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How do anabolic steroids work?
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Dr. Alvin Lin
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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