Sarcopenia, a continual, age-related muscle-wasting process, initiates its degenerative impact on health by the third decade of life. Approximately two-thirds of male and one-third of female sexagenarians present overt symptoms of sarcopenia. By 2025, those over 60 years of age will represent nearly 19% of the U.S. population. Among the elderly alone, this condition will directly cost healthcare more than $20 billion.

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