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Concussions in senior citizens

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what are the health insurance available in medical field for senior citizens

I want to know the best suited medical cover for my Uncle who is 70 years of age.. I have seen some policies like Oriental s Family floater. Is it advisable to go for Family Insurance policy or Individual policy? Please Advise
 

Senior citizen having degenerative osteoarthritis, sciatica, bursitis in hip. Recommended hip replacement surgery? Recommendations?

I saw a Chiropractor for Sciatica and he had me get x-rays. The report came back that my right hip collapsed and was bone on bone. Went to see an Orthopedic specialist, he took x-rays and said I had 3 things going on besides my hip. Degenerative...
 

Is depression caused by concussions?

on his own and works construction. He had two major concussions that I know about. One in the 8th grade during basketball and one in his senior year during football. I m curious if the issues he s having ...
 

What to do if an 80 yr old has been diagnosed with breaking down of platelets and has lost height, weight due to spine deterioration?

now, she will be 80 on Sept 29th this year, prior to this she was a healthy active Senior Citizen. ...
 

Could the Statin drugs be the reason for the muscle weakness and Hypoglycemia?

As a female Senior Citizen, I have recently discovered that I have the MCADD gene and many of the associated related symptoms of muscle weakness, hypoglycemia & weight gain. I am currently on statin drugs ...
 

Allergy after using Dependal. Not suppressed by Avil or Citizen. Serious Problem?

of Citizen 1 Tab every 4 days for around 20 days to kill allergy, but after 30 Days it has come back. AM I ...
 

Mild concussion

my son suffered a mild concussion while on a trip to New York with his Show Choir group for spring ... and the Dr. stated he had a mild concussion. He is now trying to get back home to Oklahoma ...
 

Diagnosed with borderline diabetes. What is causing intermittent sharp pain in middle toe?

This is a question regarding a senior citizen who s been diagnosed with borderline diabetes a few years back.His diet has been closely monitored to keep sugar levels in check.Recently, he s been ...
 

What could be the reason for having discoloration on left side of neck and hairline?

Above Inside My Hairline...Close To White In Color...I Am A Light Brown Skinned African-American Female...Senior Citizen Over 70...I d Appreciate Your Opinion & Thank You For It...Mrs. Wilson ...
 

Cold, chills, sore throat, difficulty in swallowing. Any ideas?

. thank you. Am a Senior Citizen YYYY@YYYY ...
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Recovery period for a concussion?

how soon after a concussion can I ride a roller coaster. The concussion was Oct 19th, the symptoms went away by Oct 25. I had some slight dizziness this past Saturday but not sure why, did not last ...
 

Suggest treatment for symptoms of concussion

I was dropped on my back and hit my head hard a few years ago. I went to the ER, was diagnosed as having a severe concussion and wished the best. Since, I often experience light headedness / dizziness ...
 

Treatment for concussion sypmtoms

I was in an auto accident 6 weeks ago... concussion , and still experiencing, photo- phobia , time ......I question why a Dr would prescribe a treatment that could mask/mimic the concussion symptoms. I'm still ...
 

What are symptoms of a concussion?

I was getting into the car yesterday in a bit of a hurry and hit my head on the door frame. Is concussion unlikely? My head hurt a little bit but I don t have usual concussion symptoms. (I m feeling ...
 

What are symptoms of concussion?

how do I know if i have a concussion? ...
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Hands quivering for senior citizen
Tremors should be assessed by your physician. Could be age related, liver disease, neural factors, vitamin deficiency etc.
 
My mum who is 86 complaints of being feverish in the evenings for the past few days. Can you help please.
Hello, First you/she should check the temperature with a thermometer to make sure that she has fever. If she has fever she should see a doctor. A confirmed fever in a senior citizen is not to be ignored. Dr. Noble Zachariah
 
I bumped my head on a wall by accident and never lost consciousness but I feel like I'm getting a knot on my forehead? What should I do
Consult a doctor. IT could be a concussion.
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