A member asked:

I am a relatively healthy person but i have been losing muscle mass around my body for a couple of years now. are there any conditions not linked to say cancer that can cause a person to lose weight or muscle mass? my seems to be induced by heat?

A doctor has provided 1 answer
Dr. Bernard Seif answered

Specializes in Clinical Psychology

Yes, loss of muscle is not necessarily linked to cancer; there are lots of possibilities. Hormonal and lifestyle issues can play a role. Please see your doctor. Peace and good health.

Answered Sep 12, 2019



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