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Senior conditions

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

  • Symptoms can vary considerably depending on the particular condition involved.
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Wrongly Diagnosed with Senior conditions?

Senior conditions: Related Patient Stories

Senior conditions: Complications

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Causes of Senior conditions

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Disease Topics Related To 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, whereas there are many other...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 ...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...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 ...read more »

Senior conditions: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Senior conditions

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Senior conditions: Rare Types

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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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More information about Senior conditions

  1. Senior conditions: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Types
  7. Complications
 

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