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Hiv Aids And Anabolic Steroids

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anabolic steroids and hiv

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...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...download the e-book version at the bottom of this page:http://facialwasting.org/resources.htmMy biggest concerns about people using anabolic steroids without a doctor's order and monitoring are:1- High red blood cells/hematocrit- Anabolics... Read more »

HepB/HIV and anabolic steroids

I am 30 years old, professional model and athlete. I was diagnosed with HIV 5 years ago and HepB... Read more »

steroids/immune function

I have recently asked my doctor if would be safe to try anabolic steroids to help me pu on weight.... Read more »
Articles
U.S. National Institute on Drug Abuse

Steroids (Anabolic-Androgenic)

...clinical, and anecdotal reports suggest that steroids may contribute to psychiatric dysfunction. Research shows that abuse of anabolic steroids may lead to aggression and other adverse effects. 1 For example, although many users report feeling... Read more »
U.S. National Institute on Drug Abuse

Community Drug Alert Bulletin

...Dear Colleague; Since the 1950s, some athletes have taken anabolic steroids to build musclesand boost their athletic performance. Increasingly, other segments of thepopulation have also been taking these Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Anabolic Steroids: A Practical Guide

...in men, may virilize women. * Many of the above dosages are not based on clinical data. Any individual considering using anabolic steriods should consult their physician. "Anabolic" characteristics are desirable for wasting therapy because... Read more »
U.S. National Institutes of Health

Questions and Answers About Anabolic Steroids

... What Are They? Anabolic steroids are drugs derived from the male hormone testosterone. They promote muscle growth and increase lean body mass. Although anabolic Read more »
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are you Canadian and have HIV/AIDS?

Posted by Anonymous
...example: did you know that benefits, coverage, and attitudes on treatment vary radically from province to province? Take the use anabolic steroids in the treatment of HIV. Pretty easy to get if you are living in B.C. Damn near mission... Read more »

are you Canadian and have HIV/AIDS?

Posted by Scott_W
...example: did you know that benefits, coverage, and attitudes on treatment vary radically from province to province? Take the use anabolic steroids in the treatment of HIV. Pretty easy to get if you are living in B.C. Damn near mission... Read more »

Wasting---help me

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I'm sorry to come on board, but I need help. My husband is wasting away. He's newly on meds, but not gaining. It seems as though his buttcheeks are completely gone. I don't know what to do. I'm afraid. He's down to 120 and losing despite putting... Read more »

Workplace issues and HIV/AIDS

Posted by ScotCharles
...http://www.thebody.com/workplace.html Check out this link for workplace issues with HIV/AIDS. It is very thorough. Read more »