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Which side effects will high protein intake have?

Which side effects will high protein intake have?

Over-protein = fat: The body can only metabolize so much protein, anything over and above will be converted to fat as storage. ...Read more

Dr. Arthur Heller
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Diet (Definition)

refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...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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What are slo-niacin dietary supplements used for? Any side effects?

What are slo-niacin dietary supplements used for? Any side effects?

Triglicerides: Slow niacin is a medication and NOT a dietary supplement. It does improve lipid profile by diminishing triglycerides and improving HDL (good) cholesterol mildly. HOWEVER: niacin does NOT improve chances of patients getting stokes, heart attacks or dying. Niacin is sometimes difficult to take due to side efects as flushing that can be severe ...Read more

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Alkaline water intake healthy? Any side effects?

Alkaline water intake healthy? Any side effects?

Neutral: It's no better than regular water and it's probably no worse either. Your body has a way of regulating its ph. I think paying for alkaline water is a waste of money. ...Read more

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Metformin - side effects? Using this to counteract insulin resistance. Any comments on side effects etc?

Metformin - side effects? Using this to counteract insulin resistance. Any comments on side effects etc?

See below most commo: Abnormal stools Changes in taste Muscle pain Difficulty breathing Lightheadedness or dizziness Nail problems Flu-like symptoms such as muscle pain, fever, chills, and weakness Feelings of a rapidly or forcefully beating heart (heart palpitations). Flushing (a skin reddening, commonly on the face) Increased sweating Increased thirst ...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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Which type of side effects do growth supplements have?

Which type of side effects do growth supplements have?

Depends: It depends on what " growth supplement" means. If it' s synthetic human growth hormone it can cause rare adverse effects like increased pressure in the head, higher blood sugar, carpal tunnel syndrome, worsening scoliosis. ...Read more

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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 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

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Is conjugated linolenic acid safe to take while on a beta blocker, low dose aspirin? Adverse effects on LFT's / blood sugar?

Is conjugated linolenic acid safe to take while on a beta blocker, low dose aspirin?  Adverse effects on LFT's / blood sugar?

Probably good: Generally fatty acids such as this are considered good because they increase the fluidity of cell membranes and allow HDL to carry cholesterol out of the body more efficiently, at least in theory ...Read more

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Does consuming herbal life causes any side effects and harmful to one's health?

No: Unfortunately, some dis-reputable companies may either mix impurities or the % of pure herbs in the preparation in very small.So as long as you buy from acceptable companies, you are safe. Visit willner chemist.Com to get an idea! ...Read more

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Any suggestions on supplement while taking long term metformin for PCOS/ insulin resistance? related to reduced vitamin/mineral absorption? Thnx!

Any suggestions on supplement while taking long term metformin for PCOS/ insulin resistance? related to reduced vitamin/mineral absorption?  Thnx!

Weight loss: Getting your body to your ideal body weight is the most important step in managing PCOS. If you are overweight then work on weight control. This is the key. Mineral supplementation is not needed. ...Read more

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Side effects of kayexalate (sodium polystyrene sulfonate) powder for kidney patient?

Side effects of kayexalate (sodium polystyrene sulfonate) powder for kidney patient?

Side effects: Common reactions are nausea and gastric irritation. In serious cases, you could have severely low potassium levels, intestinal obstruction/necrosis, and perforation of the bowel wall. ...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 effects in herbs of ultra berry slim diet pills?

Side effects in herbs of ultra berry slim diet pills?

Real: This is a very pricey mix of things; psyllium will bulk your stools and senna is a laxative. Claims for acai haven't stood up to examination and i doubt that mango is a real appetite suppressant. But the first two will make your gut feel different and give you the idea you've eaten something magic -- the principle of the "active placebo." it's your money. ...Read more