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Risks of Old Age

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Updated June 8, 2017 35.6k views 123 items

List of the risks of old age, including illnesses, disorders, ailments, maladies, and diseases associated with old age. What are the dangers of old age? This list includes genetic disorders and chronic conditions linked to old age by the medical and science communities through research. The illnesses and medical conditions are listed in alphabetical order, and even include photos when available.

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While many of the diseases related to old age have only been suggested through correlation, a few diseases are caused by old age and do not exist without this risk factor. Among other potential problems, old age can lead to harmful conditions. (123 items)
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Abdominal aortic aneurys... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Risks of Old Age
Nausea, Back pain, Abdominal mass
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Achilles tendinitis is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Risks of Old Age
Pain, Stiffness, Swelling
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Actinic keratosis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Risks of Old Age
Pruritus, Skin lesion
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Acute myeloid leukemia ... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Risks of Old Age
Dyspnea, Bleeding, Infection
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Alzheimer's disease is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Risks of Old Age
Apraxia, Aggression, Pathological laughing and crying
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Amyotrophic lateral scle... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Risks of Old Age
Hyperreflexia, Fasciculation, Slurred Speech
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Anaplastic thyroid cance... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Risks of Old Age
Lower neck mass, Dysphagia, Hemoptysis
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Anemia is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Risks of Old Age
Pallor, Dyspnea, Clouding of consciousness
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Angina Pectoris is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Risks of Old Age
Dyspnea, Nausea, Dizziness
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Aortic aneurysm is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Risks of Old Age
Nausea, Back pain, Anxiety
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Arthritis is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Risks of Old Age
Dyspnea, Night Sweats, Pain
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Atherosclerosis is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Risks of Old Age
Asymptomatic
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Atrial fibrillation is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Risks of Old Age
Dyspnea, Dizziness, Fatigue
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Balance disorder is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Risks of Old Age
Vertigo, Falling, Mental confusion
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Barrett's esophagus is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Risks of Old Age
Black tarry stool, Dysphagia, Hematemesis
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Pressure ulcer is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Risks of Old Age
Bleeding, Erythema, Pain
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Benign paroxysmal positi... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Risks of Old Age
Nausea, Vertigo, Dizziness
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Benign prostatic hyperpl... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Risks of Old Age
Dysuria, Post-void dribbling, Hematuria
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Brain tumor is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Risks of Old Age
Nausea, Diplopia, Blurred vision
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Burn is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Risks of Old Age
Eschar, Erythema, Pain
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Cataract is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Risks of Old Age
Halos around lights, Nyctalopia, Diplopia
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Cellulitis is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Risks of Old Age
Pain, Fever, Skin rash
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Cerebral aneurysm is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Risks of Old Age
Bleeding, Nausea, Vision disorder
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B-cell chronic lymphocyt... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Risks of Old Age
Lymphadenopathy, Night Sweats, Anorexia
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Color blindness is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Risks of Old Age
Difficulty distinguishing between red and green, Difficulty distinguishing between yellow and blue, Difficulty distinguishing between blue and green