Ageing and Unplanned Weight Loss
Unplanned weight loss or malnutrition is more common in older people than any other age group. Regardless of age, unplanned weight loss can indicate a change health and wellbeing and should be checked out by your Doctor.
As we age we may lose weight for a number of reasons, which will include some of the following:
Regardless of our age if we are losing weight and it’s unintentional see your Doctor to rule out any underling health problem. Other things you can do to maintain or increase your weight are:
If, after trying these suggestions, you continue to lose weight ask a Dietitian or your GP
about oral nutritional supplements such as Fortisip and Ensure.
Remember, supplements don’t replace a good balanced diet they complement it.
If you want some help with changing your diet our friendly Dietitian can help.
Just contact us at Therapy Professionals.
Phone: 03 377 5280