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Is creatine safe?

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Dr. Adrian Rawlinson
Sports Medicine 39 years experience
Creatine study: In March 2015, a study published by the British Journal of Cancer found that men using supplements containing creatine may have a higher risk of getting testicular cancer

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A 46-year-old member asked:

What is creatine ?

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Dr. David Trettin
Orthopedic Surgery 34 years experience
Controversial!: Talk to your md before taking creatine or creatine supplements . Creatine use in high school and college athletes( esp. Football and track )has increased tremendously in the past 15 -20 years.Some studies suggest increase performance w/ creatine use in short, " burst" type activities such as sprinting.They are" legal" by ncaa ; but cannot be dispensed by the college.Side effects?Cramping/wt. Gain.
A 39-year-old member asked:

Is it safe to use creatine?

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Dr. SG Erman
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Family Medicine 36 years experience
Probably: Creatine is moderation is probably safe. High doses may be harmful to your kidneys. Be sure to stay very well hydrated.

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