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Bone Spurs on the Spine

· · Bones & Joints
The medical term for a bone spur is an osteophyte, which means bone growth. Bone spurs can occur at the edges of bones, especially where they come in contact with other bones called joints. They can form on the edges of joints in your hands or feet, you may be … Read More
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What Are the Dangers of Erythritol?

· · Bones & Joints
Erythritol is a natural sugar substitute made by fermenting corn, called a sugar alcohol. Other sugar alcohols are sorbitol and xylitol. Because they are all natural, the FDA does not consider them to be food additives. Other artificial sweeteners like aspartame and saccharine are made from chemicals in a laboratory. … Read More
man exercising and recovering from a stroke

How Long Is Stroke Recovery?

· · Bones & Joints
According to the Mayo Clinic, stroke recovery can include recovery of movement, speech, swallowing, strength, emotional health, and the basic activities of daily living. Stroke recovery begins in the hospital and continues at a stroke rehab facility or at home with outpatient therapy. The exact type of therapy is different … Read More
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How to Get Caffeine Out of Your System

· · Bones & Joints
According to the National Library of Medicine, caffeine is the number one stimulant used by people around the World. A little caffeine can make you more alert and less tired. Too much caffeine can make you irritable and shaky. Although coffee is the main source of too much caffeine, a … Read More
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How to Fix a Droopy Eyelid

· · Bones & Joints
Droopy upper eyelids that occur with age affect both eyes. Your eyelids themselves don’t really droop. The skin above your eyelids gets loose and droops over your lids. As you age your skin loses fat and elasticity, becoming thin and saggy. Because the skin of your eyelids is some of … Read More

Living with Dementia Means Having a Greater Fall Risk

· · Bones & Joints
For any older adult, falls are a major cause of injury and disability. And for individuals with dementia, fall risks may be especially high. In a study published recently in Alzheimer’s & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association, researchers found that older adults with dementia have twice the risk … Read More

Droopy Eyelids Can Interfere with Vision

· · Bones & Joints
Just like the rest of the body, the skin, and muscles of and around the eyelids become lax with age. If your peripheral vision seems compromised and/or your eyelids often feel heavy and tired when reading or doing other activities, you may be a candidate for common surgical interventions that … Read More

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