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Dr. Prem B. Singla, MD

Geriatrician

Dr. Prem B Singla MD is a top Geriatrician in Bronx, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Prem B Singla MD is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Prem B Singla MD is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Prem B Singla MD is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Bronx, NY, Dr. Prem B Singla MD is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
Dr. Prem B. Singla, MD
  • Bronx, NY
  • Accepting new patients

My mother has been constantly losing weight. Should we be concerned?

Yes, she does need to be checked. At least basic blood work, review of medications, thyroid tests, depression, dementia, etc.

is Quetiapine known to make one drowsy?

Yes, it can cause drowsiness.

Is it common for the elderly to get agitated quickly or does this need medical attention?

Yes, dementia, depressed can cause these symptoms. Also infection like urinary tract infection, new medication can contribute.

At what age does Parkinson's disease typically present itself?

It can start anytime after the age of 40. He should see a neurologist.

How can older people be treated for lack of sleep?

You can use melatonin 3 mg at night. May increase to 5 if no effect.

My father has lost his appetite and sleeps odd hours. What is the problem?

He could be depressed. He should have baseline labs, CBC, cmp, thyroid function test, b12, folate levels, and a urine test to R/O infection. If the tests are negative or normal, READ MORE
He could be depressed. He should have baseline labs, CBC, cmp, thyroid function test, b12, folate levels, and a urine test to R/O infection. If the tests are negative or normal, he can be tried on an antidepressant.