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Doctor insights on: The Use Of Creatine In Hamstring Injuries

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Last year I had rhabdo & have since healed, I asked others & they said it was okay to take creatine now, but I have some leg pain after. Will it go?

Last year I had rhabdo & have since healed, I asked others & they said it was okay to take creatine now, but I have some leg pain after. Will it go?

Get kidneys checked: I would be cautious. Do not say what caused your rhabdomyolysis last year but if you're having pain after taking something I would stop taking it. I would seek the advice of your doctor may want to check some lab tests to determine your kidneys are functioning correctly ...Read more

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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more


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I take creatine and started having leg cramps so I stopped. Will water help with these cramps and how long should it take for them to go away?

I take creatine and started having leg cramps so I stopped. Will water help with these cramps and how long should it take for them to go away?

Stop the Creatine!: Taking creatine for muscles is popular but potentially dangerous. Creatine can cause permanent damage to your kidneys even if you stop the creatine. So, it's better to NOT take creatine in the first place. You have diabetes, which can affect the kidneys, so creatine is even more dangerous for you. Drinking lots of water is best way to replenish electrolytes before and after weight training. ...Read more

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Can I Use Creatine When I Have G6pd?

Can I Use Creatine When I Have G6pd?

You mean G6PD def: The condition called G6PD deficiency
the lack of such enzyme could cause problem like hemolysis in the blood
creatine is not one of the product that will lead to a problem
it is safe to take but the same time people who use this product have to monitor their liver function and the kidney function
so stay in touch with your physician ...Read more

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Could use your help docs! My creatine level increased to 1.5 is it dangerous?

Could use your help docs! My creatine level increased to 1.5 is it dangerous?

Needs workup: A creatinine of 1.5 could mean you have stage III chronic kidney disease. It is important to know if the creatinine is changing and how fast. Stage III chronic kidney disease can be associated with diabetes, hypertension and other diseases. You need to be worked up with blood, urine and ultrasound. It could be serious. ...Read more

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Would the use of creatine and weight training affect my cardio? I don't want to decrease my running endurance.

Would the use of creatine and weight training affect my cardio? I don't want to decrease my running endurance.

Creatine &Wt Tng OK: Creatine is a great mitochondrial (energy producer) enhancer.

Weight training will increase your overall muscular strength and flexibility.

Both will enhance your running endurance. ...Read more

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Why i's it unhealthy for kids to use creatine?

Why i's it unhealthy for kids to use creatine?

Side effects: Creatine is a drug-enhancing performance supplement. Little studies done for the teens under age of 18. Side effects, especially when taking in excess: weight gain, anxiety, breathing difficulty, diarrhea, fatigue, fever, headache, kidney problems, nausea, vomiting, rash, stomach upset. Taking with other drugs: tylenol, (acetaminophen) caffeine, ephedra may increase side effect. ...Read more

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Tell me I can use or not. .. I m using creatine?

Tell me I can use or not. .. I m using creatine?

Creatine use: Yes you can take creative before work out. It improves the energy efficiency of the muscle. Research shows creatine to be effective in improving training intensity & recovery. This increases the muscle capacity to do work Iimprovement the energy efficiency of the muscle.
Creatine enhances the body, 's ability to make protein within the muscle fiber which will also increase muscle mass ...Read more

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Is it safe to use creatine?

Is it safe to use creatine?

Probably: Creatine is moderation is probably safe. High doses may be harmful to your kidneys. Be sure to stay very well hydrated. ...Read more

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Can I use creatine (in moderation) along with escitalopram 10mg?

Can I use creatine (in moderation) along with escitalopram 10mg?

Crestine: Is never recommend as it is bad for your kidneys. Protein whey supplement is fine for muscle building and won't harm you or interact with your med.! creatine won't either it's just bad for you ...Read more

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I have heard that the use of creatine can be directly lined to a onset of hairloss, is this true?

