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Creatine: Creatine is produce in the kidney and liver and travels in the blood to muscles where it is utilized in the production of ATP an energy molecule. There is some evidence to show that it can increase muscle mass and strength. Too much has led to asthma, diarrhea, and kidney damage. Liver function can be altered too if too much is ingested. Studies in patients on dialysis did not show benefit. ...Read more
Yes?: CPK or ck is elevated in conditions of the muscles ( aldolase, SGOT and ldh too). We use it as screening because it's sensitivity. It may elevate with cholesterol medicines, also with heart attacks and with rhabdomyolysis ( when it is too high in the thousands may cause renal damage). After injury to large muscles ck may get elevated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Live with it.: Sorry, but you cannot make your penis grow. What you see - is what you get - nothing more - nothing less. In spite of all the ads you see on the internet, you have to live with what you have. There are some surgical procedures to release the penile suspensory ligament, giving you more "useable" length to what you already have, but this can also effect other issues. ...Read more
No: The stuff is remarkably safe. There may be a junk science study claiming a correlation. If there is, ignore it. I would know about anything real, and anybody can do a bad study that shows anything causes anything. ...Read more
No: No; your height is determined primarily by your parents and grandparents height and is generally ' fixed' @ age 19 in boys and age17 in girls.Older people can " lose" height as they age by chronic osteopenic compression fractures...Bodybuilding can increase muscle mass and tone but not height. ...Read more
Does ginger root increase protein synthesis?does ginseng increase growth hormone or testosterone?
No: Neither one does either. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or internet scams. ...Read more
Anything other than exercise, sleep, and protein that increase protein synthesis?
i've heard ginseng and ginger increase protein synthesis.
Yes: While very uncommon, all of the statin drugs have been known to cause muscle injury. The release from injured muscle of a substance called myoglobin can plug up the kidneys and cause the creatinine to rise. However, under those circumstances there is usually significant muscle pain or weakness and often the urine has a reddish appearance. Also a muscle enzyme (CPK) will be strikingly elevated. ...Read more
If anabolic steroids increase estrogen(e) levels, will boosting testosterone naturally(ie taking vit d, lifting weights, abstinence) also increase e?
Your "natural": Methods do not "boost" testosterone. That's determined by endocrine feedback mechanisms and other factors. Any increase in testosterone will lead to minor increases in estrogen due to hormone conversion, but they are insignificant and meaningless except in people who take excessive exogenous testosterone. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or internet scams. ...Read more
That is not what: it's known for, and there are reports that if not organic, it may have high mercury levels. So do find the source for your spirulina. It is a form of protein in having essential amino acids in it, and is a detoxifier for the gut, and has high antioxidant value. SO not sure if that translates into increased sexual stamina, but it may help your overall energy level. ...Read more
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