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Iga nephritis and anabolic steroids, will anabolic steroids make my condition worse, my kidney specialist said it shouldn't, just want a second opinio?

Iga nephritis and anabolic steroids, will anabolic steroids make my condition worse, my kidney specialist said it shouldn't, just want a second opinio?

I agree: We have no western physiological reason to believe it would make it worse but if one has IgA nephritis one needs to be taking care of one's health in general. I don't know if taking Anabolic steroids fits. In chinese medicine Anabolic steroids have "kidney yang" energy and since nephritis reflects to much yang in the kidneys one would be adding fire to fire. Not generally recommended. ...Read more

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What is anabolic steroid?

What is anabolic steroid?

A male: Sex hormone like testosterone and it's equivalents that works to build muscle and tissue -- anabolism. ...Read more

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Could I explode on anabolic steroid?

Could I explode on anabolic steroid?

Yes: If by 'explode', you mean 'do something impulsively that you will regret horribly, terribly, for the rest of your life. It happens all too often. Please opt for natural bodybuilding -- most women prefer it, and it's legal and not cheating. ...Read more

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Should I take a legal anabolic steroid?

Should I take a legal anabolic steroid?

Legal steroids?: The strength is not important, as increasing doses make the weaker stronger. The problem is using Anabolic steroids for non-medical bodybuilding or weight gain. This class has serious emotional and physical side effects and should be used for medical problems under strict medical supervision. ...Read more

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What sort of problem is anabolic steroid usage?

What sort of problem is anabolic steroid usage?

Anabolic steroids: First of all, it is now a significant legal problem. It is against the law. There are also health risks with serious adverse effects on mental function (a tendency towards anger or rage or aggression) and on the liver. Anabolic steroids are not a good idea unless you have a bone marrow problem or weight loss from cancer. ...Read more

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Help please! Is asteroid just an anabolic steroid?

Help please! Is asteroid just an anabolic steroid?

An asteroid: Is a small planet. It may also be the name of an anabolic or supplement or some other garbage -- if so, it's a waste of money and potentially dangerous just like all the other similar products and should be avoided like the plague. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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Why are anabolic steroids banned?

Why are anabolic steroids banned?

Because of abuses: One of the public forces that drove govt to "ban" Anabolic steroids was high-profile athletes, some of who 'professed' never to have used them, were proven to be 'guilty'. Soit was 'secret', 'illicit' +not above board. Much use was 'amateur' and not managed by competent physicians. Doctors in general were either negative, uninformed of legitimate usage, or both. The media had a profit heyday. ...Read more

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Is tribulus terrestris an anabolic steroid?

No: It is an herbal supplement that has been around for years, claiming to "naturally increase testosterone". However, clinical studies have failed to support this claim. Like most supplements, it has no proven studies that it does anything positive for you. Don't waste your money. ...Read more

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Are anabolic steroids safe?

Are anabolic steroids safe?

No: The list negative effects is long, including both short and long-term effects. The short list is aggression, manic episodes, acne, alopecia, increased risk of tendon tears, liver dysfunction, liver cancer, hypogonadism, decreased sperm count and mobility, gynecomastia, increased risk of prostate cancer, hypertension, cardiac hypertrophy, and case reports of sudden death. Those are the highlights. ...Read more

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How do anabolic steroids work?

How do anabolic steroids work?

Long or short answer: Short answer is that Anabolic steroids cause growth (as opposed to androgenic steroids that make you masculine or corticosteroids & mineralocorticoids which do neither but are still important in our health). Long answer is that testosterone affects receptors inside cell, stimulating replication (growth). Check out www. Sportsci. Org/encyc/anabster/anabster. Html. ...Read more

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How do people get anabolic steroids?

Illegally: Anabolic steroids, except for very rare cases, have no accepted medical use. The vast majority of people using Anabolic steroids are doing so illegally. You can get them the same way you get other illegal drugs, from drug dealers. ...Read more

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Is it okay to use anabolic steroids?

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 worst. You may do something impulsively that you regret horribly for the rest of your life. Tapering may cause depression bad enough to land you in the mental ward. Your balls shrink. Most women prefer a naturally fit man and can tell you aren't. ...Read more

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What's so bad about anabolic steroids?

Serious effects: Anabolic steroids can cause many adverse effects.
Elevated blood pressure
harmful changes in cholesterol levels
increase the risk of cardiovascular disease increase risk of coronary artery disease
liver damage. ...Read more

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C4 extreme. Is it an anabolic steroid?

No it is not. ..: But that does not mean it is safe for you to use. It contains several stimulants that are unregulated and unapproved by the fda, that have been blamed for serious side effects and even deaths in users.
Creatine, though not a steroid, can still be unsafe if taken improperly. ...Read more

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Do anabolic steroids make you agressive?

