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Doctor insights on: Aging

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What is aged care?

What is aged care?

Aged Care is Broad: Aged care is broad in scope and very open to many definitions. In essence, it is is an approach to the patient that is transitioning from independance to dependance on others based upon infirmities and extraneous (environmental/social) conditions. The age in years is arbitrary becasue many disease processes (such as als) accelerate the "aging" process of the individual. ...Read more

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What is the age for becoming a cougar?

What is the age for becoming a cougar?

It depends: It is really all in the eye of the beholder, and or public opinion. ...Read more

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Am aged 40 and BP is 110/70 is it normal?

Am aged 40 and BP is 110/70 is it normal?

Yes, it is good: This is a normal blood pressure..So no worries right now. But BP does increase as you get older...So check it regularly every 1 or 2 years and keep a record in your file. ...Read more

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What ages is toddler?

What ages is toddler?

Toddler: Toddler refers to learning to walk, typically it is between 12 months and 36 mo. ...Read more

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How fertile am I at age 40?

How fertile am I at age 40?

Fertilily at age 40: Unfortunately, at age 40 a woman is past the peak of fertility. The only way to assess her fertility to perform blood testing for certain hormones on cycle 2 or 3 of a menstrual cycle. Although not perfect is will give an assessment of her ability to conceive. ...Read more

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Why are all doctors so aged?

Why are all doctors so aged?

Too much school.: After at least twenty years of formal education, we're about 30-35 years old before we even start working. And we usually never retire. And we don't sleep nearly enough, so we always seem to look tired. Or maybe we just look that way because we're always so deep in thought. ...Read more

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How are telomeres connected to ageing?

How are telomeres connected to ageing?

Kill chromosomes: The telomeres are the material that protect the end of the chromosomes that contain the dna-genetic material. They shorten with age and when they become too short, the chromosome does not survive. They are what protect the genetic information so it can be transmitted from one cell to the next. ...Read more

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