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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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Dr. Robert Kwok
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.

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