Features June 2007 Issue

Height Loss in Men Could Be Sign of a Sick Heart

Reduce your risk of bone and muscle loss, as well as heart disease, by staying physically active.

There’s no denying that as we age, we become shorter. Bones, muscles, and joints change with age due to many factors, including decreased bone mineral density, muscle loss, arthritis, and osteoporosis. But new research finds that this common occurrence may be a marker for a much more serious condition.

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