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Arimidex For Bodybuilding
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
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
Does taking creatine for building muscle have side effects for a hepatitis b patient (17 yrs male)?
No: But it does not have much effect on muscle either. ...Read more
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
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
Gynaecologist prescribed 75mg DHEA supplement for 3 months for infertility. Is it safe? Read about DHEA causing some cancers.
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
After taking evista (raloxifene) for 5 years for osteoperosis, breast cancer developed. Is femara the best choice now?
Is it safe for a 16-year-old taking keppra (levetiracetam) for epilepsy to take creatine monohydrate as a bodybuilding supplement?
Not recommended: It may be safe, but not enough data about this herbal supplement known. I would not recommend it. ...Read more