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Doctor insights on: Twinlab Creatine Nitrate3 Fuel

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Does GNC pro performance 100% whey protein contain creatine?

Does GNC pro performance 100% whey protein contain creatine?

No: It contains a whey protein blend and some additional ingredients mainly for flavor and preservation. Creatine is a separate supplement. ...Read more

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Including essential Amino acids supplement (BCAA) would affect gout? Is Whey Protein supplements & glutamine supplement safe for gout users?

Including essential Amino acids supplement (BCAA) would affect gout? 
Is Whey Protein supplements & glutamine supplement  safe for gout users?

None will effect gou: Gout is related to URIC ACID and PURINES, not amino acids or protein supplements. BUT, since everything you mention is a complete waste of money, why bother to ask? There are meds used to control gout in different ways. Low dose aspirin and thiazide diuretics tend to raise uric acid levels. Alcohol, especially in large amounts, often causes attacks. Low purine diets are slightly effective. ...Read more

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When should someone consume creatine monohydrate & whey protein?

When should someone consume creatine monohydrate & whey protein?

Protein shake: Usually after the workout. Be sure to follow the instructions carefully for the creatine. Don't overdo it and drink plenty of water. ...Read more

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Amino fuel anabolic liquid (amino acids ) is it safe ?

Amino fuel anabolic liquid (amino acids ) is it safe ?

"Amino fuel": It might be generally safe, but it has 10 grams of sugar in each serving and also uses Cyanocobalamin for the b12. Routinely using anything over 5 grams of sugar in a serving causes a sugar spike and increased Insulin response -- possibly leading to Insulin resistance which you do not want. Also, methylcobalamin is much preferable over Cyanocobalamin for the b12. ...Read more

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Is it bad to take sports supplements with diabetes? Currently consuming protein/creatine shake, sd matrix, fat burners, fish oils vitamin C tablets?

Since all that: Junk is a waste of money, doesn't do anything positive for you except spend your money, why do it? Besides, you don't know what's in any of that stuff, what harm it could possibly do to you, how it could interact negatively with medication or other supplements, etc. Save your money and use it on monitoring strips, healthy food, valid medication, etc. That can help you live better and longer. ...Read more

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I was wondering is decacor creatine better than cell tech hardcore gainer creatine ?

I was wondering is decacor creatine better than cell tech hardcore gainer creatine ?

Creatine: creatine is creatine. There are many adds out there about various forms of creatine. I am not aware of one being better than the other. Also there is much hype about the benefits of creatine. Indeed it has been shown in some studies to increase muscle mass but in others it has no effect. Demand to see these scientific articles that these adds tout before paying so much money. ...Read more

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Hepa b carrier.Taking viread, (tenofovir) hbv-dna 43iu/ml feb 2013. Ok to take creatine bcaa glutamine whey protein for bodybuilding? And garcinia gambogia? Thank

Hepa b carrier.Taking viread, (tenofovir) hbv-dna 43iu/ml feb 2013. Ok to take creatine bcaa glutamine whey protein for bodybuilding? And garcinia gambogia? Thank

Treating Hepatitis B: The answer to this question lies with the doctor who is prescribing you viread (tenofovir). Viread (tenofovir) can be very hard on one's kidneys. If there is any worry about your kidneys then this creatine is probably not a wise decision. ...Read more

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Hi is is ok if I use dymatize elite recoup contains bcaas, L-glutamine and citrulline malate http://www.Dolphinfitness.Co.Uk/en/dymatize-elite-recoup?

Hi is is ok if I use dymatize elite recoup  contains bcaas, L-glutamine and citrulline malate http://www.Dolphinfitness.Co.Uk/en/dymatize-elite-recoup?

Protein drink: It looks like you're on some asthma inhalers, but i don't know what your medical conditions might be. I see nothing in this protein drink which would conflict with use of inhalers http://tinyurl.Com/lspp8gt -- but you need to check with your own physician who knows you better than online physicians like us on healthtap. The product ingredients as listed should be safe for most healthy people. ...Read more

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Does designer whey protein contain steriods?

Does designer whey protein contain steriods?

