What Can Cause Loss Of Appetite In The Elderly? | Healthystripe
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What can cause loss of appetite in the elderly?

HealthyStripe's Editorial Team
11 September 2023

The aged patients, especially those beyond 60 and suffering from depression or dementia are at an increased risk for developing anorexia. Stats reveal that nearly 28% of deaths in patients aged 85 and above are due to anorexia. It is mainly caused due to co-morbidities, poor metabolism, poor absorption and metabolic malfunction. 

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