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  1. Nelson Vergel

    Estradiol blunts muscle damage induced by exercise

    The influence of estradiol on muscle damage and leg strength after intense eccentric exercise. Minahan C, et al. Eur J Appl Physiol. 2015. Abstract PURPOSE: To examine the influence of estradiol on muscle damage and leg strength after intense eccentric exercise. METHODS: Eight men...
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    Muscle Damage From Statins May Evade Blood Test

    Statin users with prolonged statin-related muscle pain may also experience muscle damage, even when a blood test used to identify muscle injury is normal, new research shows. Studies suggest that between 10% and 15% of patients who take cholesterol-lowering statin drugs like Crestor, Lipitor...
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    Do you know your CPK level? It can alert you about potential muscle and tendon tears

    CPK (or CK) is creatine phosphokinase, an enzyme found mainly in the heart, brain, and skeletal muscle. It is tested by taking a blood sample. High CPK can indicate muscle destruction, heart attacks, central nervous system issues, and others. Long term exposure of high CPK can load up your...
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