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Is creatine HCl good or dangerous?

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Dr. David Trettin
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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