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Doctor insights on: Creatine Ethyl Ester Malate

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Can you tell me about creatine ethyl ester - better than creatine?

Can you tell me about creatine ethyl ester - better than creatine?

No: Creatine ethyl ester (CEE) is an ethyl ester derivative of creatine, from which it is made. Creatinine is a breakdown product of creatine phosphate in muscle. In the body, CEE is converted back into creatine. CEE is better absorbed & has a longer half-life than creatinine monohydrate. Research found that CEE is likely to be no better than taking creatinine. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about creatine ethyl ester or pre-workout?

Can you tell me about creatine ethyl ester or pre-workout?

Not known: Check company brochure for dosing time. Remember, these products are not FDA regualted. Dose, interval and safety profile is not known. Talk to your PCP and know your health status before using them. ...Read more

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Can i take citrulline malate, beta alliane, creatine and l-argine together to gain muscle, size and strength?

Can i take citrulline malate, beta alliane, creatine and  l-argine together to gain muscle, size and strength?

Taken together: You can take them together but that is not what will cause you to gain muscle size & strength. You gain size and strength from the actual exercises performed and the amount of protein you consume to repair the overtaxed muscle after the exercise. Consult your family physican or a sports medicine doc for proper guidance. ...Read more

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How can I lower my creatine level?

How can I lower my creatine level?

Lots of water: If high cr is due to intrinsic kidney disease, there is no way to realistically change it and no benefit to trying. Creatinine is not the problem, the broken kidney is the problem. If you lose a lot of muscle mass your creatinine will drop and you may drink a lot of water but these do not fix the kidney. ...Read more

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How can creatine be bad for your body?

Use appropriately : Creating is naturally found in the body and is important in the process of supplying the energy for muscles to work.When used appropriately, can be helpful in refueling the muscle immediately after a work out.However, one of the side effects is drawing water into the muscle tissue and out of circulation basically causing a relative dehydration.Muscle cramping, stomach cramping and nausea can occur. ...Read more

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Is creatine safe for a middle aged man?

Yes: Contrary to the stories, there are no clinical studies showing creatine is harmful. If it was, the fda would be all over it like they were with ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate). Creatine has been used for 20 years. ...Read more

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What time should I take creatine powder?

What time should I take creatine powder?

Not known: Check company brochure & recommendation. Talk to your PCP and know your health before using it. Excessive of creatinine use and muscle mass will put a burden on Kidney. If you decide to take it, drink plenty of water (>3 liter/d), check kidney function and CPK regularly as recommended by your doctor. ...Read more

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What does 1.43 creatine level mean? I'm)

What does 1.43 creatine level mean? I'm)

Renal or Kidney role: Hi a creatine level at 1.43 would represent what we call 'renal insufficiency syndrome'. It could be that your kidneys are under strain and are not cleaning the blood of all of the toxins that it should. It could mean your kidneys are beginning to fail. If you do not have a relationship with the appropriate health care provider to protect your kidneys and treat the underlying disease get one! ...Read more

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What form of creatine is most effective?

What form of creatine is most effective?

Creatinine is creat-: -inine. The better question is why are you taking it? ...Read more