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How much strength training should be done to minamize catabolism w/ a 500 cal intake deficit? Would 4 days, 4 exercises, 3-4 sets 8-15 reps be enough?

How much strength training should be done to minamize catabolism w/ a 500 cal intake deficit? Would 4 days, 4 exercises, 3-4 sets 8-15 reps be enough?

If heavy training...: ...i usually have rec 3 sets of 15 each, done in a cycle of exercises, targeting different muscle groups, a cycle of 4 then repeat. Day of rest after hard workout. Do cardio. Also get Ur calories from protein, in the form of whey supplement. Ave body needs 50gms/day. Use sup a little during training, majority after. Cals from fat & carbs also. Remember there's protein in veg, meat, dair, eggs, 2. ...Read more

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Do these cortisol stim results appear normal? Taken at 10 a.m.: ACTH - 7.6 pm Base - 4.3 ug 30 min - 21.3 ug 60 min - 28.2 ug

ACTH stim: It appears that the baseline value is low. there is then a brisk response over 21 mcg cortisol at 30 minutes. It increases further at 60 minutes. this pattern can be seen with some forms of pituitary suppression, most commonly taking exogenous glucocorticoids. Short answer: I would call it normal ...Read more

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My speram count is pH - 7.7 , volume - 1.5 ml, Speram concentration - 77 mil/ml, Progressive - 30, Non progressive - 40 , Non motile - 30. Plz check?

My speram  count is
pH - 7.7 , volume - 1.5 ml, Speram concentration - 77 mil/ml, Progressive - 30, Non progressive - 40
, Non motile - 30.  Plz check?

Your best option: is to have the results interpreted by your ordering Doctor. The pH and count/concentration seem normal, but the volume seems low and I suspect your motility is low (should be >50% show normal forward movement after 1 hour). Again, your treating physician is best able to discuss the significance of this with you. Good wishes:) ...Read more

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Building muscle: Your 'Top 5' supplements with results best supported by clinical trials? (Assuming strict diet macros & a pro-level training regime)

Building muscle: Your 'Top 5' supplements with results best supported by clinical trials? (Assuming strict diet macros & a pro-level training regime)

Great question...: ...but we are constrained not to support commercial products through this forum. However, we do not support use of anabolic steroids. ...Read more

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TSH 2.3 - 2013 5.1 - 05/2016 7.3 - 06/2016 3.9 - 07/2016 FT4 is 12 and FT3 is 6.2 and 5.2. No antibodies. Why it would fluctuate this much? No meds.

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2.3 - 2013
5.1 - 05/2016
7.3 - 06/2016
3.9 - 07/2016

FT4 is 12 and FT3 is 6.2 and 5.2.
No antibodies. Why it would fluctuate this much? No meds.

Tsh: To a certain degree tsh does fluctuate. The labs I am familiar with have typical range 1 to 5. Are you having symptoms? I would recommend a book. Hypothyroidism The Unsuspected illiness by Dr Broda Barnes. Good source for explaining thyroid function and causes of dysfunction ...Read more

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Does protein shaker effect on kidney ? I take 2 scopes (30 gram of protein) per day,

Does protein shaker effect on kidney ? I take 2 scopes (30 gram of protein) per day,

Extra protein: Hi khaledabdo, that daily dose of extra protein should not be an issue at your age unless you have some type of kidney disease. Be sure to drink plenty of non-caffeinated fluids as well. Doc ripley. ...Read more

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Which type of walking reduce body fat fast ? Slow walking to 1hr or speed walking to1/2hr (eg; 3.0 speed at treadmill to 1hr or 5.4 speed to 1/2hr)

Which type of walking reduce body  fat fast ? Slow walking to 1hr or speed walking to1/2hr (eg; 3.0 speed at treadmill to 1hr or 5.4 speed to 1/2hr)

Weight loss: It is not about the type of walking but rather the calories burned. Using your example you will have walked 3 miles in one hour slow walking and 2.7 miles in a 1/2 hour fast walking. Because you went farther slow walking you would have burned more calories and therefore, lost more weight from the longer walk. ...Read more

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Can i mix c4 extreme (creatine nitrate) with my 5g of creatine monohydrate?

Can i mix c4 extreme (creatine nitrate) with my 5g of creatine monohydrate?

You should not be: mixing any creatine products. Main reason is because each creatine product have its own chemical formula, and mixing them may reduce their absorption rate in your digestive system. Take them separately, or better yet sick with 1 formulation that works for you after you have experimented. Good luck and thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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Is optimum nutrition bcaa 5000 fine for 16 years old teen?

Is optimum nutrition bcaa 5000 fine for 16 years old teen?

