Diseases causing drowsiness in the elderly 1. Cerebral infarction When the old people's cerebral blood vessels appear arteriosclerosis and cerebral blood supply is insufficient, they will appear hypoxic symptoms. In the early stage of patients with cerebral infarction, they often show continuous yawning and sleep volume increases significantly.Therefore, do not ignore this important alarm signal. 2. Diabetes If the blood sugar of diabetes patients is higher than the normal value, a large amount of sugar will be discharged from the urine, which will cause physical decline, mental depression and sleep increase.In addition, when diabetes develops to diabetic ketoacidosis, drowsiness also occurs. 3, hypothyroidism When hypothyroidism, the patient will appear chills, fatigue, fatigue, memory loss, drowsiness and other symptoms.Due to the decline of various functions of the body, the elderly may also suffer from drowsiness due to hypothyroidism. 4. Depression Depression is one of the most common mental disorders in the elderly. Long term insomnia or excessive sleep in the elderly may also be a manifestation of depression. 5. Urinary tract infection When the elderly suffer from infectious diseases such as encephalitis and urinary system, they are prone to drowsiness due to the disorder of body ions.
Diseases causing drowsiness in the elderly
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