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Honey, I Shrunk! How Aging Affects Our Bones, Joints & Muscles

As we age, our bones, joints and muscles shrink in size and density. This is most noticeable when we check our height and realize we’ve shrunk by an inch or two (or 4!). While losing height, strength and flexibility are all part of the aging process, there are steps you can take to stand up to the effects of father time.