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Creatine: Water Retention, Dehydration & Kidney Health

Creatine, The Missing Ingredient For Older People?Hopefully you’ve realised by now, creatine is not just for gym-goers. It’s an evidence-based supplement for athletes, young and old. Not only can it help with endurance (especially in the heat!) and team sports performance it can also be beneficial around rehabilitation from injury! Is there anything it can’t do!?

 

 

 

 

 

TIME POINTS

02:43 – Does creatine cause water retention?

11:16 – Should you be consuming more water?

15:05 – Creatine, dehydration and muscle cramps

19:43 – Will supplementing with creatine damage your kidneys?

28:54 – Creatine and Type 2 Diabetes

 

REFERENCES

Three Weeks of Creatine Monohydrate Supplementation Affects Dihydrotestosterone to Testosterone Ratio in College-Aged Rugby Players

Gastrointestinal distress after creatine supplementation in athletes: are side effects dose dependent?

Case study: Dietary Creatine as a Possible Novel Treatment for Crohn’s Ileitis

Creatine supplementation during pregnancy: summary of experimental studies suggesting a treatment to improve fetal and neonatal morbidity and reduce mortality in high-risk human pregnancy

 

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