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Signs of Aging

Symptoms of Aging

The list of medical symptoms mentioned in various sources for Aging may include:

Note that Aging symptoms usually refers to various medical symptoms known to a patient, but the phrase Aging signs may often refer to those signs that are only noticable by a doctor.

Signs or Symptoms of Aging:

Aging -- Women Getting Older: NWHIC (Excerpt)

Many older people have relatively good eyesight into there eighties and beyond. Growing older does not always mean you see poorly. But age brings changes that can weaken your eyes, making reading in particular more difficult. (Source: excerpt from Aging -- Women Getting Older: NWHIC)

Aging -- Women Getting Older: NWHIC (Excerpt)

About one-third of Americans between age 65 and 74 and one-half of those age 85 and older have hearing problems. They may mistake words in a conversation, miss musical notes at a concert, or leave a ringing doorbell unanswered. Hearing problems can be small (missing certain sounds) or large (more serious deafness). However, you can get help. Special training, hearing aids, certain medicines, and surgery are some of the choices that help people with hearing problems. Older women often donít want to admit their hearing loss, which is unfortunate because it is treatable in most cases. (Source: excerpt from Aging -- Women Getting Older: NWHIC)

Aging -- Women Getting Older: NWHIC (Excerpt)

Women can enjoy sex well into their senior years. Women may notice changes in the shape and flexibility of the vagina, however. These changes do not usually mean a serious loss in the ability to enjoy sex. Most women will have a decrease in vaginal lubrication that affects sexual pleasure. (Source: excerpt from Aging -- Women Getting Older: NWHIC)

Aging -- Women Getting Older: NWHIC (Excerpt)

Older couples may have the same problems that affect people at any age. But they may also have added concerns of age, retirement and other lifestyle changes, and chronic illness. These problems can cause sexual difficulties. Talk openly with your doctor or see a therapist. These health professionals can often help. It is also important to discuss these issues and worries openly and non-judgmentally with your mate. (Source: excerpt from Aging -- Women Getting Older: NWHIC)

More Symptoms of Aging:

More detailed symptom information may be found on the symptoms of Aging article. In addition to the above medical information, to get a full picture of the possible signs or symptoms of this condition and also possibly the signs and symptoms of its related medical conditions, it may be necessary to examine symptoms that may be caused by:

Medical articles on signs and symptoms:

These general reference articles may be related to medical signs and symptoms of disease in general:

What are the signs of Aging?

The phrase "signs of Aging" should, strictly speaking, refer only to those signs and symptoms of Aging that are not readily apparent to the patient. The word "symptoms of Aging" is the more general meaning; see symptoms of Aging.

The signs and symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Aging. This medical information about signs and symptoms for Aging has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Aging signs or Aging symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Aging may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Aging symptoms.


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