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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 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 Home Care for the Elderly

What’s on your Christmas Wish List this year?  A-1 Home Care has elder home care solutions for your loved ones who may need a little extra help around the house.  Even if your parents are independent, who wouldn’t want an … 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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Caregivers from A-1 Home Care Provide Cancer Care in Brentwood

Cancer is defined as an abnormal growth of cell tissue in any region of the body.  This growth can be either benign or malignant, meaning that the unregulated cell division can stay in one region (benign) or spread to other parts … Continue reading

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Exercise Brain Power with Senior Caregiver

Mental illnesses like Alzheimer’s and Dementia can occur when a person enters into his or her senior years. Though the exact cause is unknown, there have been studies done to how one can going about preventing or decreasing the chances … 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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