Over 50's Health

What is hypertension? (high blood pressure)

What is hypertension? (high blood pressure)

Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is a common and serious condition. But a diagnosis of...
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Confusion

Confusion

Confusion is when one is unable to think or process thoughts with normal swiftness or lucidity. It...
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How healthy are your parents?

How healthy are your parents?

As we age, one of the most difficult issues to deal with is the fact that after years of being...
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Urinary Incontinence - Causes and Treatment

Urinary Incontinence - Causes and Treatment

Urinary incontinence is the involuntary loss of urine. It is not a disease in itself, but can be a...
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Cataracts

Cataracts

Cataracts are the gradual clouding of the normally clear lens of the eye. This can eventually...
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Arthritis and gardening

Arthritis and gardening

The fact that you have arthritis should not put an end to your gardening...
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Beating depression after retirement

Beating depression after retirement

Many of us equate the word "retirement" with relaxation, holidays and sleeping late. But for some,...
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How your body will age

How your body will age

Yes, your body will deteriorate with age. But while biological processes do play a role, our...
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Deep-vein thrombosis (DVT)

Deep-vein thrombosis (DVT)

DVT occurs because of blood clotting in deep veins of the body, most frequently in the large veins...
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