Safety Tips for Foot Neuropathy

Safety Tips for Foot Neuropathy

If you have foot neuropathy, there are some things you can do to help reduce your risk of falling. In this article, we will talk about some safety tips for foot neuropathy. Tip: Proper Footwear One thing you can do is to make sure you have proper footwear. Sometimes...
Environmental Hazards that Contribute to Falls

Environmental Hazards that Contribute to Falls

Too Much Clutter causes Unsafe Walkways As people get older, they tend to downsize from their primary house into a smaller, more manageable living space. This may be an apartment, condo, or an assisted living. However, they don’t want to get rid of all their...
Decrease The Risk of Falling: Talk to your Healthcare Provider

Decrease The Risk of Falling: Talk to your Healthcare Provider

Take Action to Decrease the Risk of Falling Chronic conditions and medications can cause falls for a lot of older people. Some examples of chronic conditions that can cause falls include things like diabetes, high blood pressure, atrial fibrillation, Parkinson’s...
Myths About Falls: What to Know

Myths About Falls: What to Know

There are many “myths” going around about falls and aging. I am going to talk about three of them in this blog post. I hope that addressing these three myths about falls gives you some hope in terms of the aging experience. Myth #1 The first myth about...
Vertigo Triggers To Watch Out For

Vertigo Triggers To Watch Out For

This blog lists common vertigo triggers that you may want to note and share with your healthcare provider if they are affecting you. Sleeping Positions Certain sleeping positions may be vertigo triggers. Are you having to sleep upright to avoid vertigo? Perhaps lying...
Frustrated by Vertigo? Here Is What To Do

Frustrated by Vertigo? Here Is What To Do

I want to share with you the results of a study that was published by researchers in coordination with the Vestibular Disorders Association. This study is the analysis of a survey completed by 521 participants that were recruited through a mailing list, social media,...

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