Posts Tagged ‘Depression’

Top 10 Chronic Medical Problems in Older People

As we age, it becomes more difficult to stay healthy. According to the National Committee on Aging, 80% of seniors have at least one chronic medical condition; 68% have more than one. What issues are seniors likely to have? Here are the top 10 chronic medical problems in seniors, as determined by Medicare records: 1.…

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Depression: A Common Response to Heart Attack

It is not surprising that someone might be anxious or upset after suffering a heart attack. However, this may not merely be a normal response to a life-threatening event. It may be a symptom of clinical depression, which affects up to one third of people who have been through a heart attack. Heart disease and…

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4 Diseases that Strike Women Differently than Men

No one needs to be told that women are different than men. It should therefore be no surprise that gender differences apply even when it comes to health and disease. Here are the top 4 diseases that affect men and women very differently: Heart Disease Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the…

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Depression: Physical Symptoms And Available Treatments

Depression can affect your body as well as your mind. Trouble falling or staying asleep is common in people who are depressed. But some may find that they get too much shut-eye.       Depression: Chest Pain It can be a sign of heart, lung, or stomach problems, so see your doctor to rule…

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