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  • Causes of Morning Nausea in the Elderly Morning nausea in elderly women is a common complaint - and (quick word of advice) none of them find it funny when a family member jokingly asks if they might be pregnant. Nausea is not fun at any time of day, but it can be particularly miserable to wake up that way every ... Continue Reading
  • RSV in Elderly Adults: Is It Dangerous? You’ve probably heard or seen on the news that the spread of RSV is particularly bad this year. RSV, or Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection, is generally known as a virus that affects young children. But lately, more and more adults and seniors are being hospitalized with ... Continue Reading
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) in Elderly Adults Irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS, is a disorder affecting the large intestine or colon. It can cause cramping, diarrhea, constipation, bloating, and a host of other symptoms. With this condition comes a lot of questions for older adults. Can IBS develop at any age? Can IBS ... Continue Reading
  • Can Carpal Tunnel Pain Radiate to Shoulder and Neck? Carpal tunnel syndrome is generally associated with the hand and wrist. It occurs as a direct result of pressure on the nerve at the base of the hand called the median nerve. The more pressure that builds in this area, the more pain that can be felt in the hand and wrist. It ... Continue Reading
  • Doctor Appointment Tips: Questions Seniors Should Ask Their Doctors There have been a lot of changes since the Covid-19 virus swept across our nation and the world. One of these changes is the way business is conducted in our doctor’s offices and hospitals. Mandates and restrictions have been in place to enhance the safety of patients and ... Continue Reading
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