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Does Beta Alanine Work For Body Building
Safety & efficacy of: Beta-alanine supplements in people younger than 18 have not been studied; therefore, it cannot be recommended. The FDA approves Beta-alanine as a food, not a drug. A review of independent studies shows it doesn't ^ muscle strength or aerobic endurance, but it does slightly ^ the amount of time an athlete can perform high-intensity exercises like weight-lifting & sprinting without fatigue. ...Read more
Took beta alanine and now I have dry tongue. how to fix dry tongue. i don't have dry mouth though, just dry tongue?
Keep hydrated: If dry tongue persists after stopping beta alanine, there could be another cause. Blood tests could help with diagnosis and treatment. generally avoid Amino Acids and drink plenty of fluids. ...Read more
I have been taking adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) xr 20mg for at least 6 months. Is it okay if I take Beta Alanine while on adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?
Is it ok to take Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR and a preworkout supplement with caffiene and beta alanine in it?
Perhaps (or not): If you are on adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) daily and have not had any problems you can try the supplement and the most likely side effect will be fast pulse/ increased blood pressure/ feeling of racing/anxiety - if you get no change or other side effects then you can likely tolerate the combination. With any side effects stop the supplement ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What is a pre-workout that is safe to take with Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) 30 mg XR? I do not want one with creative or stimulants. I was thinking Beta-Alanine alone
There are no known: bothersome interactions between Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR and creatine or Beta-alanine. If you do not have a history of heart defect then it is okay to workout while taking Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR. If you or family have history of heart defects then consult your prescriber to review and advise. Best regards for great health, ...Read more
I am an athletic and healthy 44 year old kidney donor. Is it possible for me to safely use supplements? Vitamin d3, beta-alanine, fish oil, creatine
For starters: Both resistance from weights / machines and calisthenics are the key. For mass, three sets of ten reps, maximum weight / resistance that you can do. Work each group of muscles in this way 3x/week. Eat 1 gm of lean protein daily per pound you weigh while bulking up. Learn to eat only to satisfy hunger. Go to a gym, show you are working hard, others will come to guide you. Make friends. ...Read more
Yes, it can: Eat healthy high calorie foods. Eat 6 meals/day. Work on strength training to build your large muscle groups. Workout w heavier weights w fewer repetitions. Sleep at least 8 to 9 hrs/night. Hydrate well w water. Foods to help w healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, avocados, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil, canola oil. ...Read more
Not known & depends: Creatine is a popular supplement among body builders who are trying to add muscle mass. Excessive of creatinine use and muscle mass will put a burden on Kidney. Talk to your PCP & know your health before using a supplementation. Excessive of creatinine use & muscle mass will put a burden on Kidney. If you decide to take it, drink plenty of water (>3 liter/d), check kidney function & CPK regularly ...Read more
Best 2 join a health: -club & C an AT-C & have a program set up 4 Ur needs &abilities. Do weight training one day then do cardi the next. Do some 1 on 1 sessions so U understand the program, log in Ur reps, weights so U can follow Ur progress. If doing intensive lifting, B sure 2 keep hydrated, as well as protein supplement if needed. Cardi the next day muscles need time 2 recover. ...Read more
Yes: all meds have side effects. you need to research the long term side effects and determine for yourself if it is worth it. If 20 years from now you have some sort of residual effects from this remember this was YOUR choice. ...Read more
If approved by a Dr.: Weight-lifting burns stored fat only if the activity is using lots of calories. If one lifts a heavy weight one repetition, and then walks around chatting with friends, then not much fat will be lost. In general, if a person exercises more than he did before, but he does not start eating more calories, then his body will use stored fat to provide the energy the exercises require. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer