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Have you been feeling off-balance these days? Maybe your head is spinning and your limbs feel weak. The reason behind could be Vertigo.
 

An issue that has been troubling people all over the world, Vertigo is a curable one that only asks for some attention.
 

Let's start giving it that attention today, with the help of this article. We'll be talking about everything from what it is, to symptoms, causes, types and the treatment.
 

 

Most types of glaucoma are typically painless and produce no symptoms until noticeable vision loss occurs. With acute angle-closure glaucoma, symptoms like blurry vision, intense eye pain, nausea and vomiting may be experienced.
 

Glaucoma treatment can involve surgery, laser treatment or medication, depending on the severity. First line glaucoma treatment involves using eye drops with medication aimed at lowering intraocular pressure.
 

With increasing age, the number of people living well past 80 grows in turn growing the need for those with an aging expertise. Gerontology nurses are nurses who specialize in gerontology and work in many different settings including private practices, personal homes, and nursing homes. These nurses specialise in geriatric care and geriatric medicine both to provide the older adults with specialized care and geriatric nursing and a high quality of life. 

 

Osteoporosis is a condition causing weakening of bones and increased susceptibility to fracture. Osteoporosis most commonly occurs in older adults, especially women. These people are at a high risk of fractures while doing routine activities such as standing or walking. Most commonly affected bones are the hips, ribs, and the wrist and spine bones.

 

Osteoporosis Symptoms:

 

Diabetes, also called Diabetes mellitus, is a group of chronic metabolic diseases that result in high blood sugar (glucose) levels. Our body has a hormone called insulin that lowers the blood sugar levels. In diabetes mellitus, the body either doesn’t make enough insulin or is unable to effectively use it, resulting in an increase in the blood levels of glucose. If untreated, this can cause damage to the nerves, eyes, kidneys, and other organs.

 

 

Before gastrostomy tube feeding/peg tube feeding, supplies to collect include a 60cc syringe, prescribed liquid food, a measuring cup, a clean container and an IV pole to hang the food container to. To accept your liquid food, attach the tube from the end of the food bag to the end of your gastrostomy tube. Before the process of gastrostomy tube feeding/peg tube feeding, always wash your hands thoroughly. Attach the 60cc syringe to the end of your peg tube feeding and confirm its placement.

 

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