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Doctor insights on: Muscle Milk Creatine

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Does muscle milk contain creatine?

Does muscle milk contain creatine?

I believe it does.: While Muscle Milk is really a protein supplement, some versions of it do contain Creatine, I believe. Shop around. And remember not to exceed 5 grams of Creatine daily to avoid toxicity to the kidneys. ...Read more

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Does creatine increase with muscle injury ?

Does creatine increase with muscle injury ?

Creatine: It can though not always. Creatine reflects kidney function. Creatine kinase (ck), typically can increase with muscle injury and can occur temporarily after running a marathon with some runners. ...Read more

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Help please! is creatine any good for building muscle?

Help please! is creatine any good for building muscle?

Use appropriately : Creatine 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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Does creatine actually do anything for muscle building?

Yes it does help: Yes creatine is used by body builders and athletes, daily consumption of 5 to 20 grms is safe and without side effects. ...Read more

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I want to build muscle but i was wondering if I should also take creatine? Will taking it help me get muscular?

Depends: Creatine is a popular supplement among body builders & athletes who are trying to add muscle mass. Check the other ingredients before using it. Excessive of creatinine use and muscle mass will put a burden on Kidney. Talk to your PCP & know your health before using it. If you decide to take it, drink plenty of water (>3 liter/d), check kidney function & CPK periodically as recommneded by your doc. ...Read more

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Does magnesium creatine chalate in 2000mg helps you build muscle? Or is it just for enhancing work out performance?

Does magnesium creatine chalate in 2000mg helps you build muscle? Or is it just for enhancing work out performance?

Can be dangerous: Magnesium creatine can be dangerous . It is more for enhancing work out performance but can damage your kidneys and liver. My advice is to avoid it. ...Read more

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I am trying to build muscle . Age-38. Can I take 2 g creatine per day wth no side effects? Is this dosage totally safe?

No harm No help: Exercise plus a diet high in protein are the mainstays of increasing/maintaining healthy muscle bulk. Nutritional supplements (as sold in Health Food stores have NOT been shown to be useful with ANY scientifically based medical studies that I am aware of Be Well Hope this helps PS the dosage is safe but you are spending $$$ for nothing! ...Read more

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What do you recommend if i take allmax micronized pure german creatine and it doesn't mix well with milk or water. Need suggestions?

What do you recommend if i take allmax micronized pure german creatine and it doesn't mix well with milk or water. Need suggestions?

Drink water!!!!: These products are not FDA regulated & recommended. Check the list for other ingredients. There is an increase incident of herbal nephropathy in USA and world wide. Excessive of creatinine use and muscle mass will put a burden on Kidney. If you decide to take it, drink plenty of water (>3 liter/d), check kidney function and CPK periodically. Above all take to your PCP before using it. ...Read more

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My 15 year old brother asked me if he would be safe to take Creatine to help build his muscles in the gym, I wasn't sure myself so I am asking, is Creatine safe for a 15 year old? Are there any risks, if so what are they?

Not at this age: Better to avoid before age 18, and better ask your doctor anyways before starting it, although no conclusive evidence that it is harmful, better to avoid before age 18, if you have kidney, or liver diseases or being diabetic, it might help some and not help others, goodluck ...Read more