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'Sundowning': Why Hospital Staffs Dread Nightfall, and How to Help Seniors

...  night in the hospital, a female Sri Lankan colleague saw an elderly man who was convinced she was a Nazi soldier. …. Work with doctors, nurses and physical therapists to understand how your family member can stay active. Encourage them to … Read more on WBUR Atlantic Philanthropies Gives 7M to Establish Global Brain Health Institute … … be prevented through public health and lifestyle interventions. This means attending to cardiovascular risk factors like high blood pressure and LDL cholesterol, lifestyle factors like diet, sleep, exercise and smoking, and psychological factors … Read more on UCSF News Services Read ...

Public Release: 22-Jan-2015 Revolutionary Device Found to Lower Blood Pressure

...  Release: 22-Jan-2015 Revolutionary device found to lower blood pressure A revolutionary device has been shown to significantly lower blood pressure among patients with uncontrolled high blood pressure, compared to those treated with usual drug measures – according to research from Queen Mary University of London and … Read more on EurekAlert (press release) Tenderloin Police Recognize Glide Memorial's Hep-C, HIV Program Manager … I benefited from the UK education system by getting a scholarship that paid me to go to university in London. I found this to be an excellent experience … I worked the crisis line at Release, and while I was not one to ...

I’m 25, Healthy, Within My Healthy Weight Range for My Height but I Have High Blood Pressure?

...  by : I’m 25, healthy, within my healthy weight range for my height but I have high blood pressure? Hey all, Question from a confused “high blood pressure patient” I’m 25, healthy, 175cm tall and weigh about 72kgs (which is inside my healthy weight range of 58~77kg – albeit a little close to the top) I’m taking a 24 hour blood pressure monitor right now because I failed a previous blood pressure test for my entrance into the Air Force. Now, admittedly I’m a bit nervous as this test could be the one thing that fails me – no other ailments. Read ...

Practice Makes Perfect to Subdue a Stroke

...  makes perfect to subdue a stroke A patient of mine was about 70 years old, and had diabetes and high blood pressure. Her left side became weak, especially her leg. After treatment, she could move her left arm and hand, but her leg wasn't functioning well. I told her to exercise regularly. Read more on Bangkok Post 5 Reasons I'd Still Be Vegan If I Were a Dude On the other hand, research links plant-food consumption to reduced risk for the chronic diseases that disable or kill (or first one then the other) so many American adults. Men are already at higher risk for heart disease and stroke than women; they … Read more on Care2.com Tags: blood pressure, high blood pressure, heart disease ...

Adderall Deaths Question -10pts?

Question by Danielle: adderall deaths question -10pts? did the people who died due to adderall die because they were using it incorrectly (aka snorting it, taking it without a perscription, or taking more than perscribed) or had they been taking it correctly and routinely for their adhd and suddenly die? additional information on adderall is greatly appreciated also. Best answer: Answer by tainted beautythey were taking it incorrectly Answer by paintmeblue719I don’t know how they were taking it, but I can tell you why they died. Read more... ...

Why Do I Have High Cholestorol and How to Lower It?

Question by Nolan: Why do i have high cholestorol and how to lower it? I’m 16 years old and a type 1 diabetic. I’m in good shape and at the proper weight. I exercise daily, run track, and play basketball but recently has bloodwork done and got the results today. It says I have slightly elevated cholesterol which I don’t understand how that can be since I’m in good shape. Is it possible to get high cholesterol regardless of the shape your in? Please help Best answer: Read more... ...

Three Tips for Staying Healthy Over 50

...  Tips for Staying Healthy Over 50 Physical activity and regular exercise can decrease the risk of heart disease, stroke, colon cancer, diabetes and high blood pressure. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend those 65 years of age or older, who are generally fit, and … Read more on Cedarrepublican Heart disease differs between genders; prevention remains the same CVD includes stroke, high blood pressure, angina (chest pain), rheumatic heart disease and disorders of the heart blood vessels which may lead to heart attack. In the past, there was widespread misconception that heart disease was a man's disease, but … Read more on Kansas.com Read ...