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, and every guy I know who's tried steroids has regretted experimenting. I'd urge you not to, but it's your decision. Most women prefer a naturally-fit man, and using steroids is mostly illegal, is cheating, and shrinks your testicles. No thanks. ...Read more

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Help please, what are anabolic steroids?

They are hormones: Derived from cholesterol, that are related to testosterone, which is the naturally occurring one (as is andostenedione). They are either semisynthetic (chemically related to testosterone) or fully synthetic. They increase metabolism and muscle mass, which is their natural function in men, and cause sexual maturation. In excessive doses, they are very toxic, which is one reason they are banned. ...Read more

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Could I gain weight with anabolic steroids?

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 worth it? ...Read more

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Can you tell me how anabolic steroids work?

Can you tell me how anabolic steroids work?

Same as testosterone: The body produces testosterone and similar steroids during puberty in men to increase muscle mass, hasten sexual maturation of both the anatomy (penile and testicular enlargement, sperm production) and sexual desire. Synthetic Anabolic steroids do essentially the same thing but can be far more potent. They also increase prostate cancer, depression, psychosis, heart trouble and other nasty stuff. ...Read more

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Someone I know wants to use anabolic steroids?

Bad idea: Anabolic steroids have lots and lots of nasty effects, including causing psychotic reactions, testicular atrophy, infertility, and heart disease. If you have any influence over this "someone, " tell them it's not worth it. In professional and even semi-professional sports, they are testing for it everywhere. Whatever improvement in muscle strength, bulk etc. Can be achieved by good diet;exercise. ...Read more

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Can anabolic steroids cause allergic reactions?

Yes it can: All medication can cause allergic reaction, but usually is not very common. ...Read more

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Is androstenedione an illegal anabolic steroid?

Is androstenedione an illegal anabolic steroid?

Yes: The international olympic committee banned androstenedione in 1997 and placed it under the category of androgenic-anabolic steroids. On april 11, 2004, the United States food and drug administration banned the sale of androstenedione, citing that the drug poses significant health risks commonly associated with steroids. (info from wikipedia). ...Read more

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Can you tell me how can anabolic steroids work?

They are hormones: That are similar to hormones the body makes to help increase muscle strength and growth, mainly testosterone and its derivatives. Boys and girls produce about the same amount of these until puberty, when it markedly increases in boys, which is why they have different kinds of muscle development. Synthetic steroids do the same thing, just more so. They also have major toxicity and dangers to health. ...Read more

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How do anabolic steroids affect your personality?

How do anabolic steroids affect your personality?

Steroids: Personality, behavioral changes with steroid use include aggressiveness, increase in anger and irritability, increased appetites for food, stimulants, and sex, all the way to psychosis, total loss of reality. Get help before you severely damage your body, cancers of the brain, liver, or damage your family, your relationships, or you occupation! ...Read more

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Is there a safe alternative to anabolic steroids?

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 your workouts. Any of those supplements that mimic the effects of steroids (remember androstenedione) potentially come with the same short and long term side effects. But nothing substitutes for hard work. ...Read more

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Hello sir I want to know about anabolic steroids?

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 to do something impulsively that you'll regret horribly; the depression after can land you in the mental ward. Most women prefer a naturally fit man and can tell -- and not just from your shrunken testicles. Please be careful, man, and choose wisely. ...Read more

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What kind of anabolic steroids is not very strong?

Steroids?: The strength is not important, as increasing doses make the weaker stronger. The problem is using Anabolic steroids for non-medical bodybuilding or weight gain. This class has serious emotional and physical side effects and should be used for medical problems under strict medical supervision. ...Read more

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What are the different kinds of anabolic steroids?

See below: Anabolic steroids, technically known as anabolic-androgenic steroids (aas), are drugs that have similar effects to testosterone in the body. There are four common forms in which Anabolic steroids are administered: oral pills, injectable steroids, creams/gels for topical application, and skin patches.
Methyltestosterone and Fluoxymesterone as well as testosterone are examples. ...Read more

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Are anabolic steroids worth taking for fast results?

Are anabolic steroids worth taking for fast results?

I say No: I've been around gyms for decades and every ordinary lift-for-fitness guy I know who's tried them has been sorry. The aggression may cause you to do something on impulse that you'll regret forever. The depression after can land you in the mental ward. Most women prefer a naturally-fit man and can tell -- and not just from your shrunken testicles or puffed nipples. Go for "natural". ...Read more

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How do anabolic steroids affect men and their health?

Proceed carefully: The use of Anabolic steroids is oftentimes controversial. They certain can build muscle mass. However they need to be used judiciously as they can cause side-effects including Acne, Personality changes and Liver damage. ...Read more

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Is there a best time of day to take anabolic steroids?

Dangerous & illegal: Are you kidding me. Unless they have been prescribed by a doctor for one of the few genuine medical uses, Anabolic steroids are illegal because they are extremely dangerous. If you are using them illegally, they are always illegal and dangerous, no matter the time of day. ...Read more

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