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Can creatine be bad for you?

Can creatine be bad for you?

Maybe...: Http://www. Webmd. Com/cancer/news/20150416/muscle-building-supplements-cancer

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How can creatine be bad for your body?

How can creatine be bad for your body?

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

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Is it bad to take creatine at a younger age?

Is it bad to take creatine at a younger age?

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

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What medications can cause too much creatine in kidneys?

What medications can cause too much creatine in kidneys?

See below: Ask your doctor, there is a long list of medications which can affect function and raise creatinine levels in the blood test, which indicates kidney damage
common is advil, aleve, (naproxen) celebrex
some antibiotics, etc. ...Read more

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Help docs? Why is creatine considered bad?

Help docs? Why is creatine considered bad?

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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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?

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?

Use moderately: Creatine, as an added protein source to help build muscle, is generally safe in moderate amounts over a limited period of time, 3-6 months. It is a good idea to get blood tests for liver and kidneys to make sure you are tolerate it well. ...Read more

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My husband has been diagnosed with having too much creatine kinase in his blood, what does this mean please?

My husband has been diagnosed with having too much creatine kinase in his blood, what does this mean please?

Muscle breakdown: It usually means that there was or is ongoing muscle breakdown of some sort. Ther are many causes of this, but a heart attack, rhabdomyalisis, exercise, blunt force trauma, etc can cause local or systemic breakdown. The lab doesn't say where or what kind. ...Read more

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Creatine complex supplements good or bad?

Creatine complex supplements good or bad?

Fairly ok: Out of all bodybuilding supplmements, creatine seems to be on of the few that has proven efficacy and benign side effects, make sure you have a normal kidney and liver function before you take them. ...Read more

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Is creatine bad for bodybuilders to take? And what does it cause?

Is creatine bad for bodybuilders to take? And what does it cause?

No: Creatine when taken appropriately can help with muscle recovery. It will cause water retention and the biggest risk of taking this is muscle cramping from insufficient hydration. If you are taking this as a supplement you need to make sure you are staying adequately hydrated. Otherwise it has not had any long term notable side effects as it is excreted by your kidneys. ...Read more

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What does creatine do for you? And is it bad if I take it? And can I take creatine and whey protien.

What does creatine do for you? And is it bad if I take it? And can I take creatine and whey protien.

It helps: Build muscle. Drink plenty of water if you are going to take it. It along with protein and a good workout routine helps build muscle. I would consult your doctor or nutritionalist for correct guidance. Either way. Drink plenty of water ...Read more

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Is nos creatine supplement bad for you?

Is nos creatine supplement bad for you?

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

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Can using creatine supplements cause strokes or other bad things?

Can using creatine supplements cause strokes or other bad things?

Apparently so: Creatine is widely used by many young men who are trying to build muscle but most don't realize it has many potential hazards. Side effects can include ischemic stroke, high blood pressure, agitation, elevated liver enzymes & kidney inflammation, though it's not clear how common these are & most people have few if any side effects Side effects increase with high doses.
See http://mayocl. In/1puZeqP ...Read more