Loss of muscle mass

What is loss of muscle mass?

Muscle loss, known medically as muscle atrophy, occurs when the size and strength of muscles decrease due to aging, lack of physical activity, or disease. This often results in feeling weak, fatigue, weight gain, joint pain, and reduced quality of life.

Some key points about muscle loss:

Strategies to maintain muscle mass

While some muscle loss is inevitable with aging, many strategies can slow the rate of loss and even help regrow lost muscle:

In summary, loss of muscle mass is a common but often preventable condition associated with aging. Strategies like strength training, diet, supplements, and in some cases, hormone therapy can go a long way toward maintaining strength, function and quality of life. Contact Hormone Harmony to learn more about our individualized programs.

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