Loss of muscle mass - Renew Medical Center

What is loss of muscle mass?

Muscle mass loss, also known as muscle atrophy, occurs when the muscles in the body weaken, deteriorate, and reduce in size. This leads to a decrease in muscle tissue. It can happen due to various reasons:

Loss of muscle mass can have serious health implications:

Here are some ways to prevent and treat loss of muscle mass:

The key is strength training and optimal protein intake. Seeking timely medical care can also help prevent rapid muscle deterioration. Maintaining muscle mass is crucial as we age to stay active and independent. With proper exercise and nutrition, sarcopenia can be delayed.

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