Users' questions

Can you be too old for chemotherapy?

Can you be too old for chemotherapy?

In most cases, it does not. A healthy older person often has the same chances of responding to treatment or being cured than a younger one. Even for patients with more health issues chemotherapy may help decrease cancer symptoms and growth, and help people live better and longer.

How does chemo affect the elderly?

Elderly patients have a decreased tolerance to chemotherapy in general, with increased incidence of various toxicities. Some side effects are rather drug specific, such as cardiac failure with anthracyclines, or neuropathy with taxanes/cisplatin.

What’s the best treatment for early signs of aging?

For early signs of aging, treatments that use retinoids, vitamin C, and alpha hydroxy acids may be enough. Chemical peels, dermabrasion, microneedling,ultrasound energy devices, or laser resurfacing may be an option for moderate to severe facial sun damage.

What are the available treatment options for older women?

The organs in question would be uterus and/or bladder, the devices are pessaries of various shapes and sizes, the surgeries involve providing some sort of mesh sling or the removal of the uterus. Certain lifestyle changes can help prevent pelvic organ prolapse from occurring or worsening.

Which is the best treatment for aging skin?

Treatment Options for Aging Skin. Chemical peels, dermabrasion, ultrasound imaging devices, or laser resurfacing may be an option for moderate to severe facial sun damage. Deeper facial lines may be treated with botulinum toxin or fillers, including hyaluronic acid injections, your own fat, and Gore-Tex implants.

Are there any good antidepressants for elderly people?

Assuming you’ve done your due diligence and experimented with various natural cures for depression, but haven’t found any relief, there are some other good antidepressants that elderly people can consider. The first couple I recommend are NOT medication, but have been shown to be just as effective as medication. 1.

For early signs of aging, treatments that use retinoids, vitamin C, and alpha hydroxy acids may be enough. Chemical peels, dermabrasion, microneedling,ultrasound energy devices, or laser resurfacing may be an option for moderate to severe facial sun damage.

The organs in question would be uterus and/or bladder, the devices are pessaries of various shapes and sizes, the surgeries involve providing some sort of mesh sling or the removal of the uterus. Certain lifestyle changes can help prevent pelvic organ prolapse from occurring or worsening.

Treatment Options for Aging Skin. Chemical peels, dermabrasion, ultrasound imaging devices, or laser resurfacing may be an option for moderate to severe facial sun damage. Deeper facial lines may be treated with botulinum toxin or fillers, including hyaluronic acid injections, your own fat, and Gore-Tex implants.

How to care for your skin in your 60s and 70s?

Take a 10-minute bath or shower. Pat water gently from your skin after bathing, but leave a bit of water on your skin. Having some water on your skin when you apply moisturizer (next step) helps hydrate your skin. Apply a creamy, fragrance-free moisturizer formulated for dry skin within 3 minutes of bathing and throughout the day.