Health Tip: Skin Disorders Affecting the
(HealthDay News) -- Skin problems are common among the elderly.
Some are considered a normal part of aging, while others may
indicate an underlying health problem.
The ADAM Encyclopedia says the following medical conditions
could spur changes in an elderly person's skin:
- Having arteriosclerosis or another disease of the blood
- Being diabetic.
- Having heart disease or liver disease.
- Being malnourished.
- Being obese.
- Having a reaction to medication.
- Being under stress.
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