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New Research Helps Explain Why People Move Slower as They Get Older

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New research suggests that adults may move slower as they get older to help conserve energy. Image for illustration purposes
New research suggests that adults may move slower as they get older to help conserve energy. Image for illustration purposes
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  • As human beings get older, our movements naturally start to slow down. 
  • New research suggests that older adults may move slower partly because it costs them more energy than younger adults.
  • Scientists believe these findings could lead to new diagnostic tools for diseases such as Parkinson’s and multiple sclerosis.

It’s common knowledge that our bodies naturally become slower in their movements as we age.

Follow the link below to Medical News Today for the full story:

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/why-do-people-move-slower-as-they-get-older-study

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