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Creatine Monohydrate Warnings And Recalls
No single best optio: There is no best. Any reputable brand will do just fine. Don't forget that for it to be best for you, you have to be able to afford it & obtain it. It may be the "best" but if it's too expensive or can't be imported into japan, then it's useless to you. ...Read more
Cell Tech: I have tried to look up the ingredients in creatine cell tech and can not find them. I do not have a bottle. There is a lot of hype about differents forms of creatine but to my knowledge none is better than the other and they all cost a lot more than just plain creatine. Creatine is creatine whether it is monohydrate or another form. Demand to see scientific articles proving one form is better ...Read more
Creatine.: Creatine in doses of 1000 to 5000mg daily has been shown to increase muscle mass, muscle size and muscle energy stores. Creatine must be taken with lots of water throughout the day, and doses must not exceed 5000mg daily to avoid impairment of kidney function. The dose can be taken all at once, preferably after exercise to facilitate ATP store replenishment in the muscles after exercise. ...Read more
Would like to take creatine monohydrate will it be safe? I have a tendency of high b.P. For 2 months in winters not on any medication
Here are some...: Since creatine monohydrate is merely a common nutrition supplement for body builders, there could not be the possibility to negatively affect prostatitis which denotes pathologically having some inflammation in the prostate tissue. Yet in fact, most of cases diagnosed as prostatitis have no inflammation or infection at all but just have age-related lower urinary tract symptoms. More? See uro-doc.. ...Read more
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One concern with continuous supplementation the body might decline in its ability to produce creatine on its own.
Another issue concerns the other ingredients that accompany creatine in various supplement products. You should compare labels of competing brands carefully to determine whether you feel comfortable with the other ingredients. ...Read more
It can!: Creatine supplementation is safest when used after puberty. Young bodies are still developing and are more susceptible for to strain and injury while using creatine supplements. They are also at a higher risk of kidney damage if they use it on a consistent basis. Teens may not use creatine responsibly and use should be closely monitored by an adult if used at all. ...Read more
Will taking Creatine Monohydrate adversely affect my Ulcertaive Colitis? (e.g., cause flares, etc.)
Can creatine monohydrate helps in gaining weight? What are the side effects? How much should be taken?
Creating mono hydrate is mostly used to improve exercise performance and increase muscle mass. Many people who use creating gain weight because it causes the muscle to hold water. Side effects include stomach pain, nausea, diarrhea and muscle cramps. Using it with caffeine may increase chance of stroke. Should not be used by diabetics or kidney patients. Dose depends. Plenty of water needed.
Took creatine monohydrate for a longer time and I paused for two months. My creatinine test was about 114umol/l - 116 for a few times. I'm training hard?
I am23 years old and I am thinking to take a creatine monohydrate supplement. The dose that I would take is 2-3gr/day for a month. Does creatine damag?
Don't be a sucker: There are many fads in sports fitness. This is one of the useless ones. Why tax your kidneys for nothing? Avoid it entirely. Exercise correctly to build muscles. ...Read more
Decrease sperm count: There is some suggestion that creatine monohydrate supplements may decrease sperm counts; although, there are some reports that suggest that it does not. I guess to some degree it may depend on the amount that is taken. If you are attempting pregnancy probably should avoid it just to be sure. ...Read more
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You should not be: Mixing any creatine products. Main reason is because each creatine product have its own chemical formula, and mixing them may reduce their absorption rate in your digestive system. Take them separately, or better yet sick with 1 formulation that works for you after you have experimented. Good luck and thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more
How could I take creatine monohydrate without gastric bloating? I already tried with and without foods
Why are: You taking it in the first place? It won't help with any known medical problem. If it's causing you distress, why not just stop taking it? ...Read more
I am severely allergic to nuts, can I take creatine monohydrate without effects from my allergy to nuts?
Nut allergy: Does the package mention that the product contains something you are allergic to? If so, then a must to avoid. If unsure, bring the package to your allergist and ask for their opinion or even a basic challenge in clinic. ...Read more
Had splenectomy 5 years ago. Can I use creatine monohydrate for bodybuilding purpose? Is it harmful for me?
Do I have to rest from taking creatine monohydrate? I've been taking it for 5 weeks as a pre-workout and I'm still taking it.
No: Don't be a sucker. There are enough amino acids, vitamins and minerals to help bigger muscles w/o supplements in a "Quarter Pounder". The placebo effect makes millions of dollars for charlatans who offer nothing more scientific than testimonials. The Torah says the best place to hide a lie is between two truths. Stay healthy. Eat healthy and eschew the supplements ...Read more
I have been taking creatine monohydrate for about ten days at 2.5 grams daily, my sgot tests are elevated considerably, any correlation?
I am using creatine monohydrate. I take 5g preworkout and 5g postworkout. Should I change it to only 5g preworkout? Can creatine cause infertility?
Why are you using?: This substance, as far as I know there is no known benefit ...Read more
Side effects of creatine monohydrate? Is 5gm of creatine per day enough for me. Am 19yr old and have thin body, I must build my body. My wt=60, ht=1.81m
Had splenectomy 5 years ago Can I use creatine monohydrate Is it safe? Hv been going to gym from last 10 months If no is it because of Splenenectomy?
Look up: Creatine retains fluid in muscles which makes them bigger and gives a mechanical advantage. I am unaware of any heart adverse side effect even tho extra fluid in the heart is not a great idea. I recommend that all supplements be taken only 5 days a week so as not to become adapted to them, in this case i'd skip a sunday and thursday. Try google for more info, www, thepmcorg for more about me. ...Read more
I'm planning to take optimum nutrition protein powder "serious mass". Just wanted to know if creatine monohydrate safe for health?
Very safe: I am extremely glad that you are choosing to use creatine as your bodybuilding supplement rather than an anabolic steroid. The former is for real athletes; the latter is for cheaters / lawbreakers. Remember that most women strongly prefer the "natural bodybuilder" look, feel, and attitude. Best wishes. ...Read more
Can creatine monohydrate be mixed with whey protein or should it be taken separatley? And also when is right time to take creatine?
Is creatine monohydrate good for a 16 years old body builder or it can stunt the growth or hurt the kidneys and the livers? Answer me please
Must be done right: You can overdo creatine at your age. While it will not stunt your growth, in excessive amounts and without proper fluid, it can stress or be harmful to your kidneys. With any supplements in childhood and/or adolescence, you should check with doctor before starting and discuss your goals and desires as to why you want to use this and if this is the best option for what your goals are. ...Read more
I am a skinny guy, and I go to the gym, can I take supplements named creatine monohydrate? Is it good for my health? Does it cause any side effect?
long use effect?: Cm I kind of supplement ideal for increasing muscle mass, strength and body stamina, and used by serious bodybuilders, athletes among many others. Some time back, it was highly recommended that you take creatine monohydrate before engaging in your workouts. Risks from creatine supplementation in humans have not yet been found, we won't know about any long-term effects for a while. ...Read more
Drinking creatine monohydrate for months using dose 5gr per day and good amount of water. Should I make a break for one moth? Creatine cause fertility?
Protein: Yes these can be mixed safely.Get a more detailed answer ›