Senior conditions: Introduction
Any condition that affects older people. As people get older, they become more prone to conditions such as dementia, Alzheimer's and osteoporosis. Staying fit, healthy and active during the younger years often helps reduce the risk or severity of many senior conditions. ...more »
Symptoms of Senior conditions
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Senior conditions: Complications
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Causes of Senior conditions
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Senior conditions: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Senior conditions
Alzheimer's disease over-diagnosed: The well-known disease of Alzheimer's disease
is often over-diagnosed.
Patients tend to assume that any memory loss or forgetulness symptom might be Alzheimer's,...read more »
Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for
a patient to show mental decline to dementia.
Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical conditions,
such as a stroke or...read more »
Tremor need not be Parkinson's disease: There is the tendency to believe that
any tremor symptom, or shakiness, means Parkinson's disease.
The reality is that there are various possibilities, such as benign essential...read more »
Rare diseases misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease: A rare genetic
disorder is often misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease for men in their 50's.
The disease Fragile X disorder can show only mild symptoms in the...read more »
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Definitions of Senior conditions:
Ophanet, a consortium of European partners,
currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000.
They list Senior conditions as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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