It’s not uncommon for people with chronic health problems to experience anxious or depressed feelings. But with COPD, there seems to be an extra strong link between COPD and mood disorders - the umbrella term for problems like anxiety and depression.
Regular aerobic exercise improves sleep quality, mood and vitality of older adults.
Nearly half of older people suffer from chronic issues with their sleep. Insomnia; fragmented sleep, in which people wake frequently during the night, and waking early in the morning are all sleep problems that can plague older people.
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