- Q What are some things that cause weight gain as we age?
Dr. Michael Roizen, Internal MedicineGaining weight with age often occurs so gradually -- a pound-a-year creep is the rule in North America -- you're not quite sure when or why it happened. But 20 years = 20 pounds. Yikes! Don't resign yourself to it.Here are six things that have the... Full Answer
- Q Why does body fat increase with age?
Dr. F. Michael Gloth, III, GerontologyA tendency to lose some muscle and strength, and to add to the percentage of body fat -- often described as increasing body fat composition -- is a normal part of the aging process. Typically, exercise capacity declines as we age. If you want to age... Full Answer
- Q How can health problems affect my sex life as I get older?
Dr. Jan Shifren, Obstetrics & GynecologyLong-term medical conditions compound the sexual issues that men and women already face during the natural aging process. Heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and arthritis are just some of the illnesses that can have a serious, lasting impact on... Full Answer