Loss of muscle mass

Muscle mass loss, known as sarcopenia, is a common condition characterized by the loss of skeletal muscle mass and strength that occurs with aging. It can start as early as age 30, but tends to accelerate after 50.
What causes loss of muscle mass?

There are several factors that contribute to sarcopenia:

What are the consequences of losing muscle mass?

Losing muscle mass can severely impact one's quality of life. "I lost a lot of strength in my 70s and it's been hard to keep up with my grandkids or lift things around the house," says John S., 73.

Can you regain muscle mass once it's lost?

The good news is that proper exercise and nutrition can help rebuild and maintain muscle mass at any age. It just becomes more challenging the older you get. Some effective ways to rebuild lost muscle include:

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