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Doctor insights on: What R D Pros N Cons In Taking Creatine Tnx

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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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I started taking mhp creatine for 2 weeks..then I started experiencing palpitations..I stopped then it went..Could it be d brand that is causing dis?

I started taking mhp creatine for 2 weeks..then I started experiencing palpitations..I stopped then it went..Could it be d brand that is causing dis?

Not the brand: Creatine is likely safe when used appropriately and helps supply energy to active muscles. There is evidence that creatine use can improve athletic performance with less support for creatine increasing muscle strength. Creatine can cause palpitations in some and given your no prior history of palpitations, your experience on and off creatine, it is likely the culprit regardless of brand. ...Read more

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Taking glutamine, creatine for build muscles.One day took tablets n miss my workout.Got dark brown spots on face.Applying glycolic acid.Is it suitable?

Taking glutamine, creatine for build muscles.One day took tablets n miss my workout.Got dark brown spots on face.Applying glycolic acid.Is it suitable?

Careful: Be careful as creatinine can put you in renal failure. Brown spots could reflect organ damage and don't ignore this! see your internist former information! ...Read more

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Is Depakote a safe medicine? Im on a lot of meds,my ALT & Creatine R sometimes elevated. My Psych MD@Emory wants me try it bc I hav severe Bipolar D/O

Is Depakote a safe medicine? Im on a lot of meds,my ALT & Creatine R sometimes elevated. My Psych MD@Emory wants me try it bc I hav severe Bipolar D/O

Depends.: Your psychiatrist is the best person to determine what medications to use given your physical condition and what is safe to use. All medications have side-effects and I believe your psychiatrist is on top of monitoring your ability to tolerate them by taking lab tests. I can tell you from experience that this medication has been effective in Bipolar Disorder. ...Read more

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Wotz d opinion about using creatine? M 23yrs old

Wotz d opinion about using creatine? M 23yrs old

Good choice: Not everyone agrees but from my reading, creatine seems a good idea for a guy who wants to build up his muscle mass to get bigger faster. It's much more likely to work than "natural vitamin supplements". It is legal & seems save & won't leave you grotesque like anabolic steroids. It won't get you ripped / lean & it's not clear whether the muscle will be as strong as the same mass built without. ...Read more

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I started taking creatine, is this harmful?

I started taking creatine, is this harmful?

It's safe: Creatine is generally a safe supplement. Do not use more than is recommended and not in place of a healthy diet. ...Read more

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For how long can I keep taking creatine powder .

For how long can I keep taking creatine powder .

Creatine: Depends on the type of training u r doing along with it. I would not advise regular use beyond 8 weeks, and be careful if u have kidney impairment. ...Read more