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Appetite of an elderly person

Appetite of an elderly person

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It is not uncommon to find elderly people suddenly lose their appetite. It can be both short-term and permanent - the latter is very dangerous. If an elderly person stops eating with some disease (infection, etc.), then do not worry too much - the appetite will return. However, if an elderly person has no appetite for a long time, you should take immediate action. Appetite in elderly people Appetite is a very important mechanism in the human body. It is through it that we know when to eat, when to be full. This feeling is associated with many factors: the peculiarities of the body itself, diseases, physique and, of course, age. In older people, many processes in the body are slowed down, the receptors work weaker and it may happen that the appetite is significantly reduced. Of co...