Sarcopenia is a virtually unknown disease effecting many elderly today. Since drug companies can not treat it with medicine, therefor, not making it a money making illness, it has been swept under the rug. Sarcopenia is a loss of muscle mass and strength in the elderly. By age 80, it effects about 80% of seniors making it hard for them to live independently. You can help reduce your chances of getting sarcopenia by eating 30 grams of protein per meal, taking leucine supplements, doing strength training 3x a week, and checking your vitamin D levels. All these will help you fight the battle against sarcopenia.
- Sarcopenia is caused by a decrease in hormones in your system as you get older.
- There are several ways to prevent Sarcopenia naturally with supplements and exercise.
- Get a blood test to check your Vitamin D levels to make sure you are getting enough..
“Sarcopenia is loss of muscle mass in otherwise healthy people.”