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Muscle loss in the elderly is a main cause of falls in seniors, and brings with it a host of health issues including frailty and disability.
In fact, by the age of 70, you can expect to lose up to 25 per cent of your muscles due to ageing. (Read the article
But what are the symptoms of muscle loss to look out for? Are there ways to minimise muscle loss? And when should medical help be sought?
Adj Asst Prof Samuel Chew, Senior Consultant, from the
Department of Geriatric Medicine at
Changi General Hospital (CGH), a member of the
SingHealth group, is here to answer your questions about muscle loss in the elderly and senior's health.
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