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High Protein Diet High Creatinine Level
I exercise 6 days per week including weight training and cardio. I'm on a high protein diet and my blood work just came back with creatinine levels of 1.2. Should this be of concern?
refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more
Uric acid level 5.8 and creatinine level 1.3 on high protein diet with 2 scoops of whey protein... is it test high shall i stop the diet?
I am doing heavy exercise and taking high protein diet since last 6mths. Now my serum creatinine is 1.8 , could this be normal? I have no other symptom
Good for you!: Yes. It's usual for bodybuilders to have a serum creatinine up to 2.0. When i was lifting daily, mine ran 1.6 to 1.7. The current fad for interpreting creatinines and estimating gfr's out of context is unscientific and has caused complaints in the peer-reviewed literature from pathologists and nephrologists. Keep it up. ...Read more
Creatinine 1.65, BUN 22. I used to weightlift and have a high protein diet for years before big recent injury. High muscle mass. Should I be worried?
Elevated creatinine: The level is elevated and needs to be further evaluated. There are other tests that should be looked at. Get to your doctor ...Read more
Low creatinine serum, high creatinine clearance and normal urine cret at age 21. Totally sedentary lifestyle with high protein diet. What's thr prob?
Kidney problem?: With the information you provided, I do not think you have a problem with your kidneys. Creatinine is an indication of your kidney function and, just as important, is gives an estimation of your muscle mass. A high creatinine clearance may be seen with uncontrolled diabetes, which you do not have. Speak to the physician who ordered these tests on you for more information, he knows you best. ...Read more
Constant low blood protein levels (5.8). I am an active 57 yr male with high protein diet- donates plasma twice a week. Now levels too low to donate ?
Albumen dominant &: typically the reason the total protein is low. Healthy albumen concentrations 4.0 & up. If low, this reflects liver problems, e.g. steatosis from too many carbs (converted to fat in liver) or any of a variety of other possibilities. Focus on the albumen, study, e.g. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albumin & https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liver for starters & seek help worthy of your trust. ...Read more
My globulin levels are elevated to a 4.2. All other things tested on my blood test were all normal. Can a high protein diet or stress cause it?
How do you feel?: Reference ranges are set so that a few percent of healthies fall outside on either end. If you feel okay, I would not give this another thought. ...Read more