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What are signs of muscle atrophy?

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Dr. Julian Bragg
Neurology

In brief: Decreased bulk

Muscle atrophy is shrinking of the muscle, leading to a wasted appearance.
It can be due to muscle disease, nerve damage, malnutrition, or simple disuse. A neurologist can help determine what may be causing the atrophy and if it can be arrested or reversed.

In brief: Decreased bulk

Muscle atrophy is shrinking of the muscle, leading to a wasted appearance.
It can be due to muscle disease, nerve damage, malnutrition, or simple disuse. A neurologist can help determine what may be causing the atrophy and if it can be arrested or reversed.
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