What Does Heart Blockage Feel Like? – Warning Signs

By |2022-05-02T04:02:44-04:00May 2nd, 2022|Nursing|

Heart attacks caused by blocked arteries are a leading cause of death. Heart blockage symptoms may be a warning sign of a heart attack. While there is no cure for heart attacks, it’s useful to recognize the early signs of heart failure.What follows is general guidance on what you might experience if you have a [...]

Can Exercises Help With Swallowing Problems?

By |2022-04-18T11:34:38-04:00April 18th, 2022|Nursing|

One of the main reasons for swallowing issues is due to weakened throat muscles. This makes it more difficult for those muscles to move food or beverages down your throat as they’re supposed to. Luckily, those throat muscles can be strengthened using swallowing exercises. This type of therapy also improves the coordination of the muscles [...]

What Does It Mean When You Can Hear Your Heartbeat In Your Ears?

By |2022-04-11T12:14:25-04:00April 11th, 2022|Nursing|

Tinnitus, or a ringing in the ear, is quite common and tends to affect older people most. The noises people hear could be like a heartbeat in the ear, or a whooshing, clicking, buzzing or humming sound. Tinnitus can disturb concentration, affect your sleep and be frustrating. If you experience symptoms, see a doctor, get [...]

The Best Rehab Therapy for Stroke Recovery – Our Guide

By |2022-04-04T11:50:37-04:00April 4th, 2022|Nursing|

Strokes are the result of a lack of blood flow, and more importantly oxygen, to the brain. When this happens, brain cells die, taking some of their functions with them. Luckily, there are a few types of therapy for stroke recovery that can help restore your brain functions. Only your doctor will be able [...]

Things To Avoid and Never Do After Angioplasty

By |2022-03-28T11:13:49-04:00March 28th, 2022|Nursing|

When the coronary arteries become narrow and hard, they may require assistance to maintain blood flow to the heart. Angioplasties are a common treatment when medication isn’t enough to solve this issue. They are also used after a heart attack as an emergency treatment. Patients then need to learn what things to avoid after angioplasty [...]

How Exercise Helps With Neurological Diseases

By |2022-03-14T12:52:39-04:00March 14th, 2022|Nursing|

It’s well known that regular exercise is a recipe for a longer and healthier life. Regardless of your health condition, some kind of exercise is almost always beneficial. But did you know that exercise helps people with neurological diseases tremendously? Exercise stimulates brain activity and has been shown to have quite profound effects on [...]

What Causes Anxiety in Older Adults – Our Tips

By |2022-02-28T11:05:20-05:00February 28th, 2022|Nursing|

Anxiety is common in those of all ages. It can show up in the form of phobias, OCD, panic attacks, or PTSD. As time passes, what causes anxiety in older adults becomes more age-specific. These issues can even be linked to memories as much as the present concerns in our lives.Anxiety can be much more [...]

Care for Kidney Failure – Can You Heal a Failing Kidney

By |2022-02-07T06:01:34-05:00February 7th, 2022|Nursing|

Care for kidney failure is tricky since most people aren’t aware they have this medical issue until it’s too late to repair. If caught early enough, some treatment options can reduce the damage. This can include altering your diet to avoid any salt and potassium and taking medications. You may also require dialysis treatment to [...]

Best Warming Foods For Cold Winter Days

By |2022-01-31T09:23:48-05:00January 31st, 2022|Nursing|

Did you know that more people fall sick in winter than in summer? Winter is a time of year when you need to look after yourself, and that includes food. Stress-free living, plenty of exercise and healthy warming foods are key to good health. If you have health issues, thinking about your winter diet [...]

What Kind of Care Do Alzheimer’s Patients Need?

By |2022-01-24T06:36:56-05:00January 17th, 2022|Nursing|

Alzheimer’s disease has no cure and can get worse as time goes on. It destroys the brain cells of the patient, with varying effects as the disease progresses. It can alter memories, thoughts, and even cause behavioral changes. In the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease care, the patient can usually continue with most of [...]

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