No.: No. It would also be illegal to add a controlled substance (class-3) to whey. Felony convictions! ...Read more

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Do preworkout supplements and creatine supplements cause a spike in insulin?

Do preworkout supplements and creatine supplements cause a spike in insulin?

Supplements insulin: Supplements are never studied properly to assure you that they do what they say they do and test if they do more harm.than good. Unless you need to spend money on junk that does not work and may be harmful avoid all supplements. The life you save may be your own. ...Read more

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Is protein and creatine safe ?

Protein , creatine: Our concern is the long term effects of these substances. They are not what yhey are cracked up to be in the popular press. ...Read more

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I was wondering is aspartame in matrix whey protein or matrix anabolic protein?

I was wondering is aspartame in matrix whey protein or matrix anabolic protein?

Probably not: Probably not, but since there are numerous products on the market, you will need to look at the ingredient list for the product in question, and it should be listed (or not listed) there. ...Read more

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Hello, Is it safe to consume a whey protein which contains 2.5 g of Creatine Monohydrate per serve ?

Hello, Is it safe to consume a whey protein which contains 2.5 g of Creatine Monohydrate per serve ?

Probably : The answer depends on your weight. It is safe taken in a daily dose of 0.03 grams per kilogram per day, meaning a person weighing 180 lb (82 kg) can safely take a daily dose of 2.5 grams per day. That's one serving of your whey protein supplement. ...Read more

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What supplements would lower creatine kinase levels. ?

What supplements would lower creatine kinase levels.

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None: No supplements will lower creatine kinase which signifies potential muscle breakdown when elevated. In past, we tested CK when we suspected a heart attack. Levels can also be elevated when muscles are damaged (rare condition = rhabdomyolysis). Check out http://labtestsonline.org/understanding/analytes/ck/tab/test/ & http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/test-catalog/Clinical+and+Interpretive/8336 ...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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What can effect creatine levels?

What can effect creatine levels?

Renal disease: The commonest cause of persistent elevation of serum creatinine is renal failure. Dehydration and drug toxicity are other common causes. See this site for additional information. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003475.htm. ...Read more

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Is a creatine level of 1.15 high?

Is a creatine level of 1.15 high?

No: At your age, this is something i would watch, but it could be caused by you not drinking enough water before getting your blood drawn. If everything else looked good on your labs, then make sure you drink a glass or two of water before going to the lab next time and see if it goes down. ...Read more

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How can I lower my creatine level?

How can I lower my creatine level?

Lots of water: If high cr is due to intrinsic kidney disease, there is no way to realistically change it and no benefit to trying. Creatinine is not the problem, the broken kidney is the problem. If you lose a lot of muscle mass your creatinine will drop and you may drink a lot of water but these do not fix the kidney. ...Read more

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Can creatine give bulk to the body?

Only with exercise: Research suggests that taking creatine before weight-lifting may improve muscle mass, but taking it without doing body building is unlikely to have any effect. See http://www.Umm.Edu/altmed/articles/creatine-000297.Htm. ...Read more

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How much creatine is healthy for you?

How much creatine is healthy for you?

Controversial!: Talk to your md before taking creatine or creatine supplements . Creatine use in high school and college athletes( esp. Football and track )has increased tremendously in the past 15 -20 years.Some studies suggest increase performance w/ creatine use in short, " burst" type activities such as sprinting.They are" legal" by ncaa ; but cannot be dispensed by the college.Side effects?Cramping/wt. Gain. ...Read more

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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 creatine safe for a middle aged man?

Yes: Contrary to the stories, there are no clinical studies showing creatine is harmful. If it was, the fda would be all over it like they were with ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate). Creatine has been used for 20 years. ...Read more

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How much does creatine improve lifting?

Creatine: There have been studies showin increased muscle mass and strength with creatine. In doses of greater thatn 3 grams per day significant side effects have been described. Do not take more than this. Also creatine is brocken down to formaldehyde the same stuff used to embalm a body. Nobody knows what long term usage does. ...Read more

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What time should I take creatine powder?

What time should I take creatine powder?

Not known: Check company brochure & recommendation. Talk to your PCP and know your health before using it. 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 regularly as recommended by your doctor. ...Read more

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