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Doctor insights on: Pros Of Creatine

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What are the benefits of creatine monohydrate?

What are the benefits of creatine monohydrate?

Gain mass: You will tend to gain muscle mass more rapidly doing resistance training. It seems quite safe. I am glad you are considering this rather than anabolic steroids, which are illegal, cheating, dangerous and will make you look ugly. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of whey protein?

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What are the benefits of whey protein?

Bioavailability: Whey protein (especially the hydrosylate and isolate processed variants) contain abundant amounts of branched chain Amino Acids in proportions compatible with the human body's needs. These serve as potent stimulators of protein synthesis and tend to be more bioavailable than traditional sources of protein (beans, legumes, etc. This is one of the reasons they're utilized by nutrition enthusiasts. ...Read more

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Whats the pros and cons of biotin?

Whats the pros and cons of biotin?

Vitamin H/B7: Biotin vitamin b7 or vitamin h is an essential vitamin daily requirement is 30microgram of biotin, which is readily available in well balanced diet containing egg yolk, cheddar cheese, pork, liver, salmon, whole wheat bread.And normal bacteria in the small bowell also synthesise biotin deficiency of biotin can cause hair loss and brittle nails and may require supplements 2to10mgm daily. ...Read more

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What are the pros and cons of taking niacin?

What are the pros and cons of taking niacin?

Pros:: May lower your triglycerides and/or raise your HDL. Cons: side effects including flossing/heat sensation. Limited to no data on improving outcomes. (may make your labs look better on paper, but not reduce your risk on MI or stroke) ...Read more

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What are the long-term pros and cons of muscle toning?

What are the long-term pros and cons of muscle toning?

Don't knows any cons: Muscle toning will help with strength and endurance. I know of no long term negatives. Be careful not to overdue a workout and use proper form to reduce the risk of a sports injury. ...Read more

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What are the nutritional pros and cons of coconuts?

What are the nutritional pros and cons of coconuts?

Depends on ripeness: Mature, "dry" coconuts have high fat content, a crunchy white pulp that can be made into coconut milk. It is abundant in medium-chain fatty acids. Young green "water" coconuts have a transparent, sweet jelly pulp and less fat, and a sterile liquid with electrolytes of similar concentration to human blood. This was used to rehydrate some soldiers during ww2 in the pacific, by intravenous infusion! ...Read more

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What are the pros and cons of taking propecia (finasteride)?

What are the pros and cons of taking propecia (finasteride)?

Stops hair loss: Obviously the main reason one would take Propecia (finasteride) is to stop hair loss and even reverse it. The potential side effects are erectile dysfunction, gynecomastia, and in very rare cases, breast cancer. The side effects are generally reversible once you stop taking propecia (finasteride). If you have a family history of breast cancer, discuss this with your doctor before starting propecia (finasteride). ...Read more

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What are the pros and cons of taking enzymes?

What are the pros and cons of taking enzymes?

Broad Question: Unfortunately the question is missing the meat. There are a million enzymes. What specifically are you asking about? ...Read more

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What are the pros and cons of dexedrine (dextroamphetamine) use?

What are the pros and cons of dexedrine (dextroamphetamine) use?

Always: There is no treatment of any kind that does not carry pros and cons, and that certainly includes stimulants like dexedrine (dextroamphetamine). If you have a disorder for which it is effective and side effects are mild to none, then you have a winner. No benefit and lots of side effects make the decision to stop easy. Harder is good benefit with notable side effects such as appetite loss and sleep problems. ...Read more

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What are the pros and cons of soymilk?

What are the pros and cons of soymilk?

See details: The big advantage is that soymilk is derived from a plant and not an animal. Soymilk is not really milk but a beverage made from soybeans. Therefore it is not a source of calcium. Soymilk contains substances that may reduce the risk of heart disease and breast cancer. ...Read more

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What are the benefits and risks of using testosterone boosters?

What are the benefits and risks of using testosterone boosters?

There are absolutely: no benefits, since none of them boost testosterone. Aside from wasting your money, you would be putting unknown and possibly toxic chemicals into your body. Why would you do such a thing? ...Read more

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What are the pros and cons of taking melatonin?

What are the pros and cons of taking melatonin?

Not for all insomnia: Melatonin is natural and not addictive like some prescription sleep medications. It works best for people who are trying to get a normal sleeping pattern that was interrupted due to traveling (time zone changes), working graveyard shift, etc. The only cons is that it isn't as effective for other types of insomnia, like to help fall asleep quickly or to fall asleep and stay asleep. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of using protein supplements for bodybuilding?

What are the side effects of using protein supplements for bodybuilding?

Depends on Ur-: -age. I assume U R young. There's a place 4 protein sups, but U must B sure not 2 over do it. U need 50gms daily, with a weight training program, U should only sup on day of workout, some during & the rest after. None on day of rest. Always calculate Ur total daily intake from diet. Sup about 20-40 max depending on Ur weight & length & amount of exertion. Whey is the best. I use Muscle Tech. ...Read more

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What are the pros and cons of masturbating?

What are the pros and cons of masturbating?

Part of growing up: All young men and the large majority of young women enjoy their bodies in this way. You learn about your mind and body in preparation for adult roles. You stay comfortable and able to focus on other things you need to do. Nobody gets sick or pregnant. If your are obsessed with erotica so that you're missing things you need to do, get with your physician -- this is fixable. Talked with parent? ...Read more

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Pros and cons of theanine for add?

Pros and cons of theanine for add?

Sleep aide: I found a medical study showing that L theanine was beneficial in helping the quantity and quality of sleep in children with ADHD. Many children with ADHD have sleep disturbance. Lack of good sleep can cause worsening of the inattention and hyperactivity. I would follow the guidelines listed in this study for safety. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22214254 ...Read more

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What are the pros and cons of taking fertility drugs?

What are the pros and cons of taking fertility drugs?

Depends : Fertility drugs can often be a very effective treatment for infertility. However, most fertility drugs can increase the risk for multiple pregnancy. Twins, triplets and above can be very risky for mother and babies. One approach is to use fertility drugs, create embryos and put one embryo in - this way you get the "pros" of the fertility drugs without the biggest "con". www.sbivf.com. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of taking taurine?

Non-essential: This is an essential amino acid for cats, but not for humans. Don't waste your money. ...Read more

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What are the pros & cons of narcolepsy?

What are the pros & cons of narcolepsy?

Narcolepsy: I know of no positives for narcolepsy. It can be embarrassing and dangerous. ...Read more

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What are the pros and cons of flaxseed?

Flax : Flax seed is a good fiber, it contains a good oil. If ground and not consumed oil will go rancid. ...Read more