Best Shoes for Seniors. Wonder How to Select?

Foot Pain In Seniors

As the years roll by, changes occur in every organ of our bodies, and the foot is no exception. At this stage, what would be the best shoes for seniors? Sadly, many seniors are by this stage suffering from one foot ailment or the other resulting from years of wearing incorrectly fitting shoes which caused …

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Tired Vs Fatigue. Do Seniors Know Which One?

Tired vs Fatigue

Many use the terminologies tired vs fatigue interchangeably, but do they mean the same thing? Increasingly more so, as a senior, you hear of the terms “being tired”, “fatigued”, “exhausted” or “lethargic”, and you wonder at the distinctions between them and whether there are differences. As we age, our energy levels and endurance gradually decrease, …

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Common Causes of Vertigo or Dizziness. Triggers To Avoid

Common Causes of Vertigo or Dizziness

Many believe that the common causes of vertigo or dizziness are the same. Do the terms dizziness, light-headedness, disequilibrium or unsteadiness and vertigo mean the same thing? These words are not synonyms, and clarification is important if you are to adequately describe each to the doctor as each one requires a different treatment. More important …

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Poor Balance in Seniors. Why Oh Why?

Balance

Poor balance in seniors and the elderly is associated with an increased risk of debilitating falls. As we age, due to weakening of our muscles and reduced bone density, we lose physical strength and may experience various forms of deterioration in our sense of balance. These changes increase our risks of falling. What causes loss …

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