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I have started to use bcaa's in powder form during my workouts. Are there any side effects? I am getting some joint pain and really bad constipation

I have started to use bcaa's in powder form during my workouts. Are there any side effects? I am getting some joint pain and really bad constipation

Proper fluid intake: Bcaa are isolated Amino Acids and they can cause constipation. Watch fluids especially around training sessions. You need to take in extra fluids since the aa's tend to harden the stool. I haven't heard of their causing joint pain. Try adding omega fish oils to see if this eases the joint problem. Also try lifting lighter for a while. ...Read more

Dr. Stratos Christianakis
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Joints (Definition)

Joints are parts of the body, formed by the cartilage-covered ends of bones plus the strong, flexible ligaments that attach the bones to one another. Movements at the joints in the body allow the different parts of the body to move in ...Read more


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I have a calcium deposite on my occipital bone. I have blurred vision confusion vertigo heart palpitations horrible joint pain constipation plz help?

I have a calcium deposite on my occipital bone. I have blurred vision confusion vertigo heart palpitations horrible joint pain constipation plz help?

Need workup: This can be caused by multiple issues but you should have this looked at by a physician to rule out more worrisome processes like multiple myeloma or to just let you know it is simply anxiety. These symptoms together can be a multitude of different things and you should be worked up and examined. ...Read more

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Help I feel like I'm going through menopause at 18. Vaginal dryness, joint pain, heartburn, fatigue, insomnia, constipation, coarse hair, thyroid norm?

Help I feel like I'm going through menopause at 18. Vaginal dryness, joint pain, heartburn, fatigue, insomnia, constipation, coarse hair, thyroid norm?

FATIGUE EVAL: You need full EXAM AND labs. CBC/CMP/B12/FOLATE /TFTS/VITD/CRP//SED RATE//IRON STUDIES/LYME TITERS. Start a. Gluten free diet Wholeapproach. Com gutbliss. Com. And high potency vitamins. Rejuvenation-science. Com Then review results if no firm diagnosis is made, a sleep study may be necessary many subtle sleep disorders cause Fatigue. Recheck full thyroid panel and thyroid antibodies. ...Read more

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Why do I have joint pain?

Why do I have joint pain?

Too general: Sorry, this is way too general a question...Even with specifics including your age, medical history, family history, work history, and additional answers the possible causes are many, many things...Please see your doctor to discuss your concerns! This would be like ordering pants for someone and not knowing the gender, age or size! ...Read more

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What could cause joint pain?

What could cause joint pain?

Many causes: Arthritis, injury, overuse, nerve damage, pinched nerve. Please be more specific and restate your question. There are to many possibilities to list. ...Read more

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Wgat does joint pain feel like?

Wgat does joint pain feel like?

Pain: Picture your knee with a shock absorber inside and a small amount of lubricating fluid. That is normal. Now picture the lubrication or shock absorber to be defective. The result is a general pain in the joint worse on weight bearing. Sometime swelling occurs. ...Read more

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What is the cause fro joint pain?

What is the cause fro joint pain?

See details: There are over one hundred typesof arthritis so there are that many causes. Joint pain in general is caused by inflammatiom and/or damage. ...Read more

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What are some causes of joint pain?

Many causes: There are many possible causes of joint pain to include: bursitis, tendinitis, arthritis, fractures, gout, sprains, strains, & cancer as well as other infectious and inflammatory diseases. ...Read more

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What is causing all this joint pain?

What is causing all this joint pain?

So broad a?: Joint pain has many causes. Whole specialists r studying 4 causes. There r so many, with ur? There needs to more detailed information. What joint, fever, swelling, injury? Even with more specific information u need 2 c a rheumatologist, even then it requires a lot of testing ; touching 2 come up with a dx. ...Read more

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What medicine are taken in joint pain?

Antiinflammatories: Most commonly, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications such as Ibuprofen or Naproxen are taken for joint pain. Many of these are available over-the-counter. Always follow the instructions on the package. ...Read more

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What r the causes of sudden joint pain?

Multiple: Joint pain onset of a sudden onset is very unusual and rare. The causes can vary from an injury to various causes like arthritis infection. ...Read more

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What are the common causes of joint pain?

What are the common causes of joint pain?

Arthritis, swelling: Typically, the most common cause would probably be arthritiis
where there is damage to the joint surfaces. Also, with many
cases there can be associated synovitis when there is more
fluid in the joint than normal which will cause increased pain
and swelling. Treatment is usually with nsaid, local cortisone
injections, and hyaluranate gel injections. ...Read more

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What are the causes of severe joint pain?

What are the causes of severe joint pain?

Several: We don't have enough space to go into all the possibilities but if this is a current condition it should be evaluated by your physicain. This is not normal and in most cases will have a diagnosis which can be treated. ...Read more

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What could cause joint pain in adolescents?

What could cause joint pain in adolescents?

Many things: Adolescents could have many things, from a stress fracture, "growing pains, " juvenile arthritis, or even simple overuse. See your doctor - they should be able to steer you down the right path. ...Read more

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What causes joint pain and stiffness?

What causes joint pain and stiffness?

Too many to list: There are over 100 different types of arthritis or soft tissue causes for your pain. Have a rheumatologist evaluate the issue. ...Read more

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Has anyone taking capoxone had joint pain?

Has anyone taking capoxone had joint pain?

Yes: I assume you mean Copaxone (glatiramer) for multiple sclerosis. Yes, joint pains have occurred in patients taking Copaxone (glatiramer) but it is unclear if the joint pains were clearly related to the drug. ...Read more

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Why could yoga be giving me joint pain and aggravation?

Why could yoga be giving me joint pain and aggravation?

Too much too soon: Your body is giving you feedback in a big way. If we're not used to stretching, new positions, exercising for a length of time, we can get real sore real fast. Modify your yoga. Good position? Maybe not stretching as extremely. Cut down on the time. If you're not sore the next day, then you're ready to progress. Here's a high five for getting out there and getting moving. ...Read more

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Joint pain in my toes?

Joint pain in my toes?

Shoes or disease: Pain in multiple toes on both feet usually indicates there is a global problem. Shoes may be ill-fit causing pressure and deformity of the toes/joints. A systemic disease like rheumatoid arthritis can also cause trouble like this. You need to be evaluated by an orthopedic or podiatric foot specialist to determine the cause as well as treatment. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Constipation (Definition)

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Dr. Troy Reyna
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Constipation (Child) (Definition)

The difficulty passing stool or infrequent stools. ...Read more