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How do you know if creatine is working

A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
Podiatry 26 years experience
Yes but there is no : Real benefit if muscles aren't being worked

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Dr. Ayo Adu
Dr. Ayo Aduanswered
Sports Medicine 14 years experience
Recovery: It helps more with your recovery from the workout.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ayo Adu
Dr. Ayo Aduanswered
Sports Medicine 14 years experience
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 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Trojian
Sports Medicine 28 years experience
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
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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See details: Creatine has no value in the treatment of chronic pain. It may be used during workouts if used in small amounts.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Winkler
Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Creatine: creatine can cause side effects but taken at or less than 3 grams per day usually does not cause problems
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Saurborn
Diagnostic Radiology 23 years experience
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
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alok Agrawal
Nephrology and Dialysis 34 years experience
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
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Segal
Nephrology and Dialysis 29 years experience
See nephrologist: You should check your blood pressure. You many need to be on an acei/arb medication.
A 19-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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