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Doctor insights on: Weider Creatine Capsules

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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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What r d pros n cons in taking creatine? Tnx

What r d pros n cons in taking creatine? Tnx

Creatine supplement: One 28-day study found that 20 gm/d produced statistically significant increases in strength, body weight, and fat-free mass. A summary of 31 studies of repetitive, short-duration (< 30 secs), high-intensity tasks suggest that oral creatine supplements can modestly improve performance. Adverse effects: rash, dyspnea, vomiting, diarrhea, nervousness, anxiety, fatigue, migraine, myopathy, & seizures. ...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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Is creatine harmful for teenagers? Please advise!

Is creatine harmful for teenagers? Please advise!

Read this first...: http://www.webmd.com/cancer/news/20150416/muscle-building-supplements-cancer

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What is the normal creatine level in general population?

What is the normal creatine level in general population?

0.6 to 1.2: Normal creatinine is 0.6-1,2. Body mass, pregnancy, muscle mass, age, sex and state of hydration can effect the value. A large muscular man may have a higher creatinine than a small old lady with little muscle. Weight lifters with large muscle masses can have sometimes creatinines which exceed normal levels but when renal function is measured in other ways function is normal. ...Read more

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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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My creatine is 2.2. Is this a cause for worry?

My creatine is 2.2. Is this a cause for worry?

Concern.: You should see a nephrologist for folloe up to bwe safe. That level is rising and it can signify kidney damage. A kidney doctor will monitor you and may put you on some medicines to help protect the kidneys. ...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 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