Creatine a Culprit in Oregon Compartment Syndrome Cases?

An Oregon hospital is running tests to determine if a muscle-enhancing supplement may have caused 13 members of the McMinnville High School football team to be hospitalized with severe muscle problems. Williamette Valley Medical Center spokeswoman Rosemary Davis said the players are being tested for creatine, which has been linked to compartment syndrome, a condition caused by extreme pressure on the blood vessels within a muscle compartment causing swelling and considerable pain. If not...Full Story
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