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is creatine safe for a 15 year old

A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Safe & unneeded: Creatine is safe but unnecessary. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, ... Read More

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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
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 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Caution: Nutritional supplements for muscle development can be dangerous if the kidneys are overloaded with too much protein. Most people can achieve adequate ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
47 years experience Pediatrics
Yes, but be aware: Creatine is used by athletes to build up muscle mass. Use of it seems harmless but doubts still remain. Mayo clinic has mentioned that it may be assoc ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zoey Goore
23 years experience Pediatrics
Creatine and kids: Creatine in moderation can be safe. Remember that it is a supplement so it is not regulated as strictly by the fda. There may be other minerals, meta ... Read More
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A 25-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
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
What kind: Of tachycardia? Would be wary of supplements without discussing with your MD
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ira Rubin
Dr. Ira Rubin answered
36 years experience Pediatrics
Creatine muscle: creatine is safe but not recommended It makes muscles look big but does not improve strength or endurance. You may look stronger than you are and at ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Not recommended: No, we don't know the long term effects of retainer in young people.
A male asked:
Dr. Kerrie Pinkney
26 years experience Palliative Care
Not recommended: It may be safe, but not enough data about this herbal supplement known. I would not recommend it.
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