anabolic steroids and hiv
Dec 25, 2008
Hi from the uk nelson, I was a steroid user until august this year, doing cycles of mainly deca and sustanon. I found out 6 weeks ago that I was hiv+. can you tell me if taking steroids has compromised my immune system further, or will it affect my anti retrovirals when I start them. many thanks and happy christmas. worried sick uk
Response from Mr. Vergel
You can also download the e-book version at the bottom of this page: http://facialwasting.org/resources.htm
My biggest concerns about people using anabolic steroids without a doctor's order and monitoring are:
1- High red blood cells/hematocrit- Anabolics increase red blood cells and sometimes to the point of danger. High red blood cells can make the blood too viscous and thick for the heart to pump
2- Prostatic inflammation in some men
3- High blood pressure that may increase kidney and heart disease
4- Mood swings if not used with a background of testosterone
But anabolics can effectively and safely be used to treat wasting syndrome if a doctor knows how to monitor these variables and keep doses within reasonable levels studied in HIV
You can read more on medibolics.com also
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