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Creatine Stops Stress Reaction To Coffee

Discussion in 'Ask For Help or Advice' started by Joeyd, Jun 1, 2018.

  1. Joeyd

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    I've been experimenting with creatine recently with great results. I no longer need to rush to the toilet after a coffee, there's no longer a crazy histamine/Serotonin/Adrenaline reaction.

    I would highly recommend it for anyone having stress reactions to coffee.
     
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    From reading Peat I thought the coffee jitters were from losing blood sugar spiking cortisol and adrenaline. He recommends adding sugar for this which seeems to work brilliantly. I wonder how creatinine fits into this blood sugar equation and would it be beneficial without coffee.
     
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    Joeyd

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    Yes good question, it would be interesting to hear if anyone else with coffee stress reactions has tried creatine.
     
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    could have something to do with the creatine/taurine ratio that's different when under stress and when not. read somewhere here that creatine/taurine ratio is a marker for stress. I can't take taurine... tried it. Creatine I did fairly well on I guess...
    Creatine allegedly also has some effects on gut barrier.
     
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    Good or bad effects on gut barrier?
     
  6. LegendeLic

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    mostly good according to what I've seen in the studies. just hit google "creatine gut barrier". I havent looked at them in detail though. Don't have that much time atm otherwise I would have listed the better ones here sry.
     
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    Wow, just tried this by taking a couple of teaspoons of creatine with my morning cup. Both coffee an taurine tend to make me feel weirdly spaced out in a stressful way, especially if taken on an empty stomach. Whether coincidence or not, none of that happened now.
     
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    Joeyd

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    Haha great. Glad to hear it worked for you too. You'll have to test again at some point
     
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    never heard of the creatine to taurine ratio. but everytime i tried taurine, i got very negative effects fron it like anxiety and heart pounding (the opposite of what most people report). and maybe thats the reason the two times i tried creatine it had a positive effect on me. but i am only speculating :)
     
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    Joeyd

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    I personally get symptoms of increased nitric oxide/ estrogen from Taurine
     
  11. michael94

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    Im trying to get my sister off taking a pre workout because I think the popular ones raise nitric oxide a lot? Like C-4? Thats the one she usuaully gets from Costco.

    Ive never bought creatine before so which "brand" is a good option if we live in Kalifornia.

     
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    Joeyd

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    Go for one called creapure. You can buy it from vitacost I think. It's the best one, made in Germany so top top quality
     
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    Vielen Dank
     
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    what would explain it ?? what is creatine raising/lowering ?
     
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