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A 21-year-old male asked:

Can bcaa, whey protein and pre workout supplements harm my kidneys and i had splenectomy when i was 16(now i am 21) and i drink regular water(5litres)?

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Dr. Peter Ihle
Orthopedic Surgery 55 years experience
That's a lot of ---: -water, I would B sure U replace electrolytes, especially if sweat a lot during Ur workouts. 2 much protein can damage kidneys but usually in older people. The splenectomy has no place in protein metabolism.

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