Guest: Dr. Kristen Beavers - Dr. Sachin Shah - Dr. Ian Riddock
Why do we slow down as we age? Why does our gait and speed of walking diminish? Once thought that it was exclusively from muscle loss is now being challenged by a theory that the accumulation of both subcutaneous as well as intramuscular fat is to blame is discussed with Dr. Beavers. PLUS On August 14, 2012, the word "energy drink" was listed for the first time in the Merriam Webster's Collegiate Dictionary. Are energy drinks dangerous? Do they really cause physiological changes that merit concern? Dr. Shah discusses the pharmacokinetic effects of energy drinks while Dr. Riddock discusses the cardiac effects discovered in their recently published study.