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Does meth affect you in anyway from building muscle?

Does meth affect you in anyway from building muscle?

Muscle Wasting: When using meth for prolonged, continuous periods of time, it can cause muscle degradation. Once stored fat is used up, muscle mass is next to be broken down for life-supporting nutrients. If your body is always in a catabolic state, which is the case when using methamphetamines, it can't "build" anything; let alone muscle. ...Read more

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Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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Daily meth use for about 6-7 months. Best way to gain back weight, muscle and fat?

Daily meth use for about 6-7 months. Best way to gain back weight, muscle and fat?

Don't worry: If you stay off of drugs and eat right you will eventually gain back your weight and muscle. Eat a well-balanced diet and stay drug free. Twelve steps and counseling are advisable to aid in remaining drug free. ...Read more

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Clean from meth for 7 months. Anxiety, shakes, muscle stiffness/spasms and insomnia still persist. Are these side effects permanent?

Clean from meth for 7 months. Anxiety, shakes, muscle stiffness/spasms and insomnia still persist. Are these side effects permanent?

NO: With continuing clean living and abstinence from illegal drugs, you will eventually feel well again, Stick with it, be strong, BE healthy. Keep up the good work, Great job! God bless, stay well, and Best wishes to you. ...Read more

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Can meth be the cause of twitching , irregular muscle movement , fidgeting while i'm falling/asleep ?

Can meth be the cause of twitching , irregular muscle movement , fidgeting while i'm falling/asleep ?

It sure can: Yes, methamphetamine can do all those things and more. It's an extremely dangerous drug -- can kill fast with heart attack or stroke, or slower with gradual deterioration of mind and body. http://tinyurl.com/ll99z help is available via crystal meth anonymous: http://tinyurl.Com/lrxsz5y i hope whoever you know that's doing meth, will take crystal meth anonymous up on the support they offer. ...Read more

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I'm a normal healthy adult Age 25 My primary aim is muscle building which is not happening much ! Can I take T injections or Pills ? Any sides ? HELP

I'm a normal healthy adult 
Age 25
My primary aim is muscle building which is not happening much !
Can I take T injections or Pills ? Any sides ?
HELP

An Alternative: An alternative to Testosterone injections or other anabolic steroids is to work with a trainer to teach you exercise and dietary strategies that build muscle in a healthier way. Some supplements may help optimize the use of the nutrition you get to help build healthy muscle while supporting the rest of your body in the process. ...Read more

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Best food to eat for building muscle?

Best food to eat for building muscle?

Sensibly: Plenty of lean protein. Avoid greasy, sugary and very salty stuff as you probably want lean muscle unless you're planning to be a football linebacker. After a workout, 20 grams of protein's a good snack -- it can be your whey / soy powder, some lean fish or chicken or tofu. The key is in the exercise rather than the diet. Glad you're doing this. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How can I gain weight for building muscle?

How can I gain weight for building muscle?

Eat healthy foods: That are high in calories. Eat 6 meals /day. Work on strength training to build large muscle groups. Work out 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, avocadoes, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil, canola oil, >. ...Read more

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What is the best rep range for building muscle?

What is the best rep range for building muscle?

Low reps: If you are trying to add muscle mass you want to progress up to a heavy weight and then do lower repititions to failure at the higher weight. Shoot for 6 to 8 reps and always go to failure. Failure is defined by not being able to lift the final rep while maintaining meticulous form. ...Read more

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What is the best diet for building stronger muscles?

What is the best diet for building stronger muscles?

Stronger muscles: The best diet is for building muscles is one high in protein: 2-3 grams per lb. That being said you need to exercise with progressive resistance weights. I recommend increasing the weight for each set. I also think it is best to work out two body parts in your workout session: ex: chest and triceps. Also it is best to eat about 5 meals a day. I have an apple or a protein shake between meals. ...Read more