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Ventriculoperitoneal (VP) Shunts

When it comes to your health or the health of your loved one, it can get frustrating trying to understand all the medical speak. The terms are unfamiliar, you’re already dealing with an emotionally draining situation, and all you want to do is understand the basics so that you can provide the best care for…

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Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt

Most Common Genetic Disorders

Your DNA makes up the chemical build of your entire existence. It’s like strings of genetic code in the smallest atoms of your body. It determines your hair and eye color, facial features, and other physical characteristics, but the slightest change to your DNA can make a significant impact. Thus is the case with genetic…

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Caring for a Child with Muscular Dystrophy

Hearing that your child has Muscular Dystrophy can be extremely disconcerting. This is especially so when you’re trying to figure out how to provide the best care while at the same time preparing them to learn to live with the condition and to manage it for the rest of their life. How will Muscular Dystrophy affect…

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Caring For A Child With Muscular Dystrophy

BiPAP vs CPAP Therapy: What’s the Difference?

If you’re suffering from obstructive sleep apnea, or certain heart or respiratory conditions, chances are you’ve heard about the benefits of BiPAP or CPAP therapy, since both deliver pressurized air through a face mask to help one breathe better. They also keep your throat muscles from collapsing, which causes one to stop breathing while sleeping. Since…

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BiPAP vs CPAP Therapy

Diabetic Retinopathy

If you or a loved one has diabetes, then you know how difficult managing the condition can be. Diabetes can affect nearly every part of the body, even the parts you wouldn’t normally associate with diabetes, such as the eyes. For those with diabetes, a condition known as diabetic retinopathy can be a big concern…

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what is diabetic retinopathy

9 Different Types of Wound Dressings & When to Use Them

Chronic wounds are wounds that will not heal on their own. Most wounds will heal within two to three months, but when a wound still hasn’t healed after this period, it is considered chronic. Although anyone can experience a chronic wound, they are most common in the elderly. If your loved one has a chronic…

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How to Lower High Blood Pressure

Senior Care Fort Lauderdale FL-High blood pressure is a condition that your senior loved one needs to manage carefully in order to keep it controlled. Your loved one’s doctor may recommend one or more of these treatment options.

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How to Lower High Blood Pressure

The Best Diet Plan for People With Rheumatoid Arthritis

What Is Rheumatoid Arthritis? In Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA), the immune system attacks the synovium (fluid between the joints). This leads to an inflammatory immune response that causes pain, joint deformity, and disability as it progresses. The exact cause of RA remains unknown, but genetics and health of the gut bacteria appear to play a strong…

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