A 23-year-old female asked:
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is sarcopenia reversible? (at 5,17 kg/m2). also skinny without a lot of fat (1m65 for 47kg), 59 years old. is it very serious? thank you so much

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Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Sarcopenia: Exercise should help this. What does you Dr. say. Weight stable?
Answered on Nov 27, 2017
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Who is the person ?: Please give us some background information about the subject of this question? Sarcopenia is age-related, so it is not serious but something to know about and to prevent, mindfully. Muscle loss starts in early 30's and continues with 1% loss per year. Daily exercise and muscle strengthening exercises can prevent it to a fair degree, hence the need to put our muscles through a workout daily if poss
Answered on Oct 26, 2017

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