Adrienne Youdim MD, FACP

8 Ways Your Body Keeps Changing in Your 20s, 30s, and 40s

Our bodies are in a constant state of flux, not just during puberty.

From article in GLAMOUR Health
By Suzannah Weiss
Dr Adrienne Youdim contributor

Dec. 19, 2016

If you’ve been noticing your body starting to look or feel different in your twenties, thirties, or forties, that’s totally normal. Here’s a guide to what happens after your teen years:

In Your Twenties

You might get acne. Unfortunately, even if you bypassed acne in your teens, you may find pimples pop up in your twenties, says physician and nutrition specialist Adrienne Youdim, M.D.. Your twenties can mark the onset of adult acne, which is especially prone to flare up right before your period and during stressful times.

In Your Thirties

You lose muscle. Your muscle mass decreases in your thirties, which leads to a higher proportion of body fat, says Dr. Youdim. So a woman in her thirties would probably have more fat on her body than a woman in her twenties does, even if they are the same weight.

In Your Forties

You have more belly fat. Due to drops in estrogen and rises in testosterone, your fat redistributes in your forties, says Dr. Youdim. You also may gain weight due to additional decline in muscle mass.

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 ways your body keeps changing8 Ways Your Body Keeps Changing in Your 20s, 30s, and 40s

Article in Glamour Health. Dr Adrienne Youdim contributor.

 

 

 

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