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Why bodybuilders use Clomid (clomiphene) with nolvadex for PCT?

Why bodybuilders use Clomid (clomiphene) with nolvadex for PCT?

Post "Cycle" Therapy: From what I have researched people seem to be of the belief that nolvadex is a superior anti-estrogen but clomid (clomiphene) is better at restoring testicular function so some people use both. I do not recommend any of these medications and believe old fashion exercise and natural body building without any supplemental medications is the most healthy approach! ...Read more

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How effective is anastrozole (Arimidex) for treating breast cancer?

How effective is anastrozole (Arimidex) for treating breast cancer?

Good: it is a very good drug in preventing breast cancer relapse in patients who have had their breast tumors removed. prevents estrogen stimulation in patients with estrogen receptor positive breast cancer. ...Read more

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Hgh supplements for men--safe online?

Hgh supplements for men--safe online?

Unknown: The internet is a fabulous source of misinformation and shoddy products. Supplements are unregulated to begin with and on line it is truly 'let the buyer beware" . If HGH supplies the outcome you desire, you need a reliable source and there is no way to prove that with internet products. So be cautious since you cannot personally analyze the supplements you are purchasing. ...Read more

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Who takes arimidex (anastrozole) for breast cancer?

Who takes arimidex (anastrozole) for breast cancer?

Post menopausal ER+: Women who are post-menopausal and have estrogen receptor positive breast cancer. ...Read more

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Does any male supplement work for hypogonadism?

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Does any male supplement work for hypogonadism?

No: By "supplement", i assume you're referring to an over-the-counter dietary aid, usually marketed as "natural" or "organic". Sorry, but the fda doesn't require any evidence of safety or effectiveness prior to manufacturer making miraculous claims. In fact, there are no substantiated randomized controlled studies published in peer reviewed journals documenting any benefit in hypogonadism. ...Read more

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I’m on testosterone replacement therapy. Will asking my dr for finasteride for hair loss offset any gains from supplemental testosterone?

I’m on testosterone replacement therapy.  Will asking my dr for finasteride for hair loss offset any gains from supplemental testosterone?

Not exactly: Finasteride prevents the conversion of testosterone to dht. This only occurs in certain tissues (scalp/skin ; prostate). It is thought that too much Dht causes hair loss. Using Finasteride shouldn't effect your energy level or muscle mass, however there are reports that it can effect your libido. ...Read more

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Would someone who has finished treatments for breast cancer be okay if they stopped taking arimidex (anastrozole) anestrozol?

Would someone who has finished treatments for breast cancer be okay if they stopped taking arimidex (anastrozole) anestrozol?

Still treatment: Please recognize that Arimidex (anastrozole) is a part of your treatment regimen.It is as important as your other treatments in that it can decrease the chance of the cancer returning. Speak with you oncologist if you are having unbearable side effects, they can switch you to another medication. ...Read more

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I am taking AD-3 PCT supplement for grow taller. Is it good for me? Any directons please.

I am taking AD-3 PCT supplement for grow taller. Is it good for me? Any directons please.

Supplement: Since height is genetically determined I doubt that the supplement is helpful. You would do better by getting sufficient sleep, exercise and proper diet ...Read more

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Cn femara (letrozole) taken instead of arimidex if arimidex not found?

Cn femara (letrozole) taken instead of arimidex if arimidex not found?

As your Doctor: This question is best answered by the doctor who prescribed Arimidex (anastrozole). There are many different reasons to prescribe it. I wouldn't make this kind of substitution without an OK from your prescribing doctor. Best wishes! ...Read more

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How effective is nolvadex (tamoxifen) for reducing libido in men?

How effective is nolvadex (tamoxifen) for reducing libido in men?

Unlikely to be: First, Nolvadex (tamoxifen) should not be used in men we have no studies on the possible side effects. It blocks estrogen receptors and is unlikely to affect libido in men. ...Read more

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Help please! is creatine any good for building muscle?

Help please! is creatine any good for building muscle?

Use appropriately : Creatine is naturally found in the body and is important in the process of supplying the energy for muscles to work.When used appropriately, can be helpful in refueling the muscle immediately after a work out.However, one of the side effects is drawing water into the muscle tissue and out of circulation basically causing a relative dehydration.Muscle cramping, stomach cramping and nausea can occur. ...Read more

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How do the HGH bodybuilding igf-1 HGH sprays effect u?

How do the HGH bodybuilding igf-1 HGH sprays effect u?

Deplete your wallet : Neither growth hormone nor igf can effectively be given through a spray. Even prescription growth hormone is given as an injection. ...Read more

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After taking evista (raloxifene) for 5 years for osteoperosis, breast cancer developed. Is femara the best choice now?

After taking evista (raloxifene) for 5 years for osteoperosis, breast cancer developed. Is femara the best choice now?

Depends on cancer: Stage and hormone receptor status of the cancer determine what kind of treatment is needed. If it is early stage and hormone sensitive and you are post-menopausal, Femara (letrozole) is one of the drugs that may be appropriate. ...Read more

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Is it ok for s.l.e lupus patients to take suppliments for gym workouts such as, Karbolyn xr3, stance bcaa, gluamatic

Is it ok for s.l.e lupus patients to take suppliments for gym workouts such as, Karbolyn xr3, stance bcaa, gluamatic

Not sure, I don't : think anyone knows for sure if its okay for sure. No study has been done on those supplement with SLE. I would recommend stay simple supplement with multivitamin, Vit D, B complex. At the most, protein shake for post work out. ...Read more

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Dear Doc's Does OXANDROLONE tab have harmful side effects for bodybuilders? Tnx all

Dear Doc's
Does OXANDROLONE tab have harmful side effects for bodybuilders? Tnx all

Anabolic steroid: Oxandrolone is an anabolic steroid. It is used clinically to help patients gain weight in disease states (like HIV wasting in my practice). Caution needs to be taken because it may dramatically increase liver enzymes and lipids as well.. ...Read more