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Upcoming: March 28, 2020 Livestream Online Conference for Prostate Cancer Patients:

PCRI’s Executive Director, Mark Scholz, MD, discusses the significance of weight training while on hormone blockade (otherwise known as androgen deprivation, hormone deprivation, hormone blockade, etc.) for counteracting muscle degradation and fatigue, and maintaining a sense of normalcy.

0:13 Muscle loss is a natural part of aging, but men who are undergoing hormone therapy will experience muscle loss at an accelerated rate leading to the commonly associated side effects of weakness and fatigue. The best way to counteract this process of muscle loss is to practice…

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