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Creatine for Fatigue?

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So I started taking Creatine to boost my workout performance and muscle mass building, it is like someone entered the god code on life. Used to be I got tired after 3-4 sets. Now I am sitting here an hour later 12-15 sets and still not feeling tired and pushing further while gaining muscles.

This had me wondering, could this help the average joe or jane suffering from chronic fatigue and feeling tired. I use B-vitamins, caffeine, vitamin D, magnesium also, and my mental energy has been well for years with them and the Keto diet. But this....this just took the body fatigue I used to get and trashed it. I sorta expect a crash, I mean 20miles+ a day, 1-2hours resistance and weight training. I think my fitness monitor would freak out most. But  I feel great like I am alive again.


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Before trying this, may I suggest getting your thyroid checked?  I was slowing down and not feeling 100%.   My recent lab reports indicate that I am hypothyroid again.  My thyroid dosage had to be increased.  Previously, I had been on my current dosage for almost five years.  

Just a thought.  


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4 hours ago, ccrew99 said:

How long have you been doing this? And what kind of creatine( capsules, brand)?

Been doing it for a week now, I am trying doctors best and got a deal on some from Vitacost both in capsule form to avoid the crap they put in the other forms I found it available. I am actually using both one in the morning one in the afternoon. Might not work for everyone but I am seeing why many bodybuilders swear by it in the gym. I just figured if it might help people that get muscle fatigue easily with daily life. 


Diagnosed Issues
Celiac (Gluten Ataxia, and Villi Damage dia. 2014, Villi mostly healed on gluten-free diet 2017 confirmed by scope)
Ulcerative Colitis (Dia, 2017), ADHD, Bipolar, Asperger Syndrome (form of autism)
Allergies Corn, Whey
Sensitivities/Intolerances
Peanuts (resolved 2019), Cellulose Gel, Lactose, Soy, Yeast
Olives (Seems to have resolved or gone mostly away as of Jan, 2017), Sesame (Gone away as of June 2017, still slight Nausea)
Enzyme issues with digesting some foods I have to take Pancreatic Enzymes Since mine does not work right, additional food prep steps also
Low Tolerance for sugars and carbs (Glucose spikes and UC Flares)
Occupation Gluten Free Bakery, Paleo Based Chef/Food Catering

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