With different health conditions, aches, and pains bothering them, seniors are especially vulnerable to depression. With this issue looming, there are some things you should know about depression that can benefit you and your loved ones.
According to the AARP, antidepressants are not always the answer to depression. In addition, for seniors and elderly, they are usually at a high risk of side effects from antidepressant such as loss of bone density or drug complications. It is also a good to know that there are free depression screening services to get a diagnosis. Finally, in addition to their age being a factor in risk of strokes, having depression can also increase their risk of a stroke according to research. As a result, do not take depression lightly, and it consider a free screening today.
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