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Influenza (Flu) in the Elderly

Influenza (Flu) in the ElderlyMany people call off Influenza as simply a cold that will get better on its own. This may be the case in younger individuals with a stronger, more robust immune system, but may lead to more serious consequences in older [Read more..]

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (Enlarged Prostate) in the Elderly

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (Enlarged Prostate) in the ElderlyBenign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), or Enlarged Prostate, refers to the abnormal enlargement of the prostate gland. The prostate is a walnut-sized gland In front of the rectum and below the bladder. This gland releases fluids that protects and aids in [Read more..]

Rosacea in the Elderly

Rosacea in the ElderlyRosacea is a chronic inflammatory skin condition that is also known as an adult version of acne. Although it is possible, this condition rarely occurs in children under the age of 30. The main characteristic is redness and inflammatory papules [Read more..]

Behcet's Syndrome

Behcet's SyndromeBehcet’s (beh-CHETS) Syndrome (or Behcet’s Disease) is an autoimmune disorder that causes the inflammation of blood vessels in the body. An autoimmune disorder means that it involves the body’s own immune system attacking its own healthy cells. The symptoms produced [Read more..]

Urinary Incontinence in the Elderly

Urinary Incontinence in the ElderlyWhat is Urinary Incontinence? It’s when we lose control of our bladder, and is a very common problem especially as we age. This can cause minor inconveniences, or major ones, depending on its severity. For example, some people leak urine [Read more..]

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