Postural hypotension and postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome are two conditions that cause blood pressure to drastically drop when changing to an upright position. The symptoms of both include dizziness, lightheadedness, syncope or near syncope, confusion, and nausea. An additional symptom of postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome is a rapid heartbeat. Both of these conditions make getting up in the morning extremely difficult for people who have them and downright scary for people with these conditions who live alone.
6 May 2018
If you already make an effort to protect your vision, you probably know that sunglasses are important to protect yourself from UV rays. This is even truer after you have cataract surgery performed. Learn more about why the eyes become more sensitive to UV radiation following your surgery and what you can do to protect yourself. Post-Surgery Following any kind of surgical procedure, your body will be more sensitive to UV radiation.
5 April 2018
Frying foods can be a surprisingly tricky and even dangerous situation if you get any of the boiling hot oil on your face. If you get burned on the face due to a serious frying oil accident, you should consider cosmetic surgery to help manage any mental health concerns that may develop. Burn Injuries Can Impact A Person's Mental Health Serious burns on the face can leave scar tissue that will last a lifetime.
16 March 2018
There are so many different kinds of assisted living facilities out there that offer different levels of care. These many options make it possible for you to find a facility that can meet all of your elderly parent's needs. If you have a parent that is suffering from dementia, then you can find assisted living facility that specialize in dementia care. There are a lot of reasons why you should consider placing your parent suffering from dementia in this type of facility.
24 January 2018