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Atrophy

A wasting of tissues from disuse, illness, or steroid injection

Question: Atrophy?????????????? Okay you know how if your about 40 years old and if you don't use your muscle you get atrophy? Well, my question is if your a teenager around 17, 18 and up can you get atrophy too if you don't ever use your muscles? But won't you just get fat?! Lol. This is a silly question, but I was wondering.

Answer: fat and muscle atrophy are 2 differnet things. getting fat usually is not far from other aspects of lazy life, but un-related to atrophy specifically.

 


Atrophy Related Products and News

Healthcare Global

[VIDEO] Novartis Studies Muscle Atrophy by Sending Mice into Space
Healthcare Global
 

Benefit for teen with spinal muscular atrophy

The Daily News
Spinal muscular atrophy affects approximately one in every 6,000- 10,000 babies and it can strike anyone at any age, race or gender. One in every 40-50 Americans carries the gene that causes the disease, according to the Spinal Muscular Atrophy ...
 

Philip Fortier appointed to Multiple System Atrophy Coalition Board of Directors

Midland Daily News
The Multiple System Atrophy Coalition, a growing nonprofit 501(c) 3 organization dedicated to serving patients, caregivers and families affected by Multiple System Atrophy (MSA), announced the appointment of Philip M. Fortier of Detroit, MI to its ...
 

Spinal Muscular Atrophy Beaverdash

KCCI Des Moines
Spinal Muscular Atrophy Beaverdash. UPDATED 10:44 PM CDT Sep 15, 2014. Tweet · Next Video: Join Photography Day at Living History Farms. post a comment. Beaverdale Fall Festival is this weekend, but it's also the 18th Annual Beaverdale Beaverdash ...
 

CTV News

Poor Sleep Quality Linked to Cortical Atrophy
Medscape
 

Counsel & Heal

Researchers Develop New Drug For Spinal Muscular Atrophy
Counsel & Heal
 

Families hold out hope for cure for spinal muscular atrophy

OCRegister
Julie and her daughter Jessica are cofounders of Hope for SMA, a San Clemente nonprofit to help save other children from spinal muscular atrophy, a type of muscular dystrophy. The disease claimed the life of Jessica Prendiz's 11-month-old daughter ...
 

azcentral.com

New treatments provide hope for children with Spinal Muscular Atrophy
azcentral.com
 

Aging dog suffers from muscle atrophy

Boston Herald
He pointed out that our dog has some muscle atrophy of one rear leg and that he is having trouble placing his feet. Logically, our vet has referred us to a neurology specialist with an implied need for X-rays and more. What are the possible causes for ...
 

Retinal atrophy raises concern about long-term anti-VEGF treatment, overdosing

Healio
Undertreatment has been shown to be an issue in real-life clinical practice, but overdosing and atrophy may also play a role,? Frank Holz, MD, said at the EuRetina Congress. Atrophy, he noted, is part of the natural progression of AMD, but it may be ...