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Department of Geriatrics

Conditions & Treatments

Obesity:

Treatments
Below are the treatment options available for Obesity:

  • Healthy Diet
  • Regular Exercise

Diabetes:

Treatments
Below are the treatment options available for Diabetes:

  • Regular exercise
  • Reduce stress
  • Diabetic Diet
  • Insulin

Osteoporosis:

Treatments
Below are the treatment options available to treat Osteoporosis:

  • Weight-bearing exercises
  • Calcium and Vitamin D supplements
  • Medications to improve bone density
  • Estrogen therapy
  • Stock up on natural sources of calcium
  • Soak up the sun for Vitamin D
  • Weight Loss
  • Opt for plant estrogens

Cataract:

Treatments

  • Change in prescription,  of eyeglasses, including bifocals or contacts
  • Cataract surgery

Asthma:

Treatments
Below are the treatment options available for Asthma:

  • Steroids and other Anti-Inflammatory drugs: These lifesaving medications prevent asthma attacks and work by reducing swelling and mucus production in the airways. 
  • Asthma Inhalers: Most common and effective way to deliver asthma drugs to the lungs
  • Asthma Nebulizer: Also known as a breathing machine. The asthma nebulizer uses a mouthpiece or mask and is typically used for infants, small children and older adults
  • Avoiding things that worsen your asthma (asthma triggers).

Breathing

Treatments
Below are the treatment options available to treat Heart Failure

  • An accurate diagnosis 
  • Avoid tobacco smoke
  • Specific breathing exercises
  • Regular physical activity