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The Top 5 Most Important Factors in Senior Health

We all know how precarious health can be at an older age. And yet, we tend to hang onto old habits which were never healthy but are even more risky as the senior years roll in. Our health is, of course, not entirely in our hands, but we can reduce the likelihood of disease by [...]

By | April 16th, 2018|Health|0 Comments

Is This a Heart Attack?

One of my greatest fears when I first became a CHHA was that I would miss a crucial health issue and endanger my patient as a result. In order to be sure this wouldn’t happen, I researched how to spot symptoms of common illnesses and what to do if my patient exhibits these symptoms. In [...]

By | January 22nd, 2018|Health, Heart Health|0 Comments

Pros and Cons of Alternative Medicine for the Elderly

Conventional medicine is not the only accepted health treatment anymore. Therapies such as herbal medication, acupuncture, Naturopathy and massage treatment have also become accepted in recent years. But are they a good idea for the elderly? Pros of Alternative Medicine Alternative medicine can complement a conventional course of treatment. Some conditions, such as heart disease, [...]

By | August 31st, 2017|Health|0 Comments