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Creatine is a nitrogen-rich acid which helps supply energy to muscles. It is sometimes used by athletes to help gain muscle mass, but there are many known side effects, including allergic reactions, digestive disorders, negative impacts on the liver, problems for those with diabetes.

Dr. Shapiro believes that use of creatine contributes to hair loss. See complete list of recommended tests.

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