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Do body building supplements have an effect on the male reproductive system? Not referring to steroids.

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Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience in Fertility Medicine
What's in them?: Probably no effect, but since supplements are not regulated and can apparently contain any number of things it's not possible to say for sure. Good wishes.
Answered on Apr 28, 2015
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Dr. Peter Ihle
Dr. Peter Ihle commented
53 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Ideally you want a protein supplement such as whey protein, but you need to read the labels & understand each ingredient can do to your body. Recent study out of England shows that creatine exposure once per week over a few weeks in
Apr 28, 2015
Dr. Peter Ihle
Dr. Peter Ihle commented
53 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Continuing: the study shows a 174% increase in testicular tumors. B sure to keep checking yourself every couple months. Daily is not good as you will not feel any change as it is a slow process.
Apr 28, 2015

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