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Is Creatine Bad For You
My husband takes creatine to build muscle when working out. I had an ex get an ulcer from creatine. Is creatine bad for you?
Is creatine bad for you? And can masturbating give you an STD in any scenario? 17 year old trying to boost testosterone naturally with supplements
Several issues: Creatine is a transient performance booster that will not have any long term benefit, other than draining your wallet. Masturbation with any contaminated toy might pass some of the STD germs, but not most,otherwise no. Testosterone boosters are hype, they are unregulated, do increase some factors that increase acne and shrink you nads, but will not cause testosterone to go up. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am 17 years old and I go to the gym frequently and was wondering if creatine was bad for you because I have been taking it for 3 months?
Not normally: As long as you are healthy, using recommended doses are normally okay. If you have any renal or cardiac issues, or starting a new workout plan, consider speaking with your primary. It is generally recommended to stay well hydrated when using any muscle bulking agents such as creatine, especially nos. Hope that helps! ...Read more
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
Not sure: Studies are very inconsistent on creatine intake especially in young athletes going to the gym. While a study done in 2005 by pline et al showed no effect on kidney function, creatine role and influence in elderly and people with impaired kidney function is still unknown. I personally do not recommend it to my patients ...Read more
Creatine: Ingesting too much creatine may induce diarrhea, kidney damage and liver damage. Creatine is brocken down into formaldehyde which theoretically is toxic to tissue. However ingestion of as much as 3 grams of pure creatine per day has not been associated with risk however the long term effects are not known. ...Read more
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