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Does muscle enhancing supplements have negative effects on the body?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology
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In brief: Depends

You want to be sure you know what's in your supplements.
"protein health shakes" at the gym may be laced with anabolic steroids, which carry risks that are well-known -- the most predictable being increased aggressiveness that can land you in jail or worse. Creatine and protein powder are far safer; expensive "vitamins" are a waste of your money. Most women prefer natural muscle. Good luck.

In brief: Depends

You want to be sure you know what's in your supplements.
"protein health shakes" at the gym may be laced with anabolic steroids, which carry risks that are well-known -- the most predictable being increased aggressiveness that can land you in jail or worse. Creatine and protein powder are far safer; expensive "vitamins" are a waste of your money. Most women prefer natural muscle. Good luck.
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