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Rhabdomyolysis and fat burners

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I was diagnosed as an 18 year old as having Rhabdomyolysis, and suffered actue renal failure. I was treated in hospital for 3 days. The cause of my illness cant be pin pointed to one particular cause, however a combination of excersion, dehydration, and the fact that i was currently taking creatine as a muscle building suppliment were all factored in to my diagnosis.

10 years on, i have had no kidney problems. i am actively involved in sports etc, and I am always on the look out for new suppliments.

Now my question is: where a product says "do not take if you suffer from the following .... ... Kidney disease" does this apply to me? are there particular ingrediants that are more likely to harm my kidneys?

Im looking into buying a fat burner, but they all seem to warn of kideny problems as a side effect. are there combinations of different suppliments which are more harmful than others.?
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replied March 15th, 2017
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Yes, the risk of developing kidney issues is more likely, given your prior history.

You should keep away from all unwanted supplements, unless advised by your doctor.


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