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MUSCLE Loss Leads to Disease - part 1

Muscle loss occurs naturally with the aging, however its speed of decline and amount it is very preventable.  Much like bone, your muscle density and strength gradually decrease over time. This is called primary sarcopenia. In our experience, most people do not realize... does not need to happen in the extremes it does, AND... it is an underlying causeof many diseases and conditions! 

It is a WIN - WIN situation if treated...there is MUCH a person can do to prevent this. 

What are the causes of Sarcopenia?
oIncreased inflammation (visceral fat) that amplifies the rate of muscle wasting oDecreased physical activity and inadequate protein/calorie intake oHormonal changes resulting decreased hormones that are needed for muscle growth (testosterone, estrogen, growth hormone) oAge related molecular changes oDecreased motor neurons due to apoptosis (cell death)
In fact did you knowthere is also a definable condition called secondary sarcopenia which is caused by:
disuse (hospitalization, immobil…
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