Aging Increases Risk for Medication Problems

Aging Increases Risk for Medication Problems

As people age, the body begins to function slower.  Cells are not being produced as much or as fast as it used to in order for rebuilding tissues and muscles. This brings about a relative slow down to general function of the body. Along the way, the body’s ability to resist diseases may also be affected. Certain activities may not be as easy to do as before. Old age may also bring most people to a greater dependence to medication for treating a variety of ailments. And at times, these drugs may …