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Does Continuous Strenuous Exercise Cause High Blood Creatinine

2014-11-08 01:56 continuous strenuous exercise cause high blood creatinine? Yes, a sudden and light elevation of creatinine might be associated with exercise.

How does exercise cause high creatinine?

As you know, creatinine is the by-products of muscle metabolism. When you are doing exercise, your muscle will secrete much creatine which increase the creatinine level in the blood. That’s why muscle builders have a little higher creatinine level than the general people.

Normal range of creatinine

Male: 0.6-1.2mg/dl

Female: 0.5-1.1mg/dl

People with one kidney: 1.8-1.9mg/dl

What does high creatinine mean?

Except strenuous exercise, high creatinine may also be the result of dehydration, low blood pressure, heart or liver disease or creatinine supplements, or kidney disease. Persistent creatinine always means your kidney function is loosing.

Creatinine forms in the liver and is filtered by the kidneys as a kind of waste. When your kidneys are damaged, especially the glomeruli are injured, they failure to filter excessive fluently. As a result, high creatinine occur.


If you are not sure the root cause of elevated creatinine, you can do a urine or blood test for the diagnosis. Consult your doctor to prepare a kidney function test.

Symptoms of kidney disease

If someone has kidney disease, you might experience some symptoms, such as swelling, fatigue, high blood pressure, nausea, vomiting, sleep disorder, and so on. If you are experiencing other discomforts but not sure they are the symptoms of kidney disease, you can consult our doctor online or email to We will reply you within 24 hours.

Treatment for lowering high creatinine

We treat high creatinine by Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Based on these Chinese herbs, we made some innovations, for example, Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, Foot Bath, Medicated Bath, Stem Cell Therapy, and so on.

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