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Health for Older People

Peter Abrahams

More and more people are living longer and remaining healthier, and the over-50s in particular are increasingly interested in self-diagnosis and treatment of minor ailments. Health for Older People is an indispensable reference guide dedicated solely to the over-50s, exploring... Read moreRead less

More and more people are living longer and remaining healthier, and the over-50s in particular are increasingly interested in self-diagnosis and treatment of minor ailments. Health for Older People is an indispensable reference guide dedicated solely to the over-50s, exploring and explaining the most common health issues that affect them. In today’s busy world it is all too easy to ignore a slight pain or feeling of discomfort, but this book will make it easy to understand and treat common problems that come with advancing years.

Health for Older People provides a user-friendly guide to age-related health problems. It identifies, describes and offers treatments for a whole range of conditions, from gout, cataracts and diabetes to Alzheimer’s disease, heart problems and strokes.

Written in an accessible style with full colour photographs, the book offers a wide range of information on how the medical profession deals with conditions, diseases and illnesses suffered by older people. This includes both age-specific conditions, such as failing vision and rheumatoid arthritis, as well as general conditions, such as depression and hypertension.

Accessible text gives an insight into the workings of the body as it ages, while photographs that include the latest medical imaging techniques bring the subject to life in informative detail.

Format: 297 x 227mm
Extent: 176pp
Word count: 95,000
Illustrations: 600 photographs and artworks

Peter Abrahams

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