Muscle loss

What is muscle loss?

Muscle loss, known as muscle atrophy, occurs when muscle fibers shrink and weaken. This leads to reduced muscle mass and strength over time. Muscle loss can happen due to poor nutrition, aging, illnesses, injuries, and inactivity.

Some key points about muscle loss include:

So in summary:

Muscle atrophy is when our muscles waste away due to aging, poor diet, inactivity, disease or injuries. Keeping your hormones optimized, eating adequate protein and doing strength exercises are key to preserving muscle as you get older.

And this is why maintaining your muscle mass over 40 is so important. At Vitality Hormone Center, we specialize in customized hormone therapy programs for both women and men designed to slow muscle loss and help you hold onto a strong, vibrant body long past midlife. Our experienced physicians provide safe, effective treatments tailored just for you after a comprehensive evaluation. Contact us today for a consultation to learn how we can help you keep fit, energetic and independent for years to come!

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