Dear J. Hawkins,
As you develop more muscle in the body, more creatinine is released on a daily basis. Your creatinine may be elevated but as long as it reaches a steady state, and your not having any acid-base problems, this generally is not a problem. It might be a good idea to establish a baseline level of renal function, and consult your doctor, then if your creatinine rises after weight training this would be expected.
High creatinine itself is not a going to cause you a problem, it is a value that is followed to estimate renal function. If the creatinine ever doubles or triples, I think this is a situation that needs immediate medical attention. It wouldn
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