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Muscle Wasting Causes


There are many causes for the deterioration of muscles. Muscle wasting, or atrophy, occurs in two basic forms: disuse atrophy in which the Cheap Jerseys muscles waste away due to lack of exercise, and neurogenic atrophy, which is muscle deterioration due to disease or injury. Atrophy of the muscles can be extremely debilitating and can rob sufferers of the ability to walk and take away the basic strength necessary for everyday activities. In some cases, once the cause of the atrophy is identified, surgery and physical therapy can help to counteract the effects of muscle wholesale jerseys wasting.


Aging and InjuryAging can cause individuals to become bedridden or disabled to the point where they are almost completely sedentary. When this occurs they lose muscle tone and with time this progresses to atrophy. Significant injury can also lead to muscle atrophy as in cases when a person becomes paralyzed to some extent and his muscles waste away due to lack of use. Aging and injury causes of muscle wasting are classified as disuse atrophy. Physical therapy and proper nutrition are usually prescribed to combat this type of atrophy.


ArthritisCrippling forms of arthritis such as rheumatoid and osteoarthritis lead to muscular atrophy in patients. Arthritis causes inflammation of the joints, making them stiff and causing movement to be difficult. The associated pain of arthritis may cause patients to become extremely sedentary, which leads to muscle wasting. Physicians often prescribe pain medications and antiinflammatory drugs to ease stiffness and discomfort. Patients are encouraged to Wholesale NFL Jerseys exercise cheap nfl jerseys in order to help maintain muscle tone and reverse any atrophy that has occurred during sedentary periods. It should not be used as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. wholesale jerseys LIVESTRONG is a registered trademark of the LIVESTRONG Foundation. Moreover, we do not select every advertiser or advertisement that appears on the web sitemany of the advertisements are served by third party advertising companies.
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