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Please suggest me about some Sports Supplements

Greetings. I would like to take some sports supplements like Creatine and Protein shakes to get an edge with exercise routine to improve performance. I am 40 years old and in decent health. Is there any health concern that I should be worried about ?
Asked On : Sun, 9 May 2010
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First you should ask yourself. Do you really need Creatine and Protein supplements?

If the answer is yes, then you have to get a complete bio chemical tests done especially your renal system. As these supplements have there own side effects which include renal stones, increased DHT levels, etc.

You can follow me on twitter drarunprakashmd, for medical help and tips.
Answered: Thu, 20 May 2010
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Thanks for the reply Dr. 

Being a  vegetarian, I do not have too many options for an optimal protein intake, which I believe is required in large quantities (1 gram per pound of body weight)  for muscle growth and definition. Creatine was recommended by my phyiscal trainer who said its available in red meats which I dont eat, and may consider the supplement.

I will follow you on twitter to get additional tips.

Answered: Sat, 22 May 2010
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