Verywell Health Quotes Dr. Bert Mandelbaum: Tips for aging adults to help stay active
Exerpt: Starting in your 30s, you might start losing muscle mass and strength. Women also tend to age more quickly than men because of hormonal shifts that can lead to changes in bone health, body shape, and physical function.
“If you’re a woman and you lose estrogen, you tend to lose a greater amount of muscle, bone, and cartilage,” Bert Mandelbaum, MD, a sports medicine specialist and co-chair of medical affairs at Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute in Los Angeles. “But you have the potential of modifying them on so many levels, including with exercise and diet.”