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Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 31 years experience
Long or short answer: Short answer is that Anabolic steroids cause growth (as opposed to androgenic steroids that make you masculine or corticosteroids & mineralocorticoids... Read More

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harry Dollahite
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Significant risks: You've heard of anabolic steroids. Those are the steroids people abuse in sports, and performance enhancement. You certainly will bulk up, run faster,... Read More
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
I'd urge you not to: I've been around gyms for decades. Among the ordinary fitness-guys that I know who've tried them, all have said they were sorry. The emotions are the ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Purchase
Orthopedic Surgery 24 years experience
Illegally: Anabolic steroids, except for very rare cases, have no accepted medical use. The vast majority of people using Anabolic steroids are doing so illegall... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 28 years experience
Serious effects: Anabolic steroids can cause many adverse effects. Elevated blood pressure harmful changes in cholesterol levels increase the risk of cardiovascular... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
A Verified Doctoranswered
Addiction Medicine 50 years experience
They are hormones: derived from cholesterol, that are related to testosterone, which is the naturally occurring one (as is andostenedione). They are either semisynthetic... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Often: Quite a few gym guys who've tried anabolic steroids have reported being troubled by their own behavioral changes. I've been around fitness for decades... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Rheumatology 53 years experience
Yes, but............: And you will also increase your risk of cardiac disease, testicular atrophy and impotence and baldness and certain cancers. You think the trade-off is... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Addiction Medicine 50 years experience
Bad idea: Anabolic steroids have lots and lots of nasty effects, including causing psychotic reactions, testicular atrophy, infertility, and heart disease. If ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Purchase
Orthopedic Surgery 24 years experience
Hard work: Anabolic steroids have short-term and long-term side effects. There are many supplements that are supposed to increase the gains that you realize from... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
What's to know?: I've been around gyms for decades, and every ordinary fitness-guy that I know who's tried them would urge others not to. The aggression can cause you ... Read More
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