I've been a caretaker of an elderly woman with dementia for over two years. I've seen the effects of this mental affliction, and how devastating it can be to loved ones. This is why I am a firm believer in seeking a professional diagnosis, so the patient may receive necessary care and treatment. Once diagnosed at the onset of symptoms, a plan can be devised. Through social interaction and daily care, my charge has achieved a higher quality of life. If your loved one has been diagnosed with dementia or Alzheimer's disease, you can make a difference. Love will find a way.
24 March 2018
If your child has recently been diagnosed with asthma, then you want to learn all you can about dealing with this condition. There are a number of things that you should know that will help you to prevent asthma attacks and things you can do to treat small ones. You also want to recognize the signs of a serious attack and what you can do to help your child through one.
27 February 2018
Arthritis pain can make everyday living a challenge. Even basic tasks like getting out of bed and picking things up off the floor can cause pain. Remedies like joint creams and NSAID pain relievers only go so far, offering temporary relief -- and only when you remember to use them. Thankfully, technology is continually improving, and there are now more advanced treatments for arthritis pain. One of these is stem cell therapy.
12 January 2018
Many oncologists suggest chemotherapy for cancer patients. Unfortunately, this is not an easy road, and it does not offer a guarantee of health. However, chemotherapy is the best solution available for many patients. If you or a loved one will need to go through this journey, it's important to be as prepared as possible. Types of Drugs There are many chemotherapy drugs. The type of treatment you will receive depends on your type of cancer, the stage of cancer, how large the cancer has grown, the location of the cancer, your age, and your health.
27 November 2017
If you've been experiencing shortness of breath, wheezing, and chest tightness, you might want to be checked for asthma. These symptoms can be signs of other medical problems, such as a heart condition, so they shouldn't be ignored. However, you might not realize that asthma can develop at any age in life. Even if you're a senior and never had asthma before, you can still develop it and have respiratory symptoms.
7 November 2017
Fighting cancer is probably the biggest challenge you will ever face in life. In order to help your body help you, it's important to eat properly, especially during treatment procedures. Both chemotherapy and radiation therapy have unpleasant side effects. Palliative care, the branch of healthcare that helps alleviate unpleasant side effects, cope with pain, and stress management, can be useful and can work in conjunction as part of your medical team.