Category: Disease Information

Improving The Quality Of Life When Living With Arthritis

[ 0 ] March 23, 2014 |
Improving The Quality Of Life When Living With Arthritis

Many privileges come with age, including being able to drive, to vote, to legally consume alcohol, and to become eligible for senior discounts on groceries, hotel rooms, and dinner at favorite restaurants. With age also comes responsibility, and for some people, aging also means an increased chance of developing some form of arthritis. The Centers […]

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4 Diet Considerations For Managing COPD

[ 0 ] December 10, 2013 |
4 Diet Considerations For Managing COPD

For both those living with COPD and those caring for someone with this condition, healthy lifestyle choices can play an important role in reducing symptoms and decreasing the discomfort in breathing that are associated with this disease. While diet does not serve as the primary means of treatment in the way that it does for […]

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Caring For People Having Sundown Syndrome: Dementia Symptoms That Vary During The Day

[ 0 ] December 4, 2013 |
Caring For People Having Sundown Syndrome: Dementia Symptoms That Vary During The Day

Caring for someone with the loss of mental abilities as in the case of dementia can seem like a Herculean task at times. Unlike an elderly person who is just suffering from physical decline, those who must look after those with dementia are tasked with caring for someone who is literally “losing their mind.” Care […]

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Understanding The Progression Of Rheumatoid Arthritis

[ 0 ] September 17, 2013 |
Understanding The Progression Of Rheumatoid Arthritis

While many people have heard of arthritis, awareness of Rheumatoid Arthritis is less common and even fewer understand how the disease progresses. However, the first part of a patient’s being able to manage the disease is understanding the changes to expect and what can be avoided by seeking proper treatment of the disease. To that […]

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The Benefits Of Fish Consumption For People With Rheumatoid Arthritis

[ 0 ] September 6, 2013 |
The Benefits Of Fish Consumption For People With Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis is a chronic disease that can severely affect the quality of life for those who develop the disorder due to the pain and loss of mobility that it can cause. Treatment for the disease is getting better but the disease continues to affect the lives of millions of people as they await better […]

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Maintaining Independence In The Home When Living With Osteoarthritis

[ 0 ] August 18, 2013 |
Maintaining Independence In The Home When Living With Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is a condition often associated with aging. According to The Royal College of Physicians, “Osteoarthritis is the most common disease of the joints, and one of the most widespread of all chronic diseases”, and that its “prevalence increases steadily with age”. By around age 65, its effect can be seen in over half of […]

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Steps To Take At Home To Improve The Treatment Of Heart Failure

[ 0 ] January 18, 2013 |
Steps To Take At Home To Improve The Treatment Of Heart Failure

The diagnosis of heart failure can be extremely unnerving because we are all well aware of the importance of a properly functioning heart. The thought that our heart is failing brings to mind thoughts of a heart attack and sudden death, but this is not what heart failure is normally about. Suffering from heart failure […]

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