Disturbances in normal eating and sleeping routines are warning signs of depression in older adults, according to Dr. Nitin Nanda, medical director at St. John’s Geriatric Center of St. John’s Regional Medical Center, and these disturbances can swing either way (causing too much or too little food or sleep).
People may get insufficient sleep because of difficulties falling asleep, staying asleep or waking up too early. Or they may oversleep, even unable to get out of bed in...
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