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A 41-year-old member asked:

What possible adverse health effects of excess muscle mass are there?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
None: If your muscle mass is due to good diet and exercise, there are no adverse health effects. If you take supplements, especially steroids, the adverse effects will be of the supplements, not mucle mass per se.
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Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 50 years experience
None. And it increases basal metabolic rate and defrays insulin resistance!
Jun 21, 2013
Last updated Jun 21, 2013

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