A 21-year-old member asked:
i wanted to get an opinion on these bodybuilding supplements and their affect,myproteins(impact whey protein,whey protein isolate and creatine monohydrate).i weigh 60kg and am172cm tall.i have hypothyroidism(hashimotos) and pcos and take euthyrox?
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Pediatrics 33 years experience
Natural way is best: Such supplements are not studied enough by researchers because these supplements are not FDA-approved drugs for treating particular disorders. Nobody knows for sure what happens if a person takes performance-enhancing supplements. So, it is best for all athletes to train and build their bodies the natural way, with healthy nutritious foods, avoiding sports supplements or body-building supplements.
102 viewsAnswered Feb 11, 2020
A 80-year-old member asked:
Cause of BP spikes, dizziness, strange turpentine smells, take 3 BP meds, a. Besolate, lisinopril 30 mgs. Welchol 625mgs, Synthroid (thyroxine) 88mcg's, aspirin,
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A Verified Doctoranswered
Normal fluctuation.: May be compounded by food, drnnk, stress, anxiety, lac of sleep, otc medications, dietary supplement- wt loss meds. Kidney, liver, thyriod and adrenal status to be assesed. Cannot explain the smell.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Can taking in too much (whey) protein elevate prolactin levels and lead to nipple discharge in a young adult male? Still no diagnosis for my son.
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Family Medicine 20 years experience
Probably not: High prolactin levels leading to nipple discharge have many causes. The most common causes are medications, tumors, and medical problems such as chest wall injury (stimulates prolactin secretion locally) or renal failure (decreases the clearance of prolactin.) whey is not known to increase prolactin. Your doctor should consider medication review, basic labs, and mri.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Edema in a pregnant women who does not have high blood pressure or protein in the urine. How common?
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Nephrology and Dialysis 42 years experience
See below: Some amount of edema in the legs in pregnancy can occur without high blood presssure and protein and is quite common, however sudden weight gain or facial edema is something to consult your doctor immediately.If its the first time you have noticed it , consult your doctor anyway.
5.9k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 19-year-old female asked:
If I havr pcos, will this prevent my from having kids in the future? My period hasnt come for 3 months & I have not been sexually active since dec 2011. I do have a bit of a yeast/bacterial infection. I have not gone to a clinic or doctor yet. Im 19 yrs o
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
5.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Can i still have pre eclampsia with no protein in urine and blood pressure is normal. The only symptom I have is eye floaters.?
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Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: While having just visual changes and no elevation of blood pressure is not commonly seen with preeclampsia it can happen on occasion. Those patients may have other problems like rapid weight gain, headaches and abnormal kidney and liver functions preceeding the elevated BP and protein . The usual visual changes are lights or spot before eyes not floaters.
5.6k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Dec 12, 2020
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