Health risk factors in senior citizens
Getting older brings along many physical and mental health challenges. As people age, they tend to have low immunity and experience many types of illnesses. Staying physically active can reduce the risk of diseases and eliminates depression and mood swings. Senior Citizens should not take their health conditions lightly as few symptoms can lead to severe health complications. Some commonly seen health problems in senior citizen are Hypertension, cardiac problems, diabetes, digestion problems, joint pains, kidney infections, cancer, tuberculosis and eye problems.
They may also face some mental illness like depression, Alzheimer’s disease, dementia and so on. Some health problems can be avoided with proper care, healthy diet and regular physical activities, whereas some may be part of normal aging and cannot be controlled or avoided. Some common health challenges senior citizens experience are hypertension, arthritis, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, cholesterol, obesity, vision problems, osteoporosis, depression, dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.
Health risk factors in senior citizen include
- Loneliness or inactivity
- Social isolation
- Negligence by family
- Physical setbacks
- Losing loved one
- Retirements or lack of activities
Why go for preventive health check ups
Prevention is better than cure. While some health problems in senior citizens are caused due to hereditary, others are caused due to lifestyle, stress, treatments and environmental factors. Preventive health checkups help to identify the illnesses in early stages which helps to get better and timely treatment. Timely and early treatment is very important to cure the diseases. Many severe diseases can be cured when they are discovered in early stages before the disease gets worse. Preventive health check up is designed especially for senior citizens. It includes health packages like lung function test, kidney function test, liver screening packages, diabetes tests, cardio health check up and many more along with Regular Tests and Examinations. With the help of lung function test, kidney function test, liver function test and cardiac health check up one can avoid serious and severe health complications. Senior citizens can take preventive measures like physical exercise, healthy diet and others to avoid the expected diseases. Preventive health checkups give feeling of comfort and well being for both families and senior citizens. Diseases when found in early stages respond to the treatment.
Senior citizen health check up at Aruna Diagnostics
Aruna scan and diagnostics offer Senior Citizen Health Check up Services to the seniors at comfortable prices. Some preventive health check up packages like lung function test, kidney function test, liver screening packages, diabetes tests, cardio health check up and many more along with regular examination. These health check up or Health Check up Packages at Aruna Diagnostics helps to prevent health problems and severe complications. Professionals at Aruna diagnostic assist the elders or senior citizens at the time of tests.
Aruna scan and diagnostics offer accurate and timely services to the elders along with consultation. With advanced and latest technology, Aruna diagnostics offer several important Radiology Services, complete pathological investigations and health packages to the customers.