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Last Updated: 02 May 2022

Creatine is a manmade form of a chemical that is normally found in the body. Most creatine in the human body is stored in the muscle mass. Creatine gives energy for muscle mass tightening and is included in muscular tissue development. Creatine has been used in natural medicine as a possibly reliable aid for improving athletic performance, and for enhancing muscle toughness in people with cardiac arrest, muscular dystrophy, and McArdle's disease. Creatine has been used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, or Lou Gehrig's disease. It is not certain whether creatine is effective in treating any medical condition. Creatine is typically sold as a natural supplement. There have been instances where herbal/health supplements have been offered which were infected with poisonous metals or other drugs. Creatine might not be as efficient in improving stamina or structure muscle mass in people over 60 years of ages. It is not understood whether creatine will damage an expected child. Creatine might pass into breast milk and might harm a nursing baby. Do not provide any herbal/health supplement to a child without clinical suggestions. You might additionally take into consideration getting in touch with a professional that is trained in the use of herbal/health supplements. Some athletes have used a "loading technique" of taking creatine by utilizing large dosages for 2 to 5 days, adhered to by smaller sized "maintenance" dosages. Creatine may be more efficient if you take it with a meal of carbohydrates. Muscle mass tissues can only hold a particular amount of creatine. Do not use various forms of creatine at the same time without medical suggestions.

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