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Dr. Thomas Namey
Board Certified, Rheumatology
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What side effects are commonly associated with consuming protein powder?

Dr. Thomas Namey
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What side effects are commonly associated with consuming protein powder?

There are none..: There are none unless you have significant kidney or liver disease. Otherwise, healthy! ...Read more

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
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Can there be any side effects of alcohol against protein powder?

Dr. Pamela Pappas
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No: There are no direct interactions between alcohol and protein powder, but it doesn't sound like a very palatable cocktail. :-) also if you have liver failure from drinking too much alcohol, you need to be careful about the amount of protein you consume. ...Read more

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Dr. Andrew Shiller
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Its my 2nd month in the gym and taking protein powder to increase my mass, so r there any side effects of taking it more than limited quantity?

Dr. Andrew Shiller
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Its my 2nd  month in the gym and taking protein powder to increase my mass, so r there any side effects of taking it more than limited quantity?

Yes, potentially: A study showed that in people working out, more than 20g of protein 3-4 times a day didn't help them. Taking too much protein could put extra load on your kidneys. Stones, gout if you really overdo it. If you're supplementing, make sure you drink plenty of water. A far greater factor in how 'buff' you get and good you feel, will be your safety and consistency in working out. ...Read more

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Have researchers discovered some side effects of consuming protein powder?

Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Have researchers discovered some side effects of consuming protein powder?

Not usually: There are rare GI issues such as bloating or gas. ...Read more

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Dr. Albert Pizzo
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Hi drs. can i take amway nutrilite and daily as well as protein powder, is there any side effects?

Dr. Albert Pizzo
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Hi drs. can i take amway nutrilite and daily as well as protein powder, is there any side effects?

Nutrilite: Sould not be a problem as long as you are a normal individual. ...Read more

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Dr. Ramon Garcia-septien
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Are there any side effects ffrom taking pure pea protein powder?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Gonna try whey protein powder tomorrow, does it have any side effects from taking protein powder?

Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Gonna try whey protein powder tomorrow, does it have any side effects from taking protein powder?

Not really: Rarely it can cause minor GI issues such as bloating or gas. ...Read more

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Dr. Martin Fried
Board Certified, Nutrition
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Am 21 years old but my weight is only 40 kg's and skinny.Can you please suggest me diet or any protein powder which doesn't have any side effects.....

Dr. Martin Fried
Board Certified, Nutrition
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Am 21 years old but my weight is only 40 kg's and skinny.Can you please suggest me diet or any protein powder which doesn't have any side effects.....

Gain muscle?: Do you want to gain muscle or gain fat or a reasonable amount of both? Protein powder isnt the answer. You need to take in more calories than presently and i suggest it from healthy foods, like nuts- whole grains etc- you also need to challenge your body to increase the muscle through exercise- resistance training. ...Read more

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Dr. Oscar Novick
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Hi I am 16 years old i take protein powder like muscle pharm combat take enough protein per day, is it has any side effects on height growth?

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Hi I am 16 years old i take protein powder like muscle pharm combat take enough protein per day, is it has any side effects on height growth?

Protein powders: The problem with all these protein powder is that we dont know the long term effects on the body of a growing individual. You might grow 1/4 of an inch more at the expense of going into liver or kidney failure . Do you think its worth it? ...Read more

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