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how do you know if creatine is working

A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
25 years experience Podiatry
Yes but there is no : Real benefit if muscles aren't being worked
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ayo Adu
Dr. Ayo Adu answered
13 years experience Sports Medicine
Recovery: It helps more with your recovery from the workout.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ayo Adu
Dr. Ayo Adu answered
13 years experience Sports Medicine
It can be: Creatine is already produced by your body. Its function is to supply energy to muscles by increasing atp. Since working out depletes your cells of a ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Trojian
27 years experience Sports Medicine
Creatine: Creatine is a small molecule that helps with initial activity energy. It holds onto phosphorous in the muscle cells. Therefore, maintaining maximum cr ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Creatine has no value in the treatment of chronic pain. It may be used during workouts if used in small amounts.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Winkler
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Creatine: creatine can cause side effects but taken at or less than 3 grams per day usually does not cause problems
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Saurborn
22 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Supplements are: usually nothing more than empty promises. Creatine swells the muscles with water but doesn't make you stronger. No magic product makes working out eas ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alok Agrawal
33 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Other causes: Dont take pain medications known as nsaids. Make sure there are no reversible causes- check with your doc. Creatinine should not increase further just ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Segal
28 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
See nephrologist: You should check your blood pressure. You many need to be on an acei/arb medication.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kimberly Legg Corba
Specializes in Family Medicine
Supplements: I would stop taking all of the supplements at your age, they can hurt your kidneys and liver. Continue a regular work out routine and increase health ... Read More

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