Geriatrics

What is Geriatrics?

It is the branch of medicine that deals with the diseases and health related problems of the elderly.

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my wife is haaving severe anxiety attacks, insomnia, depression. the psychiatrics she is going to has recommended seeing a doctor that specializes...

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Severe anxiety and depressive symptoms in 74 years of age need specialist attention. At her age pharmacokinetics of a number...

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My elderly mother is having hallucinations of unknown cause, and her family practitioner has been unresponsive. We are at a loss on how to procede....

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Hello,hallucinations are associated with psychological problems ,you need to consult a psychiatrists for this problem,later you can...

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Hi my son in 34 he has been referred to a geriatrics specialist after having an mri scan, due to several worrying symptoms: numbness down the side...

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The symptoms in your son suggest a problem with brain functions. Numbness of face, dizziness and...

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