Aging


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Aging: Increasing age as a risk factor for medical conditions
Introduction: There are numerous conditions that become more common with age. Some conditions increase in prevalence with age, whereas other conditions become very common in the elderly. The elderly are also often considered at risk due to reduce immune systems; see immunocompromise as a risk factor. Increasing maternal age is also a risk factor for certain aspects in pregnancy.

Condition count: 104; see list of conditions below.
Risk factor subtypes: maternal age (4)
Risk factors: Risk Factor Center, risk factor list

Conditions list: The following list of conditions have 'Aging' or similar listed as a risk factor in our database:

A

  • Abruptio Placentae ... maternal age over 35
  • Alzheimer's Disease ... aging
  • Atheroma ... aging
  • Atherosclerosis ... aging
  • Atrophic rhinitis ... aging

    B

  • Benign Prostate Hyperplasia ... age
  • Bladder Cancer ... age
  • Blepharitis ... elderly
  • Brainerd diarrhea ... elderly
  • Breast Cancer ... age
  • Burns ... elderly

    C

  • Cardiomyopathy ... aging
  • Cataracts ... elderly, aging
  • Cervical Cancer ... age
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease ... age
  • Colorectal cancer ... age
  • Congenital conditions ... Maternal age
  • Congestive Heart Failure ... aging
  • Coronary heart disease ... Age

    D

  • Deep vein thrombosis ... elderly
  • Dementia ... age
  • Diverticular Disease ... age

    E

  • Eclampsia ... maternal age
  • Endometrial Cancer ... age
  • Esophagus Cancer ... age

    F

  • Falls ... elderly
  • Fecal incontinence ... age
  • Flu ... age over 65, elderly
  • Folate deficiency ... elderly
  • Food poisoning ... elderly
  • Frozen Shoulder ... age

    G

  • Gallstones ... age
  • Glaucoma ... Aging
  • Group A Streptococcal Infections ... elderly

    H

  • Heart block ... aging
  • Heart disease ... age
  • Heartburn ... aging
  • Heat cramps ... elderly
  • Heat exhaustion ... elderly
  • Hemorrhoids ... aging
  • Hepatoma ... age
  • Hernia ... age
  • Herniated disc ... age
  • Hiatal hernia ... age
  • High Cholesterol ... age
  • Hip fracture ... old age
  • Hodgkin's Disease ... age
  • Hyperparathyroidism ... age
  • Hypertension ... age
  • Hypothermia ... elderly

    I

  • Impotence ... aging
  • Insomnia ... age
  • Invasive group A Streptococcal disease ... elderly

    K

  • Kyphosis ... elderly

    L

  • Legionnaires' disease ... elderly
  • Listeriosis ... elderly
  • Liver cancer ... age

    M

  • Multi-Infarct Dementia ... aging
  • Mycobacterial infections ... elderly

    N

  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma ... age
  • Nosocomial infections ... elderly, age

    O

  • Open-angle glaucoma ... Aging
  • Oral thrush ... elderly
  • Osteoarthritis ... age
  • Osteoporosis ... age
  • Ovarian Cancer ... highest risk over 60, age

    P

  • Pancreatic cancer ... age
  • Peptic Ulcer ... age
  • Pneumococcal pneumonia ... elderly
  • Pneumococcus ... elderly
  • Pneumonia ... elderly
  • Pontiac fever ... elderly
  • Posterior vitreous detachment ... aging
  • Preeclampsia ... maternal age, mother age over 40, mother age under 20
  • Presbycusis ... Aging
  • Prostate Cancer ... age
  • Proteinuria ... older people
  • Pulmonary embolism ... elderly

    R

  • Rectal prolapse ... age
  • Renal carbuncle ... elderly
  • Renal osteodystrophy ... Older patients
  • Respiratory syncytial virus ... elderly
  • Retinal detachment ... elderly

    S

  • Salmonella enteritidis ... elderly
  • Salmonella food poisoning ... elderly
  • Senile purpura ... elderly
  • Septicemia ... elderly
  • Snoring ... aging
  • Spondylosis ... aging
  • Stomach cancer ... age
  • Stroke ... age
  • Subdural hematoma ... elderly
  • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome ... young mothers
  • Suicide ... elderly
  • Superficial thrombophlebitis ... elderly

    T

  • Thromboembolism ... aging
  • Thrombosis ... elderly
  • Thyroid cancer ... Age
  • Tuberculosis ... elderly, aging

    U

  • Urinary Incontinence ... aging
  • Urinary tract infections ... age
  • Uterine Cancer ... age

    V

  • Varicose veins ... aging
  • Vitreous detachment ... aging


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