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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 ...

What causes pain behind the ear radiating towards neck and skull?

I am a senior citizen with no major health problems. For about 3 weeks I have had a pain on the bone behind my right ear, radiating up to the neck area of the bottom of the skull. Do I just have ...

Suggest remedy for rosacea like break outs on face

Hi my husband s face suffers. frequently from rosasia type break out on his face. It will end up with a dried dry skin type on his face where it occurs. We are both senior citizen an under a limited income ...

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 ...

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

. thank you. Am a Senior Citizen YYYY@YYYY ...
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What causes strong urine and fecal smell?

What causes strong urine & fecal smell in seniors? ...

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 ...
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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
Hello doctor Im 29yrs old young unmarried manI feel for urine and I want to stop few mints that time so my urine is fall some drops in my underwear please help
Greetings.It is far more common problem from children/young adults to senior citizens.Your loss of bladder control can be a problem related to the nervous system message relay between the brain,muscles and nerves involved in urination,or result of other factors viz., injury to the region/spinal cord,etc.,Visit a doctor for proper diagnosis of reason. Don't worry.I think i guided you right.
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