Can creatine improve mood or is this just placebo?

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    Can creatine improve mood or is this just placebo?


    It just seems since I've been taking creatine, my mood has increases, is this just all in my head?

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    You are probably happier `cuz you are able to work harder at the gym?

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    Doesn't creatine boost DHT levels cause that could have a positive impact on mood I would think
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    yea creatine is known to boost DHT by a small amount, and DHT is known as a bit of a mood booster. So it may well be affecting your moods slightly....
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    Interesting thread.

    On a sort of related note I always felt like I was in a better mood a while back when I was taking testosterone boosters. That being said, if you are doing heaving lifts it is my understanding that your testosterone levels increase. I wonder if it could be attributed to you lifting heavier weight in the gym, and subsequently producing more testosterone.

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    I really don't think the amount that it has in it will change your mood much. Such a small % it probably is just a placebo.
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