As we age, it may be shocking how noticeably our bodies can deteriorate in a matter of a few decades. By the time we retire, it is more likely we may deal with dementia and Alzheimer's disease.
AD is a condition that many elderly patients are at a risk for developing but it is something that occurs secondary to years of damage from other chronic conditions. There are many common risk factors that you can change now to reduce the chances of AD.
Muscle shaking or twitching can be a sign of a tremor. These are likely to be seen in patients as they age because of brain degeneration. Here, we will be exploring this link and the types of treatments you may benefit from if you have a tremor.
Myoclonus is a condition described as shaking movements. It can occur for a number of different reasons, and it's important to distinguish the differences because this will dictate what treatment may be helpful.
Incontinence is the inability to control your urination or defecation and is strongly associated with conditions like Alzheimer's Disease. It is a very stressful time for patients and relatives affected by the disease, but interventions can help.
Balance problems and coordination defects are an unfortunate cascade of Alzheimer's Disease. Although this problem will progressively worsen, there are numerous exercises and interventions that can help improve the quality of life of the patient with AD.
If MS patients plan to seek alternative methods to improve their gait, they should first consult with their regular physician.
There are several different types of treatment for juvenile arthritis, which include both medical and non-medical treatment. This article outlines the different treatments available for patients with juvenile arthritis.
A diagnosis of multiple sclerosis doesn’t have to be devastating. There are many paths to take to help patients manage the disease and its symptoms, even when they only seem to appear randomly.
In the case of dysphagia, there is nothing to be done about the nerve damage. However, speech-language pathologists, who can also help with the accompanying speech problems in MS.