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How Old Do You Have To Be To Take Pre Workout Shakes
What Kind?: Protein shakes are not recommended in people younger than 18 years of age. Neither are energy drinks. If you want to boost your protein intake you can do it naturally with yogurt, nuts/nut butters, lentils/legumes, whole grains, and lean meats/fish. Be sure to eat a balanced diet with plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables in the mix. ...Read more
Is it ok to take a preworkout plus protein shakes plus amino acids plus multivitamins. Distributed along the day and not at the same time.?
Your nutrition plan: Sounds fine but it would be best to see a nutritionist so that the plan can be tailor made to fit your needs. Many over the counter multivitamins are weak. A professional can tell you which brand is best in your local area. Look more for higher doses of each vitamin w/in the mulitvit rather than a longer list of ingredients. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Protein and Exercise: This is a good question. Protein shakes help you build muscle when you are actively participating in a weight training program. Pre-workout these should probably include good sources of electrolytes and some carbs so that you can get the immediate energy to burn while you push yourself to the limits of muscle fatigue. ...Read more
I make a milk shake by adding apple, 6 almonds, youghurt and 1tb honey in a juicer. Is it a good source of carbohydrates and energy before workout?
6'3 162 pounds. Trying to gain weight/muscle. Eating more calories, working out, use pre workout, then protein shake after. Skip cardio? Just lift?
Lately, I was found with minor high level of thyroid. I workout and I drink whey protein shakes. So is it safe to take whey in thyroid disorder?
Is it ok for my 14-yr-old son to drink whey protein shakes in addition to healthy diet to help build muscle. He does mostly body weight workouts?
I'm 51 yrs old female & take levothyroxine for over 10 years and Estradiol for 3 years. For weight loss, is it safe for me to consume Herbalife shakes?
Wt loss Herbalife:
This is a OTC product which is not controlled and better to do the best diet which I have used since it came out. DASH Diet: EXACT book you want (paperback). ISBN: 0-7434-1007-6-8.
Avail as ebook. Read it for the science of how it works & how it was tested. Set calories <500 than they recommend & weight will roll off. My record patient so far lost 70 lbs. Get app fitness pal to track calories. ...Read more
Iam 19 years old male and iam around 10 to 12 kg underweight now I have started body building should I take protein shakes does it have side effects?
Yes: But follow the instructions on the label. ...Read more
Is consuming whey protein daily harmful for my health? I workout 5 days a week and drink one or two shakes per day
There is a debate: There are two camps when it comes to whey protein derived from cheese. The vegan camp believes a link exists between dairy and cancer and autoimmune diseases. The other camp believes it helpful against inflammation and helps build muscle. My take is that the science is inconclusive either way, no one needs too much protein, and that nuts and grains like quinoa are a better source of protein. ...Read more
My 14yr has been on protein shakes for a month now (only 1 after workout and small amount) today he has left back ache is he ok? Everything else norml
I have hypothyroidism and trying to start an intense workout routine, is it safe to drink protein shakes with my condition? Thanks.
Yes, no problem: If your hypothyroidism is being properly treated you'll have normal levels of thyroid hormone & thus have the same levels of thyroid as a normal person & you can function normally. But many just on levothyroxine don't have adequate t3; ask your doctor to check your free t3; if not in the upper half of the normal range you may benefit from liothyronine (cytomel) as well. See http://bit. Ly/15k26u8. ...Read more
I am an avid runner with unfortunate bad leg genes. I know there is a window for protein intake after a hard workout. What is easiest way to get it on the go? No shakes.
When I'm stressed out or after/during intensive workout my upper right lip shakes. It is not like twitching, it trembles. When I'm rest again its gone?
Normal after a hard.: ..workout that really pushed U 2 the limit. Even effects Ur hand writing. With proper hydration & protein intact, it will pass. U do need a day of rest or easy workout the following day, 2 allow the muscles 2 recover, & you will find out that U will gain muscle mass & strength. ...Read more
Begining to run and do weights. What is best to eat/drink after a workout? Trying to lose some belly fat & gain muscle. Whey protein shakes work?
If I just drink 25grams of protein n don't work out what happens? Is this bad? I'm trying to gain weight so I'm drinking these shakes!
Probably normal: If your 2yo is otherwise well, likely he or she is just more shakey unpon awakening which is completely normal. If, however, shakiness persists all day, if it reoccurs when he/she is hungry, if you notice increased hunger and thirst, or if he/she is otherwise not well and not thriving, see your pediatrician. ...Read more
Not related: People faint for a variety of reasons especially young females such as yourself who might be anemic, might be dehydrated, or upset or surprised by something. I hope you didn't go ahead and workout after fainting! Preworkout shake is a good idea, as is hydration at all times you might be sweating. Get your blood level checked, especially if you are vegetarian. ...Read more
8 month old looks to the side or looks up and after a couple of seconds shakes his head and fusses. Is that normal or abscent seizers?
Video: Take a video with your phone and show your doctor. This will help to sort it out. All the best. ...Read more
My 2mo olds head shakes back and forth as if she's saying no, no other symptoms that I see. She has hydrocephalus that is treated. Shaking?
Head shaking: Have you discussed with your pediatric neurologist (I assume your child has one based on the diagnosis you gave)? If no other symptoms or signs, watchful waiting is the name of the game. If any other symptoms develop let your child's neurologist know. Hope this helps. Good luck. ...Read more
My 2mo olds head shakes back n forth as if she's saying no. She has hydrocephalus that is treated. Nothing else I notice when this happens?
Titubation: The head bobbing from side to side is titubation and comes from damage to the midline cerebellum which is responsible for coordination and balance. While a shunt is helpful for diverting cerebrospinal fluid that is not absorbing properly, there may be a blockage or loculation of cerebrospinal fluid around the fourth ventricle. Updated imaging and an evaluation with the neurosurgeon is appropriate. ...Read more
I am a 52 year old female. My iron is slightly low. Every once in awhile I will get the shakes for a few minutes. Could this be because of low iron?
I don't think so: Iron deficiency may result in restless leg symptoms in some women, but a few minutes of "shakes" doesn't sound like rls. Are you taking any iron replacement? At your age, if you are post-menopausal, iron deficiency is not normal, and should be evaluated by your health care professional. You should talk to him/her about these symptoms as well. ...Read more
What can my partner take for the shakes at home from alcohol had been clear for 5 months & in last day or two started again? Willnotlistentowhenisayno
Al-Anon: It surely sounds like you could use a program for yourself. The partner's of alcoholics often suffer just as much but often in silence. It may be best if you went to an al-anon meeting and met other's like yourself to learn how to have a rich life with less suffering as the partner of an addict. ...Read more
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