I have heard that the use of creatine can be directly lined to a onset of hairloss, is this true?

Creatine: Hair loss has been a negative side effect associated with taking large amounts of creatine monohydrate. ...Read more

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I'm thinking of getting optimum nutrition micronized creatine powder (2000 g). Can I use them all at once?

I'm thinking of getting optimum nutrition micronized creatine powder (2000 g). Can I use them all at once?

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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I have ebv, can I use creatine monhydrate?

I have ebv, can I use creatine monhydrate?

Cannot see why not: Creatine monohydrate is a dietary supplement that athletes and bodybuilders use to increase high intensity exercise performance, increase strength, have fuller looking muscles, increase body mass and have faster post workout muscle recovery. Ebv produces infectious mononucleosis and other diseases but should not influence whether one ingests creatine. ...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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Can I use creatine and a fat burner (herbex) at the same time?

Can I use creatine and a fat burner (herbex) at the same time?

As long as you: Do not have any other health issues, like kidney problems, then it should be fine. ...Read more

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Hi sir im a regular gym trainer I want to use san performance creatine micronized. Can u use it? Is it safe? Is it usefull?

Who knows: Who knows if it's safe, 'cause it's never been studied. What is known is that it doesn't help anyone, so why even take the risk? Why would you put this in your body if you were interested in health and fitness enough to become a trainer? Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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Is creatine a safe product to use when training?

Is creatine a safe product to use when training?

Should be - HYDRATE: Creatine should be safe to take while training, as long as you adequately hydrate. I always recommend getting exercise supplements cleared by your physician. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me what exactly is creatine and when is the appropriate age to use it?

Can you please tell me what exactly is creatine and when is the appropriate age to use it?

See details: Creatine is naturally occurring Amino Acid made in the liver, kidneys and pancreas and stored in muscle where it is used for energy. The appropriate age to use it is after puberty, let's say age 15 or 16. One warning: watch the dosage and do not overdose this supplement. ...Read more

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Hi, is it safe for me to use creatine while on tetracycline? Will this make a dangerous interaction? Thanks

Hi, is it safe for me to use creatine while on tetracycline? Will this make a dangerous interaction? Thanks

No known interaction: Ref: from ehealthme. Com:Summary: there is no drug interactions reported by people who take Tetracycline and Creatine together yet. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Tetracycline and Creatine. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, a ...Read more

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I'm skinny & I want to know how I should workout because I've been doing it for 4 months & no results. I'm 6'1&163lbs I use protein powder & creatine?

I'm skinny & I want to know how I should workout because I've been doing it for 4 months & no results. I'm 6'1&163lbs I use protein powder & creatine?

You seem to be: Doing what is needed to bulk up a bit but some folks have fast metabolism and some also a lanky frame. Your works outs have probably given your muscles more tone and definition. The next step is to be grateful for your health and be neat, clean, nice to others, and grateful. That will create more happiness than some extra pounds. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Why does creatine use cause excessive urination?

Why does creatine use cause excessive urination?

It doesn't: Creatine can be tough on the kidneys. Don't take more than 3 grams a day and drink a liter of water per gram to soften the kidney blow. 3 l of extra water a day can cause you to pee more. ...Read more

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Does creatine kinase only rise with muscle injury?

Does creatine kinase only rise with muscle injury?

Muscle and Brain: Creatine kinase is present in skeletal muscle, heart, smooth muscle and brain and injury to any of these can cause elevation of this enzyme. ...Read more

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Does creatine kinase always increase with muscle injury?

Does creatine kinase always increase with muscle injury?

Yes?: CPK or ck is elevated in conditions of the muscles (aldolase, SGOT and ldh too). We use it as screening because it's sensitivity. It may elevate with cholesterol medicines, also with heart attacks and with rhabdomyolysis (when it is too high in the thousands may cause renal damage). After injury to large muscles ck may get elevated. ...Read more