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5 Health Concerns that Come with Age

Posted on: July 25th, 2014 by LAMedicalBlogger
Learn more about the common health concerns.

LA Medical explores common health changes our bodies may encounter as we age.

As people age they are faced with illnesses, disease, and pain than they may have never experienced before. Changes occur on the inside of the body as well as the outside. It is important to care for your health early in life to reduce the risk of issues later on. Simple steps like wearing sunscreen can protect your skin and prevent premature aging. LA Medical offers a wide range of safety equipment and aids in our online catalog to assist you. We invite you to visit our site today and allow us to meet your health and comfort needs. Listed here are 5 health concerns that come with age.

Falls- With age comes the risk of more falls. More than one third of 65 year old individuals experience a fall, which are the leading cause of death from injury in this age group. Grab bars can be installed on any smooth surface in the house for extra assistance.

Limited Mobility- Due to an illness, injury, or surgery, many elders experience limited mobility. Canes, walkers, wheelchairs, and scooters are all available through LA Medical to assist in stability and balance.

Arthritis- This is the most common chronic illness in the United States that affects the joints, muscles, ligaments, cartilage, and other internal body areas. It can be very painful and is often genetic.

Menopause- Women hit menopause at different times around their mid-40s. It has symptoms of hot flashes, mood swings, weight gain, sleep disorders, and others. It is best to be educated of the changes occurring and understand it is a normal aspect of aging.

Osteoporosis– Bones become thinner and weaker with age. When there is not enough calcium stored in the body, it is extracted from the bones. When bones are less dense, they are prone to fractures and breaks. It is important to consume enough calcium and vitamins to provide the body with sufficient nutrients.

Now is the time to take responsibility for your body and increase your strength and activity to prolong your health as long as possible. LA Medical values you and your health and we invite you to take advantage of our products for your needs!

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