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5 most lethal diseases in older adults

Old age is a natural process in the life of the human being; However, the healthy habits of the human being have an impact on the quality of life that people will have when they become older adults. Read More

5 causes of female hot flashes

Although hot flashes are considered characteristic of menopause caused by hormonal changes, the truth is that little is known about what produces them or what happens to women when they have them. Read More

Face your erection problem without embarrassment

A few years ago, millions of fans of Pele and, no less than the Mexican actor Andres Garcia, were surprised by a tremendous revelation. Both figures confessed to having erection problems and decided to solve this disorder that in Mexico, according to figures from the National Health Survey, affects, to a greater or lesser degree, 55% of men between 40 and 70 years. Erectile dysfunction is no small matter and there are many ways to deal with it as long as you go to the urologist-andrologist ... without shame. Read More

Osteoarthritis is caused by sedentary lifestyle

It is the most common disorder of the joint, which affects elderly people, is characterized by the degeneration of cartilage and adjacent bone, which causes joint pain and stiffness. Osteoarthritis is a disease that until now has no cure, but with good treatment can obtain great benefits, allowing patients to lead a normal life. In an interview, Dr. Francisco Medina, an internist, with a specialty in Rheumatology, answered the following questions: What is Arthrosis? It is a chronic disease of the joints characterized by the degeneration of cartilage and adjacent bone; can cause joint pain and morning stiffness, less than 10 minutes. Speaking Read More

Prostate cancer is suffered by 60% of men

Prostate cancer is the second most common cause of death in men of all ages. Your treatment depends on the stage you are in. The speed of growth of the disease and its differentiation from the surrounding tissue helps determine this stage. Among the treatments are: surgery, radiotherapy, chemotherapy or control of hormones that fight cancer. Read More

Cause of erectile dysfunction in men 45 and older

This condition occurs in most cases after 45 years, although over the years the incidence increases, said Dr. Juan Marcos López Ramírez, urologist at the Regional General Hospital No. 25 of the Mexican Insurance Institute Social (IMSS). Read More

Cholesterol generates gallstones

The gallstones are a frequent problem, so it is estimated that 10% of the population has this alteration. The specialists explain that for genetic reasons the Mexican population has a greater predisposition to develop this problem. Read More

World Multiple Sclerosis Day

Today we remember the World Day of Multiple Sclerosis, a condition that affects more than 2 million people in the world and 16,000 Mexicans. Multiple sclerosis is a disease of the central nervous system (CNS), damaging the protective sheath of nerve fibers (myelin), negatively influencing motor functions, sensitivity, balance, speech, vision and sphincter control. Read More

Mouth cancer generated by tobacco and alcohol

The addiction to tobacco and alcohol generates several health problems, which can be controlled during the life of the human being; However, one of the most dangerous that is recorded is cancer of the mouth, according to the Mexican Social Security Institute Read More

Beer could prevent osteoporosis

As part of the celebration of the world day against osteoporosis (October 20), the electronic version of the magazine "Muy interesante" in Spain, released a note that recognizes beer as a source of silicon, mineral involved in the formation of bone and cartilage, so that their intake could prevent the onset of this disease. Read More

Sex does not age for older adults

Over time, the myths that arise from the relationship between sexuality and old age have been discarded thanks to recent research that shows that being a person of advanced age does not mean saying goodbye to sex life as a couple. Read More

Urinary incontinence is not solved with diapers

Every time there is an increase in the number of urologists and gynecologists in the world who are trying to end their dependence on diapers as soon as possible. Only in Spain, the statistics say that more than 200 thousand people carry diapers for elderly. Because, physiotherapy, whose purpose is the rehabilitation of pelvic floor muscles, pharmacological treatments and surgical techniques (there are up to 150 different procedures) that can solve up to 95% of cases. Read More

Knowing the enemy

Aortoventricular tunnel, one of the least common heart malformations. How is one of the least common heart malformations treated? Of heart malformations the aortoventricular tunnel Read More

Hypertension hurts women less

Women with heart failure derived from high blood pressure, resist disease better than the male gender, according to a study published by Europa Press, in Madrid, developed at the University of the Basque Country that analyzed the clinical and biochemical differences according to the sex of the patients. Read More

Menopause affects visual health

Many women are unaware that physical and emotional changes during this important stage of life can also manifest in the eyes. That is why it is important to know the state of women's visual health, especially those who are in the middle of menopause. Clinical studies, such as those conducted by the Spanish Society of Ophthalmology, have shown that the Dry Eye Syndrome (SOS) is closely related to the onset of menopause. Read More

Arthropia affects more women and causes disability

Some musculoskeletal diseases, such as arthropathies, appear to be more prevalent in older adults than in adults in general. Some estimates have shown that symptomatic osteoarthritis in knees and hands is approximately 30% in people over 65 years of age, according to data from the Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS). Read More