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can you build muscle without creatine

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Sexton
38 years experience Plastic Surgery
No: Muscle growth is the result of exercise, and hormones, specifically testosterone.
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Dr. Adrian Rawlinson
37 years experience Sports Medicine
Read this first: http://www.webmd.com/cancer/news/20150416/muscle-building-supplements-cancer

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Karim
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: Creatine is a popular supplement among body builders & athletes who are trying to add muscle mass. Check the other ingredients before using it. Ex ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Wright
28 years experience Phlebology
Can be dangerous: Magnesium creatine can be dangerous . It is more for enhancing work out performance but can damage your kidneys and liver. My advice is to avoid it.
A male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
No harm No help: Exercise plus a diet high in protein are the mainstays of increasing/maintaining healthy muscle bulk. Nutritional supplements (as sold in Health Food ... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pardeep Kahlon
7 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: No studies have shown creatine improving performance for endurance athletes. It has been shown to improve maximal lifting weight when creatine is used ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ramon Garcia-septien
44 years experience Family Medicine
No really: Creatine is safe.Only side effects is gastrointestinal upset or diarrhea and happen in just 5 % of the peiple.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Stachler
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Vertigo Ménière's : You can try to take the creatine and see how you do. If you take diazide, continue it. Stay on a low sodium diet and see how you do. Keep your stress ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Forster
35 years experience Psychiatry
Should be OK: There shouldn't be a problem with this combination. However there is no testing done on supplements like creatine and no formal way of tracking potent ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
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Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not at this age: Better to avoid before age 18, and better ask your doctor anyways before starting it, although no conclusive evidence that it is harmful, better to av ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Kayvanfar
45 years experience Sports Medicine
See answer: Exercise in moderation is the best way to achieve you goal. Using any protein source, I am not in favor of, because you do not know the exact source, ... Read More

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