The cause of this disabling neurological disease is still unknown, but many doctors believe people with this disease have a genetic predisposition. The majority of patients diagnosed with this disease are women and aged 20-50 years old. Common symptoms include fatigue, tingling and numbness, vertigo and dizziness, muscle weakness, and problems with balance. “More than
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Loss of side (peripheral) vision may be a sign of glaucoma, which occurs when the optic nerve is damaged and no longer transmits all visual images to the brain. To catch this condition early, it is important to have yearly eye exams that include a glaucoma test.  If straight lines appear distorted or wavy or
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The Alzheimer’s Association’s Chief Programs officer recently posted a video that answers a variety of questions regarding a dementia diagnosis.  These questions include, “What does the diagnosis mean?” and “What do you do, say, and ask?” According to the Alzheimer’s Association, Dementia is a general term for a decline in mental ability severe enough to
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It is important to be aware of symptoms of Heart Disease. Identifying these symptoms and treating them early can greatly decrease your risk of Heart Disease. If you are experiencing chest, neck, jaw or arm pain, frequent indigestion, or palpitations, you could have a heart condition. What are some ways to prevent this? Take a
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Support Parkinson Fundraising! Sign up for the walk on September 13th. Our team name is Good Vibrations. Join us tonight (September 8th) at Ledo’s Pizza Montgomery Village from 4:00 PM -10:00 PM. The Parkinson Foundation will receive 20% of ALL dine-in and take out sales from 4 PM-10 PM when mentioning the Parkinson Foundation or
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As home care providers, we have the opportunity to serve our patients in the most intimate setting and build a strong rapport with our clients and their family. Lately we have been receiving more and more inquiries about the current Ebola outbreaks being mentioned in the news.  Based out of Gaithersburg, Maryland, we primarily serve patients
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We at CarePlus Home Health love the “aging in place” philosophy. From the familiarity and comfort to the proven health and financial benefits, it is indisputable the ideal choice for those who have the opportunity. According to a recent report by the AARP Public Policy Institute and the National Conference of State Legislatures almost 90%
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Did you know heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women? We understand how important your loved ones health concerns are and we hope these tips will help. “After a diagnosis of heart failure, “reduce salt intake” is one of the first pieces of advice doctors offer. Sodium contributes to
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5 Practical Tips to Help You Sleep Better Is your loved one or someone close to you having trouble sleeping? Our Maryland in home care givers (service areas: Gaithersburg, Germantown, Rockville, Potomac, Silver Spring, Bethesda and beyond) understand how this can affect the lives of our loved ones and we hope this information will be
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