chronic medical conditions such as Parkinsonís disease, stroke, arthritis, impaired
vision, and high blood pressure are associated with increased risk of falls or fall
related injuries. People with chronic medication for conditions that affect their
circulations, sensation, mobility or mental ability or those taking medication such as.
blood pressure pills, heart medicines, water pills, or muscle relaxers or tranquilizers
are more related to fall as a result of drug related side effects (dizziness, confusion,
slowed reflexes). However, the associations between those medication uses or various
chronic conditions and risk of fall were not consistently reported in community studies.
of fall is strongly related to recurrent fall, and fall related injuries. Previous
experiences of fall confined people to fear another falling or to the lack of exercise, or
limited activities due to injuries.