Not really known: Such supplements are not studied enough by researchers because these supplements are not fda-approved drugs for treating particular disorders. Nobody knows for sure what may happen if a teen takes performance-enhancing supplements. So, it is best for all young athletes to train and build their bodies the natural way, with healthy foods, avoiding sports supplements or body-building supplements. ...Read more

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How many good quality follicles are optimally required for a successful IVF?

How many good quality follicles are optimally required for a successful IVF?

4 to 6: It is good to retrieve 4 to 6 follicles of good quality. As fertilization is also usually about 60 to 70% followed by further reduction until blastocyst formation. This way one can be guaranteed to have at least 2 good blastocyst for transfer. Good Luck. ...Read more

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Upper and lower wisdom teeth rub each other and maintain their heights optimally(by wear and tear).What happens when they don't come out together?

Upper and lower wisdom teeth rub each other and maintain their heights optimally(by wear and tear).What happens when they don't come out together?

Probably: The remaining tooth will probably extrude over time. Depending upon the remaining condition and how long you live it may also need to be extracted. People tend to heal faster and the extraction is less traumatic at a younger age. ...Read more

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Hi I'm wondering what is an okay age to take Dymatize BCAA Complex 2200 and any major side affects?

Hi I'm wondering what is an okay age to take Dymatize BCAA Complex 2200 and any major side affects?

See below: Marketing of Branched Chain Amino Acids as a protein supplement for building muscle and increasing athletic performance is a huge business. But it's questionable if they are needed as humans make their own BCAA's except for 3 of them that are readily available in a normal diet. U.S. Olympic Committee's Sport Performance Division has said they are unnecessary to build muscle and increase endurance. ...Read more

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What's the side effects of bcaa ?

What's the side effects of bcaa ?

BCAA Side Effects: Some side effects are known to occur, such as fatigue and loss of coordination. Branched-chain Amino Acids should be used cautiously before or during activities where performance depends on motor coordination, such as driving. The use of branched-chain Amino Acids has been linked with lung failure and higher death rates when used in patients with ALS. ...Read more

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Bcaa vs creatine, which is better?

Bcaa vs creatine, which is better?

BCAA and nutrition: Branch chain amino acids is a measurement used to assess the nutritional status of a patient with chronic kidney disease. It is not a measure of kidney function per se. Malnutrion is common in patients with chronic kidney disease especially on dialysis and this appears to be a more sensitive test than serum albumin which usually drops later in the progression of renal disease. ...Read more

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Bcaa vs creatine, can you tell me which is better?

Bcaa vs creatine, can you tell me which is better?

Sure: BCAA (branched-chain amino acid) is an Amino Acid having aliphatic side-chains. There are three BCAAs: leucine, isoleucine and valine. These are essential amino acid. Creatinine is a breakdown product of creatine phosphate in muscle. These supplements are popular among body builders who are trying to add muscle mass. Excessive of creatinine use and muscle mass will put a burden on Kidney. ...Read more

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I regularly workout 3 days a week, for a year and yet i don't feel anything like fit, i wanna know bcaa can help? Considering that i take roaccutane?

I regularly workout 3 days a week, for a year and yet i don't feel anything like fit, i wanna know bcaa can help? Considering that i take roaccutane?

Work out more: For someone your age try working out 5 days a week for a minimum of 30 min( jog, bike , swim etc.). If u follow this for the next few months you should be feeling more 'fit' and more energetic. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Glutamine&bcaa help to reduce anxiety. Is it true?

Glutamine&bcaa help to reduce anxiety. Is it true?

Not really: I have treated patients, over the past 25 years, with medications which have proven to be safe and effective. If a person has a condition and is suffering, i try and prescribe the most effective and safe treatment for their condition and target symptoms. The treatments as described in the question, have not been proven to be safe or effective. I won't use these treatment when I have better ones. ...Read more

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Can I use suplements like BCAA if I have axciety condition and using Seroxat? Thanks

Can I use suplements like BCAA if I have axciety condition and using Seroxat? Thanks

BCAA and paxil (paroxetine): Branch Chain Amino Acid stimulate the building of proteins in muscle and possibly reduce muscle breakdown. BCAA seem to prevent faulty message transmission in the brain cells of people with advanced liver disease, mania , tardive dyskinesis , and anorexia. Seroxat (paroxetine) is not listed as interacting with BCAA specifically---talk with your doctor that prescribe the Seroxat about BCAA ...Read more

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Im 16 and doing gym since 2 months...I have bcaa fuel its a pre workout medicine should I take it ?

Im 16 and doing gym since 2 months...I have bcaa fuel its a pre workout medicine should I take it ?

BCAA fuel: Made by twinlab, bcaa fuel is a food, not a medicine. Effectiveness of this product has not been studied in any formal way. Also on the marketing web site it says, "these statements have not been evaluated by the food and drug administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease." i suggest asking your doctor to check your kidney & liver function first. ...Read more

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