6/22/2014 – How to Keep Your Muscles Strong as You Age

Jun 22, 2014 Comments Off by

Experts Are Looking Into Promising Treatments for Muscle Decline. But There Are Things You Can Do About It Now.

With a growing population of aging baby boomers, experts are turning their attention to interventions to help stem the loss of muscle mass, quality and strength, known as sarcopenia. It is caused by a number of complex factors that are not entirely understood, including decreasing amounts of testosterone in men. Muscle decline often goes hand in hand with frailty, a decline of physical function that leads to falls, hospitalization and the need for nursing-home care.

Read the full article at The Wall Street Journal.

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