For Muscle Atrophy
- Muscle Atrophy: Shrinking or wasting of the muscle may occur for a number of reasons. The loss of muscle mass subsequently leads to weakness. Atrophy of the muscles may occur for a number of reasons but is largely due to inadequate nerve stimulation of the muscles, impaired blood supply or malnutrition. It may also be seen in conditions like HIV/AIDS, cancer and other debilitating diseases.