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C4 Pre Workout Supplement
Ask your Fam doc: Ssk your fam doc or check Google ...Read more
A dietary supplement, also known as food supplement or nutritional supplement, is a preparation intended to supplement the diet and provide nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, fiber, fatty acids, or amino acids, that may be missing or may not be consumed in sufficient quantities in a person's diet. Some countries define dietary supplements as foods, while ...Read more
I take C4 extreme pre-workout supplement, is this product known to effect sperm quality or lower count?
Not known: It's banned by the NCAA and NFL because of the risk of heartbeat irregularities. I'd worry about that before I worried about sperm count. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
I just purchased the pre-workout supplement "c4 extreme" and I was wondering if it has any side effects that I should be aware of? Thanks in advance.
Yes side effects: Read huffington post article about high school athletes requiring surgery for compartment syndrome. Look at ingredients of C4 extreme, if you do not understand the ingredients then avoid them. Make sure your parents aware of this supplement and ask if any family members have high blood pressure or sudden death. Please avoid taking this supplement. ...Read more
I currently take Wellbutrin (bupropion) SR 150mg 2X a day and am on the Minivelle patch. Can I use Cellucor C4 Ripped safely as a pre-workout supplement? Thanks!
NO CONTRAINDICATION: No contraindication listed. Wellbutrin (bupropion) boosts dopamine and tends to give energy. So I would space out when you take it with your supplement and limit caffeine intake to avoid feeling jittery. I recommend a gluten free diet (WholeApproach. Com & gutbliss. Com) also higher potency supplements from rejuvenation-science. Com ...Read more
Can male use of a pre workout supplement impact sperm quality and lead to birth defects (for example C4)?????
Depends: I guess it depends on your livers ability to handle all the ingredients in the supplement. I looked at the ingredients and suggest a healthy meal instead of a supplement since you don't know what the supplement can be doing to your liver. You may have a liver gene enzyme problem that cant handle an ingredient- if you're getting hyperbilirubinemia- stop the supplement ...Read more
I have one: It contains several substances in the "performance enhancing" category. It will also help you fail a drug test if you're in the military. Probably best to stay away from it. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Depends on what the-: -workout involves. Sometimes protein & caffeine help, especially in weight training, also if it's a competition, caffeine only. Also you get more help from caffeine if you avoid it for 4-5 days. It is a stimulant that effects your heart rate an therefore increases blood to your muscles. ...Read more
Not at all.: The only pre-workout supplement anyone needs is water. ...Read more
Depends: Most endurance training workouts are best fueled by a well balanced diet that includes fruits and vegetables. Having an adequate of amount of carbs is important to maximize the glycogen stores in the muscles, which provides the muscles with energy. Supplement with adequate hydration, a small of amount of protein as well. ...Read more
Supplement: I recommend none. They are not tested to show if they help. ...Read more
No problem: Dhea very usefu as suplement to increase it. ...Read more
Depends: Since the supplement industry is not regulated by the fda, the ingredients in supplements do not necessary have to contain what it claims or more so may have other ingredients not listed. With that said, having a blood clot does preclude you from having supplements that can affect your clotting ability, such as vitamin k. If you had a clot in the past, it is important to consult your physician. ...Read more
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Are there any long term health risks for using pre-workout supplements before working out/lifting?
Supplements: Depends on what type, most are safe long term ...Read more
Taking full spectrum amino acid supplement (500 to 1000 mg) only before workout and thrice a week. Will it help recovery or useless or even harmful?
Not useless, but...: Full spectrum amino acid supplement is not harmful or uselss, but your dose is probably inadequate to do you any good. I recommend increase your dose to 5 grams per day. ...Read more
Hey I have c4 energy supplement powder will it lower my spermccount if I drink it everyday to workout? I just recently started drinking it like a mo
I was taking pre workout (c4 the brand name) but I stopped its been 40 days, my problem is that I tremble and I never trembled from before?
Dietary supplements: One of the major problems w/dietary supplements is that they're manufactured & sold in States w/o 3rd party oversight, especially regarding quality, safety & effectiveness. Check out http://www. Usatoday. Com/search/dietary%20supplements/. With that said, there's also a good chance your trembling might be due to something else eg hyperthyroidism. So go see your family doc & tell him/her everything ...Read more
Watch out!: Yohimbine is a medication that produces vasodilatation. The fda aproved its use for impotence but not as a pre-workout supplement. Anyway, there are so many otc products stating that they have yohimbine, but they don't require (for now) fda aproval. The best supplement for pre-workout is a combination of carbohydrates and proteins taken anytime between 30 minutes to 2 hours before exercise. ...Read more