Be Aware of the Effects of Sarcopenia

sarcopenia

Sarcopenia is a word that most of us are not familiar with and yet its effects are felt in every family. Many men and women will become weak and frail as they age…all due to sever muscle loss.

The good news is that you do not have to be one of them.

The term sarcopenia is defined as the age-related loss of muscle mass which in turn causes a multitude of negative metabolic changes associated with decreased health and vitality in older people; sagging and wrinkled skin, hair loss, trembling extremities, loss of flexibility, balance and coordination and a stooped over posture are all signs of the onset of sacrcopenia. [Read more…]