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should i take l arginine before during or after my workout

A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
24 years experience in Pediatrics
Height: You can change your height as it is genetically determined so no supplements recommended

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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steve Choi
21 years experience in Family Medicine
Safe: Although the jury's still out on whether L-arginine actually helps with exercise performance, the 1 gram amount is probably similar to what you can ge ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
When you wish: Congratulations on taking up strength training. Arginine is safe, it may help you build some muscle by stimulating growth hormone, and may indeed acce ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Steven Seres
20 years experience in Internal Medicine
From : From the perspective of western medicine, there's likely nothing bad about these things in combination. If you've taken the add med for some time, yo ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience in Pediatrics
No: Or not take it at all.Guess what? I am going to mention that a good diet is best.Side effects include kidney problems, no effectiveness on anything.Do ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evan Allen
29 years experience in Family Medicine
Wait: Should wait 1 hour after taking L-thyroxine before eating or taking other medication to allow for full absorption.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience in General Surgery
Yes: Yes you should if you read the instruction well, they tell you to start with a really half the dose and then increase slowly to see how your body will ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eugene Batelli
22 years experience in Podiatry
2x a day: Morning and lunch time.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Mintz
66 years experience in Geriatrics
Yes: Anytime, but the same time each day, so you will remember to take them.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leslie Leighton
42 years experience in Internal Medicine
Best first thing: It is recommended and best to take first thing in the morning before food
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience in Internal Medicine
Creatine.: Creatine in doses of 1000 to 5000mg daily has been shown to increase muscle mass, muscle size and muscle energy stores. Creatine must be taken with l ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience in Internal Medicine
After...: After......is always better.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Tyrance jr
23 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Eat when hungry: Quite simply, eat when you are hungry. After resistance training, it is recommended to provide your body with a lean, healthy source of protein withi ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Not normal: Work out should not result in internal bleeding. It would be prudent to see your doctor for an evaluation.
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
I would stop them: now.
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
23 years experience in Anesthesiology
Yes: There are no reason to stop these supplements.
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A member asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience in Internal Medicine
I usually: prescribe anti-spasmodics 30 minutes BEFORE meals. My opinion only Hope it helps! Dr Z
A 71-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience in Pediatrics
Why take processed..: ...Protein at all? Just eat healthy meals, pre-exercise meals should be higher in carbs (not sugar), but all daily meals and snacks should be balanced ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
No difference.: Likely no significant difference with or without those 2 agents. Much more important is skill of surgeon and following surgeon's instructions. Make su ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff McFadden
23 years experience in Family Medicine
Exercise: Good for you that you like to exercise. Cold or normal temperature water is fine. Sometimes if it's too cold it could upset your stomach or cause he ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
Here are some...: When & how to use sildenafil? Take it at empty stomach or at least half way empty for better absorption, after a full rest for optimal mental/phys ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience in Endocrinology
Try a much longer: Time gap, like forever. Armour thyroid is ground up pig parts, and not standardized on the basis of thyroid content, but on iodine, which is inaccurat ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Protein powder: pre- vs. post-workout is controversial. Many believe that post-work out is best because it restores what has been burnt up in the workout. Some say ... Read More

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