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Age-Related Health Encyclopedia Articles

To provide you with helpful health information related to aging, please refer to the following articles on our Dartmouth-Hitchcock Healthwise® Health Encyclopedia website.

  • Age-Related Hearing Loss: Information about your ability to hear as it reduces due to aging.
  • Alzheimer's Disease: Topic overview of Alzheimer's disease, including causes, symptoms, and treatments.
  • Cancer: A learning center topic for Cancer that provides links to health topics, medical tests, decision-making tools, and take action articles.
  • Cataracts: A description of Cataracts, including causes, symptoms, and treatment.
  • Coping With Changing Sleep Patterns as You Get Older: A topic about sleep patterns and how they naturally change as you age.
  • Dementia: Overview topic about dementia, including metabolic causes.
  • Depression in Older Adults: A topic on the causes of depression in older adults and how it can be improved.
  • Enlarged Prostate: Information about Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) or an enlarged prostate gland.
  • Healthy Aging - Normal Aging: Age-related information for bones, muscles and joints, skin, hair and nails, hormone production, organs, tissues and cells, heart and blood vessels, lungs, senses, and vital signs.
  • Heart Attack and Unstable Angina: A topic overview of heart attacks and angina.
  • Menopause and Perimenopause: Definitions of menopause and perimenopause, symptoms, and possible treatments.
  • Osteoarthritis: Information about Osteoarthritis, a painful problem with the joints.
  • Sexuality and Physical Changes With Aging: For women and men.
  • Stroke: Information about Strokes and using the FAST acronym as a way to remember signs of stroke symptoms.
  • Tremor: A topic about Tremors, an involuntary shaking movement.
  • Type 2 Diabetes: A description and causes of Type 2 Diabetes, a list of symptoms, and how to treat the condition.
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