creatine

  1. Will Brink

    Creatine as Cancer Fighter

    Yet another potential benefit of creatine is that of an essential immune support supplement via energy for antitumor immunity. While this is a mouse model, there’s no reason to think it does not apply to humans as the cellular mechanisms are essential the same: “...our results have identified...
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    For those taking creatine

    How many days before blood work stop taking it so it doesn’t mess with creatinine results? I haven’t used creatine for years. Will give it a go again but my creatinine is usually on the higher side (very muscular) so don’t wanna mess with creatinine results
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    New supplement stack awoke the beast... or coincidence

    I gave the first try out to a new supplement stack, which apart from creatine which I take every day, contains things I have either taken sporadically or not at all. Each was selected for it's own supposed benefits, and I thought of making up a single bottle with the following and about 500ml...
  4. Will Brink

    Creatine Supplementation Improves Aging Muscle, Bone and Inflammation

    Hot off the presses, a great review on more general health/anti aging benefits of creatine as it applies directly to aging: Review Effectiveness of Creatine Supplementation on Aging Muscle and Bone: Focus on Falls Prevention and Inflammation J. Clin. Med. 2019, 8(4), 488; doi...
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    bang energy drink

    I should probably start with hello. I am new to this forum and have found a lot of the information here as first rate. I was wondering if anyone has drank bang energy drinks. I have been drinking for a few months and I am hooked. It seems like not a lot of people are aware it exists. I find it...
  6. Nelson Vergel

    Can Creatine Supplementation Increase Hematocrit ?

    My hematocrit has been stable for many years at around 50. I started using creatine 5 grams per 2 months ago. I started having headaches, itchiness and fatigue two weeks ago. I decided to check my hematocrit and it had gone up to 55. Got a therapeutic phlebotomy today. My hypothesis is...
  7. Nelson Vergel

    Collection Of 250+ Studies: Supplements, Vitamins, Bioavailability, Micronutrients

    1 Arginine (6 articles) 2 Beta-alanine (10 articles) 3 Coenzyme Q10 (5 articles) 4 Caffeine (24 articles) 4.1 Performance and sports 4.2 Long-term effects, tolerance and withdrawal 4.3 Cognitive function 4.4 Sleep 4.5 Energy expenditure 5 Creatine (31 articles) 5.1 Testosterone and DHT 5.2...
  8. Will Brink

    Creatine: Everything You Need To Know

    Well almost everything. These are the most common Qs I get, and I have done an extensive FAQ on creatine for readers to cut through the often confusing BS on this supplement: What does creatine do? In a nutshell, creatine works to help generate cellular energy. When ATP loses a phosphate...
  9. Will Brink

    Creatine Contraindications

    Below is a side bar from a lengthy article I wrote on the recent studies covering the many potential benefits of creatine. This short side bar covers the possible contraindications of creatine Are there any contraindications Of Creatine Monohydrate? Hundreds of studies to date have shown that...
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    Creatine and water retention

    So ten years ago when I was in my early twenties, there were a few times i took creatine but stopped taking because someone told me it's very bad for the body or "thins your blood". I loved the feeling it would give me while working out(especially when taking one I had bought from Germany on...
  11. Nelson Vergel

    Webinar: Will Brink Speaks About Creatine, Whey and Bomb Proof Coffee

    Will Brink speaks about creatine, whey and bomb proof coffee. His website is BrinkZone.com
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    Creatine and Protein Shake while on Testosterone

    He Everyone, I have started my testosterone therapy about 6 weeks ago and I currently weigh 260 pounds. Thus, I have started working out 4 - 5 days a week since week 3. I was wondering if it is acceptable to take Creatine and Protein shake while on testosterone replacement therapy? My goal is...
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    Does creatine increase DHT?

    Any truth to the rumour that creatine increases DHT? My son wants to take creatine but his hair has started to thin and recede? He is in his early 20's. Not sure what to tell him.
  14. Nelson Vergel

    Taking creatine after a work out is more effective than taking it before

    [h=2]The effects of pre versus post workout supplementation of creatine monohydrate on body composition and strength.[/b][h=3]Authors[/b]Antonio J, et al.[h=3]Journal[/b]J Int Soc Sports Nutr. 2013 Aug 6;10(1):36. [Epub ahead of print] [h=3]Affiliation[/b] [h=3]Abstract[/b] BACKGROUND: Chronic...
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