Courtesy Goldberg Law Center Contrary to popular belief, an effective estate plan is not a simple, one–time event. It is a complex and ever-changing process that involves several areas of law. Additionally, the participants involved […]
Dr. W. L. Lippert, M.D. Pain clinics across the country see patients with a variety of complaints. All have a common element, pain. Pain has a fundamental constituent that is its primary foundation, its essence; […]
The Senior Boom is coming. Are physicians ready? By Denise Grimes As I was doing my research for this article, one question kept repeating itself—Are physicians ready for the Baby Boomers? Wellness Concepts and our […]
By Jan Lehmann, Changing Season Home Health & Heavensent Caregivers Mom has become very difficult lately. She lives in a wonderful assisted living residence that has a keypad code to permit entry and exit at […]
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death in the US: One in three deaths in this country are caused by CVD. While our knowledge of the cardiovascular system has grown in leaps and […]
Glaucoma is a group of diseases that can lead to damage of the eye’s optic nerve and result in blindness. With early treatment, you can often protect your eyes against serious vision loss. To detect glaucoma, your therapeutic optometrist will do several tests. One is a visual field test that measures your side (peripheral) vision.
People are buying herbal remedies for everything from migraines to memory preservation to depression. Where once you had to see an herbalist or naturopath to get the daily dose of herbs for what ails you, herbal products are now widely available in drugstores and health food stores, making the ability to self-medicate greater than ever. But with opportunity comes a warning: mixing herbal remedies and prescription drugs could be harmful to your health. Just like drug-drug and drug-food interactions, herb-drug interactions are very common. Some herbal medicines may cancel the effect of a prescription drug, while others may reduce or exaggerate it.
For most Colorado residents the only lifestyle is an active one, even among seniors. As an orthopedic surgeon, I frequently encounter seniors who enjoy daily walks, runs or hikes. An unfortunate outcome for a lifetime of activity is the development of arthritis. Ankle arthritis can be a devastating problem to those who are used to a life full of activity. However, there are several treatment options that can improve your quality of life and allow you to return to your healthy active lifestyle. […]