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How long before my workout do I takemy creatine and beta alanine?

How long before my workout do I takemy  creatine and beta alanine?

Think twice: April 16, 2015 -- Men who use muscle-building supplements containing creatine or androstenedione may have a higher risk of getting testicular cancer, according to a study published online in the British Journal of Cancer. ...Read more

Alanine (Definition)

The l-isomer is one of the 20 Amino Acids encoded by the genetic code. Its codons are gcu, gcc, gca, and gcg. It is classified as a nonpolar amino acid. D-alanine occurs in bacterial cell walls and ...Read more


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What is a pre-workout that is safe to take with Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) 30 mg XR? I do not want one with creative or stimulants. I was thinking Beta-Alanine alone

What is a pre-workout that is safe to take with Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) 30 mg XR? I do not want one with creative or stimulants. I was thinking Beta-Alanine alone

There are no known: bothersome interactions between Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR and creatine or Beta-alanine. If you do not have a history of heart defect then it is okay to workout while taking Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR. If you or family have history of heart defects then consult your prescriber to review and advise. Best regards for great health, ...Read more

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Took beta alanine and now I have dry tongue. how to fix dry tongue. i don't have dry mouth though, just dry tongue?

Took beta alanine and now I have dry tongue. how to fix dry tongue. i don't have dry mouth though, just dry tongue?

Keep hydrated: If dry tongue persists after stopping beta alanine, there could be another cause. Blood tests could help with diagnosis and treatment. generally avoid Amino Acids and drink plenty of fluids. ...Read more

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Is it alright for a 14 year old female to take beta alanine?

Is it alright for a 14 year old female to take beta alanine?

Safety & efficacy of: Beta-alanine supplements in people younger than 18 have not been studied; therefore, it cannot be recommended. The FDA approves Beta-alanine as a food, not a drug. A review of independent studies shows it doesn't ^ muscle strength or aerobic endurance, but it does slightly ^ the amount of time an athlete can perform high-intensity exercises like weight-lifting & sprinting without fatigue. ...Read more

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Does beta alanine work for body building?

Does beta alanine work for body building?

Be very careful: A physician specializing in the complexities of body building is the first & most important step. Remember barry bonds? Don't play with fire. ...Read more

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Does taking beta alanine affect my growth?

Stop: Consult your dermatologist, this is truly a complex physiological matter. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR and a preworkout supplement with caffiene and beta alanine in it?

Is it ok to take Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR and a preworkout supplement with caffiene and beta alanine in it?

Perhaps (or not): If you are on adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) daily and have not had any problems you can try the supplement and the most likely side effect will be fast pulse/ increased blood pressure/ feeling of racing/anxiety - if you get no change or other side effects then you can likely tolerate the combination. With any side effects stop the supplement ...Read more

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Does beta alanine have any scientific backing for use as a body building supplement?

No: There are no otc body building supplements that will help you and many that can be dangerous. Try diet and exercise -- there's strong scientific evidence that they do help. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or internet scams. ...Read more

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Magnesium creatine chelate how dangerous is it on liver and kidney on the long run? Im taking 1000mg of it everyday before work out. Started 2days ago

Magnesium creatine chelate how dangerous is it on liver and kidney on the long run? Im taking 1000mg of it everyday before work out. Started 2days ago

Unsure: Most of the few available safety studies of creatine have been done on rat models, with very few good placebo-controlled human studies available. Having said that, I'm not aware of any definite liver or kidney safety concerns. Good luck. ...Read more

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How to take creatine?I workout in the morning about 5-6 .Should i eat or should I drink first?

How to take creatine?I workout in the morning about 5-6 .Should i eat or should I drink first?

Hydration: Ceatine is not a harmless supplement considering it can affect your kidneys. Make sure to stay well hydrated while taking it. Creatinine is usually loaded and then maintained if you choose to take it. I do not recommend taking it without seeking medical attention and making sure your kidneys and general health is ok. ...Read more

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Is there side effect for creatine? If I take it before workout?

Is there side effect for creatine? If I take it before workout?

Yes: I agree with dr nguyen. We see many patients with elevation in blood creatinine (creatine is broken down to creatinine). This can suggest kidney dysfunction. It may also cause water retention. There is some sketchy evidence that it builds muscle mass, and make you stronger for short bursts, but most doctors feel the potential or real harm outweighs the benefit of taking creatine. ...Read more

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When should someone take creatine monohydrate: before or after a workout?

When should someone take creatine monohydrate: before or after a workout?

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

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Whats a good workout to gain muscle fast but healthy. Also is creatine good for you?

Whats a good workout to gain muscle fast but healthy. Also is creatine good for you?

Lift weights: No shortcuts here. Lift weights and eat more and you will gain muscle. Add more lean protein to your diet. Lift more and lift heavy. Focus on proper form above how much weight you are pushing. ...Read more

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Please advise if it's better to drink creatine as a pre-workout or post-workout ?

Please advise if it's better to drink creatine as a pre-workout or post-workout ?

Creatine before: Creatine is a small molecule that helps with initial activity energy. It holds onto phosphorous in the muscle cells. Therefore, maintaining maximum creatine in muscle cells will allow increase sets, help sprinting workouts, it will pull water into muscles. So creatine after workouts, does not match its intent but ok if you took it everyday after your work outs cause that works for you. ...Read more

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What is a moderate creatine (supp) intake for a person who has an intense workout regime?

What is a moderate creatine (supp) intake for a person who has an intense workout regime?

0.3g/kg: Creatine for bodybuilding has to be taking 3 times a day.Loading dosis 20 g daily for one week then 5 g a day usinig warm watter can increase the rate of dissolving. ...Read more