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can I take protein shakes when im sick

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Yes or no.: If you need extra because you lift-yes. If you need protein supplements because you don't eat meat-yes. If older and frail-good for you!
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Per Freitag
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes, should be safe: If you are well hydrated, protein shakes should be OK
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Your weight: is fine and healthy where it is. Try diet and exercise to build more muscle, not fat. Check w/your doctor to rule out any medical problems if indicate ... Read More
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Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
22 years experience Pediatrics
You are lucky: So you are 5 feet 5 inches and way about 130 lbs which is very appropriate for your height. Why would you want to gain more weight on purpose? Now y ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nadia Ghattas
48 years experience Pediatrics
Underweight: Yes you can , make protection shakes from whey , eat egg white, lean meats & fish, don't over do it with the workout you don't want to loose more ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Mull
30 years experience Family Medicine
16 protein: You should be safe with protein if you have no kidney problems. Avoid creatine.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Safe unless...: Unless your kidney function is low, or you have renal tubular acidosis. Otherwise safe and healthy.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Futterweit
64 years experience Endocrinology
May take almost dail: No harm..Could add red meat-lean- or milk products
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Pre-packaged!: Like abbott lab's eas carbvantage with 17g protein, 1gm fat, 2 gr carbs. Variety of flavors! or even better: costco-30g shake but only two flavors. U ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregg Nishi
22 years experience Bariatrics
Protein shakes: Taking in protein anytime will still be helpful. However, it is most beneficial when taking it the same day as your workout. Some experts say you shou ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Isaacs
39 years experience Family Medicine
Protein shakes: Better to take with milk or with what? You don't say what alternative to milk you have in mind. But i think i can say this...If the protein shake ha ... Read More

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