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A 41-year-old male asked:

i have been training 15 years power lifter on of testosterone is there any anabolic steroid out there that won't raise ldl levels?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Good for you: Listen, Kelly. I'm really glad you're exercising. Nobody's looked scientifically at anabolic agents as used by powerlifters. I spent time, and I've not been able to find any anabolic steroid that presents no risk of raised LDL's. Since you're health-conscious, and since life's about weighing risks and benefits, I'd urge you to increase your aerobic efforts during cycles to help control lipids.

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