|Why my son's level of CPK were so high?
Mar 17, 2013
My son is 20 years old he did P90X for 2 nights after about a year(last time he did it)his levels of CPK where over 164,000, he started to pee dark, he was hospitalize for a week, with solution through IV. None of the doctors had seen such a high level. The levels went to normal after 3 weeks. Any idea why so high any suggestion what to check on him for his future, he wants to do exercises but we are afraid.
| Response from Mr. Vergel
He obviously over did it, but even taking that into consideration his CPK is way high. Is he on medications that can induce a high increase in CPK added to the increase caused by exercise? Did he take a supplement that may have dehydrated him?
I am sure the docs told him to stop working out until his CPK comes down to normal levels. After he achieves that, he should not over-do it again, but work out sessions of no more than 1 hour 3-4 times a week while keeping very well hydrated.
If he is HIV+, some meds may also induce high CPK:
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