Symptoms of a Ministroke in the Elderly | LIVESTRONG.COM
A ministroke is also known as a transient ischemic attack (TIA). While many of the symptoms of a TIA are the same as a stroke, the damage produced as the...
Transient ischaemic attack (TIA) - Symptoms - NHS.UK
The symptoms of a transient ischaemic attack (TIA) are the same as those of a stroke, but unlike a stroke they only last for a few minutes or hours.
Sundowner's Syndrome : Elderly dementia after sunset
Sundowner’s Syndrome is the name given to an ailment that causes symptoms of confusion after “sundown.” These symptoms appear in people who suffer from Alzheimer’s Disease or other forms of dementia.
Balance, Dizziness and Vertigo * Michigan Ear Institute ...
The Dizziness, Balance, and Falls Center at the Michigan Ear Institute has been recognized internationally as an outstanding clinical program for the diagnosis and treatment of balance disorders. After diagnosing the balance problem various treatment modalities including medical, surgical, and vestibular rehabilitation can improve overall balance function.
Stroke - Symptoms - NHS.UK
Symptoms. If you suspect you or someone else is having a stroke, phone 999 immediately and ask for an ambulance. Even if the symptoms disappear while you're waiting for the ambulance, it's still important to go to hospital for an assessment.
Antipsychotic Use in the Elderly: Overview and Evidence ...
38 JCOM January 2010 Vol. 17, No. 1 www.turner-white.com anTiPsYCHoTiC Use in THe elderlY Dementia is one of the largest health problems facing our aging society. The dementia syndrome refers to a group of symptoms
TIA Stroke Risk & Plane Travel | LIVESTRONG.COM
A transient ischemic attack offers a warning, according to the American Heart Association. Symptoms resembling a stroke occur during such an attack, but...
Stroke symptoms | healthdirect
The main symptoms of stroke can be remembered using the word FAST (Face-Arms-Speech-Time). Learn about stroke symptoms and why it’s important to act quickly.
Geriatric depression: The use of antidepressants in the ...
Depression is the most common mental health problem in the elderly and is associated with a significant burden of illness that affects patients, their families, and communities and takes an economic toll as well.Prevalence studies suggest that 14% to 20% of the elderly living in the community experience depressive symptoms, with higher rates among the elderly in hospital (12% to 45%) and ...
Stroke Warning Signs and Symptoms - Stroke Association
Learn the stroke warning signs and symptoms today. Time lost is brain lost.