According to the Mayo Clinic’s article, Frontotemporal Dementia, says that it is normally misdiagnosed as a psychiatric problem and it states that this type of dementia normally occurs at a younger age than Alzheimer’s does and it is commonly between the ages of 40 and 45. B. Symptoms i. Many people who have FTD have changes in their behavior, become impulsive, and lose their ability to speak. ii. In the article, Dementia and Its Implications for Public Health, written by the CDC and published in April 2006, FTD can cause a person to become very inappropriate with their language and sexual behavior.
Infection-fighting assets are found in the urinary system and help inhibit the growth of bacteria. Unfortunately, certain factors boost the chances that bacteria will enter the urinary tract and develop into an infection. Sexual intercourse may lead to UTI’s in women. And due to the fact that the anus is so close to the female urethra, even women who aren't sexually active may contract lower urinary tract infections. Most cases of cystitis are caused by E. coli, a type of bacteria usually found in the gastrointestinal tract.
PERIPHERAL OSSIFYING FIBROMA IN ELDERLY FEMALE PATIENT: case report INTRODUCTION Peripheral ossifying fibroma is a non-neoplastic proliferative process of multifactorial aetiology. This slow growth lesion is one of the most common inflammatory hyperplastic lesions of the oral cavity (EVERSOLE L.R; SABERS W.R, ROVEIN S, 1972 In: JUNIOR J.C.M; KEIM F.S; KREIBICH M.S, 2008).
With age, these disks dry out and shrink, which often worsens kyphosis. • Scheuermann's disease. Also called Scheuermann's kyphosis, this disease typically begins during the growth spurt that occurs before puberty. Boys are affected more often than are girls. The rounding of the back may worsen as the child finishes
The presentation is usually in the form of vomiting and abdominal pain which can mimic necrotizing enterocolitis and may lead to delay in diagnosis. This happens because in intussusception peristalsis is disturbed and lymphatic and venous obstruction occurs causing ischemia. In term neonates, symptoms are very similar to those of other causes of neonatal intestinal obstruction3 while in preterm neonates they are very similar to those of Necrotizing
The standard vein treatment technique when one has varicose veins is the vein stripping surgery. Today, however, any reliable vein specialist uses other techniques to remove varicose veins and spider veins. One of the most trusted methods is EVLA (endovenous laser ablation),
The most common organs involved are the uterus (uterine prolapse), the bladder (cystocele), anterior rectal wall (rectocele), and small bowel (enterocele). These organs prolapse out of their normal position and shift into or expel out of the vaginal canal. A prolapse can occur if an individual 's lower pelvic floor muscles are weakened and damaged from excessive pressure and stretching, which can be caused by prolonged and vaginal childbirth, surgery, advancing age, chronic constipation, cancer, and even obesity. Additionally, postmenopausal women have an increased risk of pelvic organ prolapse due to the decreased production of estrogen, which is an essential component in manufacturing collagen. Therefore, a decrease in estrogen is associated with a decrease in collagen, which normally enables the supporting tissues and ligaments in the pelvic cavity to stretch and return to their normal size and position.
Women who are frequently diagnosed with this disease are especially those older than 60 years of age. In such women, menopause is accompanied by lower estrogen levels and hence increases the risk for being diagnosed with osteoporosis. Inadequate intake of calcium and vitamin D, lack of weight-bearing exercise, and other age-related changes in endocrine functions, in addition to lack of estrogen are few of the many other factors that may contribute to bone loss in this age group. SYMPTOMS There are characteristically no symptoms of bone loss in the early stages.
Leary and Tangney (2012) stated that “identities are the traits and characteristics, social relations, roles and social group memberships that define who one is”. Identities provide meaning and can make up one’s self-concept which is described as the perception of oneself (p. 69). Moreover, Loue and Sajatovic (2008) added that personal identity is a “set of behavioral or personal traits by which an individual is recognizable” (p. 453). With the various challenges that older people experience such as retirement, less income, empty nest syndrome, loss of social support, health complications, disability and impending death, their sense of identity can be affected as changes in their roles happen (Loue and Sajatovic, 2008, p. 453). Identity
Normally this disease is associated with joint involvement but research is now showing that that is no longer the case. Women are more affected than men and those with a higher genetic disposition end up with the disease. Rheumatoid Arthritis is a chronic inflammatory disease. It may involve the lungs by causing pleurisy, interstitial pneumonitis, and pulmonary hypertension secondary to pulmonary vasculitis.2 The problem with Rheumatoid Arthritis is that patients ignore the few symptoms until the shortness of breath becomes more noticeable.5 Necrobiotic nodules that can form cavities, that form within n the lungs as well defined masses.2
Individuals who fall into one or more of these categories are at risk, no matter what age group they fall under. However, due to the physiological changes that occur during the aging process, this makes older adults at a higher risk than any other group. According to the Ohio Department of Health, older females have a higher risk for non-fatal fall-related injuries (Ohio Dept. Health, 2011).
Some symptoms may include progressive muscle weakness, delayed motor milestones in children, difficulty walking in adults, respiratory insufficiency, weakened spinal muscles, swallowing/feeding difficulties, poor weight gain, general muscle pain, and headaches. While these may seem harsh, and there is no known cure, there are treatments to help lower the effects such as: Enzyme replacement therapy (Targets the underlying cause) , comprehensive care, and supportive therapies. Pompe disease affects the lysosome in the cell which normally aids the digestion in the