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Can Whey Protein Cause Nosebleeds
A nosebleed is a symptom in which there is enough bleeding in the nose for a person to see it coming out of the nose or taste it going down the throat. Nosebleeds are often due to a broken small blood vessel, and stop when a clot forms at the break in the blood vessel. ...Read more
No: Eating protein does not cause hypoglycemia (low blood sugar). If one is getting what he thinks are hypoglycemia symptoms, a primary care doctor can check it out to see if there is actual low blood sugar, or just symptoms similar to that of low blood sugar. On the other hand, what is being mixed with the whey protein? A smoothie with a lot of sugar may lead to hypoglycemia symptoms some time later. ...Read more
If contaminated: Infections are caused by organisms such as bacteria and viruses. If your immune system is impaired or the product contains disease causing organisms, then yes you can get an infection. It's not the whey protein that is the problem, although i'm not a fan of whey protein in general. Get your protein from egg whites, chickpeas, nuts, wild fish, etc. Instead. ...Read more
Medically, not ...: Protein supplement should have no reason to cause testes to enlarge and inflame, which may induce testicular pain. But, if still in doubt, two things you can do: first, stops using supplements and see; second, avoid masturbation and sex leading to orgasm / ejaculation for 2 weeks and see. ...Read more
No: Chances are that you're a young man who's hitting the gym and that's a good thing. How much body hair you get is genetic and you'll know by your early 20's. It's "excessive" only if you don't like it -- and that's your business. Shaving, waxing, or electrolysis / lasers are your options -- the latter only if you've found your life partner and it's the right choice for you both. ...Read more
See your doctor: Leg cramp warrant a medical evaluation as they can be caused from some serious conditions- your md will look for dvt, etc the high load of protein usually causes stomach cramps or GI distress, however it is possible for the very high load of protein to cause some leg cramps as well. A sports nutritionist can help you to calculate the appropriate amount of supplements needed. ...Read more
Can protein powders such as optimum nutrition 100% whey protein cause hair loss or thinning if consuming? Thanks
Can protien cause constipation,or small amount of dairy,or ensure cause it? What foods can cause constipation?
Absence of fiber...: ...is probably the big issue here. But, to answer your question about foods that have a binding effect, you may want to minimize: chocolate (particularly if you have Irritable Bowel Syndrome), large amounts of dairy (milk, cheese), red meat, bananas (& other high pectin foods), caffeine (particularly if you're already dehydrated). ...Read more
Here are some ...: All available studies have revealed no conclusive evidence to cause kidney damage although possible increased risk of renal stone and possible stress onto the already sick kidneys. Generally speaking, their use for ordinary healthy kidneys should be okay and poses no known risk to the kidneys. More? To http://www.livestrong.com/article/261806-whey-protein-kidney-damage/. Best wishes ... ...Read more
My husband used to take whey protein, energy drinks and protein for muscle weight gain can it cause any disease?
Unlikely: It is unlikely that these substances will cause any peoblems. ...Read more
Yes: Often, protein foods are lacking in adequate fiber. Consequently, if one does not add enough fiber (e.g., fresh vegetables) and water to the diet constipation will result. Consuming protein is not typically associated with weight gain, except when taken in portions with too many calories. Consumption of carbohydrates (especially processed foods) is associated with weight gain and diseases. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No reasons to be...: I couldn't found reasons to support concern/connection of whey protein/mass gainer to ed. Note: healthy lifestyle + no overindulgence ; obsession = surest insurance to keep up free-flow circulation to distribute nutrition to nurture all tissues ; organs = more energy ; ability to display an active/vibrant life, sex included. Despite enlisting its mental ; physical causes, both are inseparable. ...Read more
No evidence of that: Typically side effects of taking whey protein are focused on the digestive tract: reflux, bloating, gas, constipation, cramps, nausea, decreased appetite and upset stomach. It may also effect blood sugar levels and needs to be used with caution by those with diabetes. I see no side effect reports of hair loss. Safety has been tested for daily doses of 30 grams for six months. Good wishes:) ...Read more
All if used right: I don't know of any whey protein powder that causes "massive weight gain." in general, weight gain comes from excessive starches &/or fats. Pure protein like whey does not cause this. But one will not have muscle gain just by eating whey- only by exercising as well! i strongly advise whey from grass-fed cows not given hormones & antibiotics, even better if processed at a low temperature. ...Read more
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