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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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My son has a bun/creatine ratio of 6--he is 24 years old and i wanted to know if this is acceptable range?

My son has a bun/creatine ratio of 6--he is 24 years old and i wanted to know if this is acceptable range?

Yes: Nothing to worry about in these numbers, rest assured. Let us know if there is anything else you are alarmed about! ...Read more

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Hello, I have 6% kidndy function. started dialysis yesterday with Creatine 11.36. Today creatine is 6. Should I be worried?

Hello, I have 6% kidndy function. started dialysis yesterday with Creatine 11.36. Today creatine is 6. Should I be worried?

Okay ...: You should direct this Q to your nephrologist for more counseling for what you may expect in how you may feel during and after dialysis. Usually, this is a lifelong coping process; so it is important for you to learn and gain more insight on life reality. To help such, go to the Facts of Life-1,2,&3 by clicking the BOTTUN on the left of HOME of www.ForMeFirst.com. ...Read more

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Best form of creatine?

Best form of creatine?

No endorsement: Unfortunately the doctors here do not do product endorsement. Medicine has little to say about protein supplements in general. I am not sure why a healthy young man would need any supplements. Eating a balanced diet high in proteins is best at your age. ...Read more

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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 much creatine is to much?

How much creatine is to much?

Huh?: Unsure what you mean? Creatine is a supplement used for muscle building during exercise. Everyone is different regarding the safety of this supplement. It can affect your kidneys so speak with your doctor to make sure if ok for you. ...Read more

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Is a creatine of 77mg normal?

Is a creatine of 77mg normal?

Nonsense: Serum creatinine in the US is measured in mgs%. In England and other countries it is measured in micromoles%. Normal serum creatinine is 0.6-1.2 mgs%. The value of 77 mg does not make sense. Is this a measurement from urine or serum? If it is a urinary collection is it timed ie 24 hour collection or spot collection. ...Read more

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What could creatine do for you?

What could creatine do for you?

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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