can
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Dealing with the Impact of Cancer on Emotional Health

Dealing with the Impact of Cancer on Emotional Health

Cancer is a struggle for both the body and mind. A diagnosis can have a huge emotional impact on patients and their families. It can trigger feelings of fear, anxiety, and depression. When it comes to dealing with cancer, physical health is not the only thing to look after. According to the National Cancer Institute,
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