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    Administration on Aging

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    Sarcopenia With Aging

    From the time you are born to around the time you turn 30, your muscles grow larger and stronger. But at some point in your 30s, you begin to lose muscle mass and function, a condition known as age-related sarcopenia or sarcopenia with aging. People who are physically inactive can lose as much as 3% to 5% of their muscle mass per decade after age 30. Even if you are active, you will still experience some muscle loss. Although there is no generally accepted test or specific level of muscle mass for...

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    Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson, MD on December 15, 2014
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