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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 Brain Injury Care: Life after Subdural Hematomas

A subdural hematoma is a type of brain injury caused by blood clotting outside the vessels.  The clotting builds pressure inside the skull which eventually causes you to lose consciousness.  Acute subdural hematomas are commonly caused by physical trauma to … 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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After Surgery Care and Caregiver Service in Brentwood

Taking it easy and getting the care you need to recover from a surgical operation is important, whether your surgery was minor or major.  Patients need to ensure they properly care for their incisions to prevent infection and immediately notify … Continue reading

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Incontinence Care for Elderly & Seniors

Caring for an Incontinent loved one can be difficult, especially if you don’t prepare and are not knowledgeable about how to deal with it.  It’s natural for family members to be hesitant and repulsed in having to provide care for … Continue reading

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Brentwood Hospice News: Assisted Suicide or Murder?

In a recent article detailing a mother’s agony over letting go of her daughter, a reporter describes a 12-year-old girl’s daily suffering with pain.  Not being able to eat, drink, talk or walk on her own, Nancy Fitzmaurice was granted … Continue reading

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