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How dangerous is low blood pressure for elderly patients?

My grandmother recently had a doctor's appointment and she was found with low blood pressure (I'm not sure of the exact numbers). She's 80 years old, but doesn't seem worried...

Is talk therapy effective for geriatric depression?

My grandmother had depression ever since my grandfather died, and it's affecting her everyday routine. She takes Prozac for her depression, but it's not working. Do you think...

What are the warning signs of Alzheimer's?

My grandfather has a lot of moments of confusion and memory loss, and I'm scared that these could be symptoms of Alzheimer's. Are there other warning signs of Alzheimer's that...

My mother is unable to sleep at night. What can we do?

My mother is unable to sleep at night and ends up sleeping all morning. Is there anything that we can do for this?

Can a psychiatrist help someone who is losing their memory?

My father is 80 years old and is losing his memory. This makes him anxious and sad. Can a psychiatrist help with my father's problem?

What could be the reason my mother is just not eating?

Ever since my father passed away, my mother has been feeling very low and hasn't been eating much since his death. Could this be depression?

Is Zofran safe for elderly?

My mother feels nausea before and after eating anything. Can I give her Zofran before her meals? Is this safe for her to use? She's 80 years old.

What can I take to prevent hypokalemia for my mom?

My mother has kidney disease and has slipped into a hypokalemia state two times. Is there anything that we can to prevent any future episodes of hypokalemia?

My mother is suffering from hallucinations. What is the treatment for this?

My mother is 82 years old and is suffering from hallucinations. What can be done to help her?

Could anesthesia be the reason for my father's confusion?

My father is 80 years old and underwent surgery receiving general anesthesia . Since his surgery, he is having a lot of confusion. Could his confusion be the result of the anesthesia?...

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