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Is Muscle Milk Good For Teenagers
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
Oats & Milk: Are carbs (which turn to sugar) but protein is needed for the possibility of gaining muscle mass. Consider a protein powder shake in the morning. Also do some light body training or see a personal trainer. Above all, like yourself and be neat, clean, and a decent person. That's more attractive than anything else. Peace and good health. Shanti. ...Read more
Hello doctors good morning! If can I drinking muscles milk gainer for everyday during pregnancy?? Thanks?
I'd like to bulk up and build some more muscle mass. Is muscle milk a good supplement to take after working out?
Sure: Personally, I prefer a whey isolate product for taste reasons. ...Read more
No: It is recommended in teens not to lift extremely heavy weights, in fact it is preferred to use light weights and possibly do more reps instead. ...Read more
How long does a 16-year-old teenager sleeps? And what is the benefits of drinking milk every night?
I blink aggressively a lot and tend to have the urge to rotate/flex muscles in my shoulder, and have since I was a teenager. Could this be a minor case of turrets?
Possibly: Schedule an evaluation with your primary care physician to examine you and evaluate this. It is certainly possible. Do your friends notice this? Does it affect you at work? Does it affect your relationships? Can you suppress it? If you are diagnosed with Turret's Syndrome, treatment will depend on the answers to these questions. Good Luck! ...Read more
Muscle spasms (involuntary contraction of one or more muscles) can be the result of numerous conditions:
Overexertion of muscles
Insufficient stretching before exercise
Exercising in the heat
side effect from medications
...to name a few
growth is not typically a cause of muscle spasms
an exam by your doctor may be needed ...Read more
Are you 13?: If you are 13, you cannot post and we cannot answer. Please clarify, and be honest! Honesty is crucial in this forum. An honest history allows us to give the right information, and as docs we can get in trouble for treating minors here and so jeopardize this whole board. Please clarify whether you are 13 or asking about a kid. ...Read more
Protein: Muscle milk is just a high protein shake, with vitamins, minerals. If your son gets adequate protein from food, this is probably unnecessary. An athletic 12 year old is probably eating a lot. If his diet is balanced and healthy, he is in good shape. A bit more protein will not harm your son, but I tend to be concerned about what else may be in these shakes (read ingredients carefully). ...Read more
Trying to gain weight. If I drink muscle milk and don't work out, will I be able to gain about 10 lbs by March?
More balance in need: Protein increase and monitor carbs, ideally you could use a nutritionist to assist. Some personal trainers are particulary good with targetted diet. It is always helpful to rememberthat diet overall must be balanced. The muscle milk is not a replacement but a supplement. ...Read more
What do you suggest if I've been sick since last year from muscle milk and I am afraid I got mad cow?
See your doctor: If you have been sick for one year, you need to uncover the cause. "Mad cow" would be causing a rapid deterioration in function, and unlikely that a year would pass allowing you to still ask this question. ...Read more
What do you advise if I was sick since july last year from muscle milk and I am afraid I got mad cow?
First: Mad cow is rare with a very long incubation period, years!, and you get it from eating food contaminated with the brain, spinal cord and intestines of afflicted cows. And There have been very few cases in the U.S. I wouldn't worry about Muscle Milk and mad cow, I'd worry more that Consumer Reports found Muscle Milk was contaminated with heavy metals. ...Read more
Can you tell me what is the downside/side effect of drinking two bottles of muscle milk after working out?
Which would be more beneficial for a under weight 45 year old man that refuses to eat most of the time muscle milk or ensure?
What you like: The answer is the one that you will drink. If you don't like to drink it, it doesn't matter which is best. Compliance is important. So see which one you prefer and drink that- there are other drinks like boost which are good as well. Find a supplement drink that you like- maybe even alternate them so you don't get bored. ...Read more
Is drinking 3-5 glasses of (nonfat) milk a day bad for us? What if you're active with 6-7 workouts a day and attempting to gain muscle?
Milk intake: As long as you watch your caloric intake, drinking milk is not bad for you. If you are trying to build muscle, there are more effective means to build muscle than milk though. Consult with a dietician and/or trainer. ...Read more