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Dr. Philip Kern
43 years experience Endocrinology
No: No, dietary protein will not affect prolactin. There are many medications that can cause mild prolactin elevations. Also, a lot of nipple stimulati ... Read More

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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
52 years experience Internal Medicine
See below: Marketing of Branched Chain Amino Acids as a protein supplement for building muscle and increasing athletic performance is a huge business. But it's q ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
29 years experience Family Medicine
BCAA Side Effects: Some side effects are known to occur, such as fatigue and loss of coordination. Branched-chain Amino Acids should be used cautiously before or during ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Winkler
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
BCAA and nutrition: Branch chain amino acids is a measurement used to assess the nutritional status of a patient with chronic kidney disease. It is not a measure of kidn ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Karim
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Sure: BCAA (branched-chain amino acid) is an Amino Acid having aliphatic side-chains. There are three BCAAs: leucine, isoleucine and valine. These are essen ... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
No proof of safety: Dietary supplements are marketed by manufacturers w/o any requirement by fda or other 3rd party to prove safety and/or effectiveness prior to marketin ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Trettin
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Work out more: For someone your age try working out 5 days a week for a minimum of 30 min( jog, bike , swim etc.). If u follow this for the next few months you shoul ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: It should not be any specific issue with take branched chain amino acid if you have SVT. Take some Mag glycinate with it. That would help your SVT.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Smith
41 years experience Family Medicine
BCAA and paxil (paroxetine): Branch Chain Amino Acid stimulate the building of proteins in muscle and possibly reduce muscle breakdown. BCAA seem to prevent faulty message transm ... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
No endorsement: The physicians here on health tap do not comment on or endorse products that are available for sale. We would be neutral on this product and have no ... Read More

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