Pre-workout supplements are made up of multiple dietary formulas that boost energy level and athletic performance. Some of the ingredients used in this preparation are nitric oxide precursors, caffeine, creatine, etc. Anxious, increase water retention, digestive problems, etc., are the side effects of these supplements.
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Query: Hello doctor,I am a 20-year-old boy. For four months, I am seeing dark red urine or blood in urine. It started when I took some muscle-building supplements, due to which my serum triglycerides became high. Now, My kidney and other reports are good, except the liver report. In liver reports, my SGPT ... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Heavy exercise, in particular without adequate hydration, can lead to dehydration. The urine becomes darker as the kidneys try to conserve fluid in the body to replace the loss of fluid through sweating. It can also lead to damage to the muscles, and the breakdown produ... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I am a patient with hypothyroidism. My TSH level is 449.65 mIU/mL higher than the normal range. The T4 range is 4.47 ug/dL. I want to know that can I take pre-workout supplements? Due to my thyroid, I feel unable to get up early in the morning. I go to the gym daily and follow a comple... Read Full »
Query: Dear Doctor, I have hypothyroidism. My TSH level is higher than the normal range. T3 and T4 are fine. I go to the gym regularly and like to lift heavy weights. I am taking pre-workout supplement - Nitrous Oxide. I heard that this is not good for me but I want to take some pre-workout supplement. Wha... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. That is a very good question.You are right. The supplements which you are taking are not good for you when you have hypothyroidism. It can have adverse effects in the long run. I understand you require a pre-workout supplement for the strenuous exercise you do. WHEY PROTE... Read Full »