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Doctor insights on: Side Effect Of Whey Protein Supplement

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Does consumption of protein supplements or protein powder effect kidneys??

Dr. Ki-Hon Lin Dr. Lin
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Does consumption of protein supplements or protein powder effect kidneys??

Yes: High protein consumption has been shown to definitely affect kidney function - however there does not appear to be any conclusive evidence in the literature that these changes are ultimately detrimental. Bottom line - approach with caution, esp if you or your family has any history of kidney problems. ...Read more

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Supplements (Definition)

A dietary supplement, also known as food supplement or nutritional supplement, is a preparation intended to supplement the diet and provide nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, fiber, fatty acids, or amino acids, that may be missing or may not be consumed in sufficient quantities in a person's diet. Some countries define dietary supplements as foods, while ...Read more


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What are side effects of nitro-tech protein supplement?

What are side effects of nitro-tech protein supplement?

Limited : There really are no real concerning side effects of the protein besides gas, abdominal bloating and stomach cramps. Other side effects are dependent on the other supplements in the protein. Often creatine is contained in the supplements which can lead to muscle cramps and pain along with dehydration. ...Read more

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Side effect of calcium supplement?

Side effect of calcium supplement?

Usually none: Most people can regulate calcium absorption so as to fit their skeletal needs. There are others who develop excessive absorption with consequent increase in urine calcium creating a risk for kidney stones. This is particularly true if you take more than 800 units of vitamin d per day. ...Read more

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Hello .. Wat r the side effects of protein suppliments like whey protein for body building ...Help?

Hello .. Wat r the side effects of protein suppliments like whey protein for body building ...Help?

Depends: If the supplement is limited to just whey protein , when you take this drink its as if you were eating a high protein food. Should not be any risk at your age if you are healthy. Only problem is if there are other ingredients in the shake. ...Read more

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Is protein supplements and preworkouts really effctive?Any side effects?

Is protein supplements and preworkouts really effctive?Any side effects?

Muscle building: Muscle are composed of protein, so when stimulating muscle growth through weight lifting, it is essential to have protein in your diet. This can be real food, or supplements. ...Read more

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Does whey protein supplemet have any side effects to human body?

Does whey protein supplemet have any side effects to human body?

listen to your body: It is a processed food. A high protein diet from processed food is acidic. It is best taken with lots of fresh green vegetables and fruit which provide fresh water. Good essential fatty acids are needed and slow carbs from anti-inflammatory grains. If taken in that way and it still causes symptoms, don't use. ...Read more

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What are the side effect of whey protien supplement and which suplemment shud be taken for weight gain?

Whey: Whey is derived from cow's milk and is a healthy food. Any side effects would occur if one is allergic or sensitive to the whey, or cannot digest it for some reason. ...Read more

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Is GNC whey protein contain any type of steroid?

Is GNC whey protein contain any type of steroid?

No: It's an inexpensive and fairly environmentally-friendly source of protein. I hope you'll choose natural bodybuilding over anabolic steroids, and that wholesome fitness will be part of your life for many decades. ...Read more

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Has creatine (gym supplement) intake any side effects ?

Has creatine (gym supplement) intake any side effects ?

YES! Be careful...: Creatine has been shown to potential cause kidney damage, muscle cramping and abdominal pain. Furthermore, it has been disproven as an ergogenic aid. ...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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Effects of encapsulating weight gain/ protein powder in gelatin capsules?

Works: You can put protein powder into capsules if you want. The gelatin that the capsules will dissolve and release the powder in the second part of the digestive tract. This is actually where most of the protein is started to be digested. It will take quite a few pills to get a substantial amount. ...Read more

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Help please! is consuming whey protein having any side effects?

Help please! is consuming whey protein having any side effects?

None.: It is the perfect protein. Too much protein can hurt patients with liver or kidney failure, but if healthy, good for you! ...Read more

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Side effects of calcium supplement?

Side effects of calcium supplement?

Multiple: The body needs calcium to maintain strong bones. However, supplemental calcium can also contribute to calcification of arteries which can lead to strokes and heart attacks. Speak to your physician about how to best meet your calcium needs without increasing your risks. Natural sources of calcium are usually the safest. ...Read more

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Side effects of potassium supppliment?

Side effects of potassium supppliment?

See below: Pottassium supplements can cause esophageal irritation or ulcers, and excess accumulation in the blood for any reason can cause heart rate disturbances and muscle weakness or paralysis. ...Read more

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Consumption of protein supplement Does it hav any effect on kidneys?

Dr. Ki-Hon Lin Dr. Lin
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Consumption of protein supplement Does it hav any effect on kidneys?

Yes: High protein consumption has been shown to definitely affect kidney function - however there does not appear to be any conclusive evidence in the literature that these changes are ultimately detrimental. Bottom line - approach with caution, esp if you or your family has any history of kidney problems. ...Read more

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Does taking protien supplement have any side effects?

Does taking protien supplement have any side effects?

Not unless...: You have kidney disease. If young and healthy and on a weight training program, take no more than 2 grams of protein per 2.2 lbs (kg) of body weight per day. Any more than that provides no added benefit! ...Read more

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What are the side effects of consuming spirulina tablets, as a dietary supplement?

What are the side effects of consuming spirulina tablets, as a dietary supplement?

See details: Spirulina is an algae rich in proteins, vitamins, minerals and carotenoids. Reported side effects include rashes, GI gas and bloating, mild fevers, green stools and sleepiness. ...Read more

Protein (Definition)

Proteins are large molecules made up of a smaller class of molecules called amino acids. Proteins play an enormous role in the function of our bodies including enzymes, messengers, replicating dna, ...Read more