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Brentwood Arthritis Care for Seniors with Gout

Gout is a form of inflammatory arthritis caused by a build-up of uric acid in the bloodstream.  The painful, swelling symptoms are especially noticeable in the feet, notably the big toe.  Whenever the sudden, intense pain comes in waves, or … Continue reading

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Brentwood In-Home Care: How Geography Affects Your Chances for Multiple Sclerosis

Is your living situation a contributing factor to your chances for developing Multiple Sclerosis (MS)?  Research suggests that developed countries with better sanitation have more cases of Multiple Sclerosis than other places; the cause is undetermined, but in the words … Continue reading

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Brentwood In-Home Stroke Care: How Skilled Is Your Caregiver?

When a family brings in an in-home caregiver, they expect their caregiver to have a full breadth of knowledge about stroke, risks for stroke, and signs of heart attacks.  However, according to a new study from Linköping University, “there seems … Continue reading

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Brentwood Parkinson’s Care: A Potential Treatment Provides Hope

A team of researchers directed by Professor Kwang-Soo Kim, a leading expert in Parkinson’s Disease, discovered that certain drugs used to treat malaria could also potentially treat a debilitating neurodegenerative disease that afflicts about 3 million Americans a year.  “Our … Continue reading

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Brentwood Multiple Sclerosis Care

Young adults are typically associated with exuberant health and vitality.  However, each year about 400,000 unlucky young adults are diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS), an autoimmune disease that affects the brain, spinal cord and optic nerves.  Nerve cells are covered … Continue reading

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Brentwood Brain Injury Care

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is a term used to classify any type of damage to the brain, skull or head caused by an external force. Common types of brain injuries include concussions, cerebral contusions, hemorrhages, and subdural hematomas. Concussions are … Continue reading

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Brentwood Senior Dementia & Alzheimer’s Care

Alzheimer’s Disease is a form of dementia usually associated with age and genetics.  Although not proven by research, it is suggested that Alzheimer’s may occur more often in those who have had a history of head trauma or hypertension.  In … Continue reading

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