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WHEN SEVERAL AILMENTS STRIKE SENIORS AT ONCE

May 1st, 2012 | By Dr Jerry D Elrod | Category: Senior Moments Blog

While uninvited, it is possible and quite predictable that a senior may be struck with several ailments or physical conditions at once. When this happens, one of the attendant dynamics is heading off the depression and difficulty that comes with dealing with such a deluge.

For some, it may more likely occur during the winter or colder months, when infections and illnesses seem more frequent. However, as we age there are physical dynamics that seem to move in and proliferate at other times as well.

Assume, for example, the invasion of an intestinal disorder, which persists and requires continuing treatment and efforts at preventing dehydration. A double whammy. Or, with that a surgery procedure required by a specialist that will