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Hypogonadism And Anabolic Steroids

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iatrogenic hypogonadism from anabolic steriods

Could you comment on iatrogenic hypogonadism that follows with the use of anabolic steriods. Are there long term effects and would you be reluctant to prescribe anabolic steriods for mild weight loss if someone is eugonadal (assume the person eats...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
Yes, I would be reluctant to prescribe steroids for mild weight loss in HIV because, in my experience, the gonads do not return. In HIV negative weight lifters who abuse anabolics, it often takes 6 months for normal testicular function to return.... Read more »

Serostim vs anabolic steroids

I have been on anabolic steroids and testosterone replacement therapy for several years. It has... Read more »

Anabolic Steroids for Fatigue

Mr. Molaghan: I am HIV negative but my lover is HIV positive. His doctor has recently given him... Read more »
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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 steroids have many approved medical uses, they are abused by some athletes and others... Read more »
U.S. National Institute on Drug Abuse

Steroids (Anabolic-Androgenic)

Anabolic-androgenic steroids (AAS) are synthetically produced variants of the naturally occurring male sex hormone testosterone. "Anabolic" refers to muscle-building, and "androgenic" refers to increased male sexual characteristics. "Steroids"... Read more »
U.S. National Institute on Drug Abuse

Anabolic Steroid Abuse

Letter From the Director What Are Anabolic Steroids? What Are Steroidal Supplements? What Is the Scope of Steroid Abuse in the United States? Why Do People Abuse Anabolic Steroids? How Are Anabolic Steroids Used? What Are the Health... Read more »
AIDS Treatment News

Anabolics, Exercise, Nutrition, Supplements: New Book Available

Built to Survive , by AIDS treatment advocates Michael Mooney and Nelson Vergel, covering anabolic steroids, exercise, nutrition, and popular supplements (especially for preventing or treating HIV-related wasting), was published February 2000.... Read more »
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Steroids for Bodybuilding

Posted by Chico, 4 Replies
I have recently started on my hiv treatment and want to know if i can continue to take Winstrol Depot the steroid for my body building.

I am fit and healthy but don't want the steroid to affect my resistance. Any body builders or Doc's help me out... Read more »

Holstein

Posted by Anonymous
Has anyone ever heard of or used Halostein, which is apparently, from what I gather, another anabolic steroid?
thanks

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Looking for Anabolics since I have HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I live in Long beach ca. I cannot find a doctor to prescribe Nandrolone Decanoate and testostreone. I am undetectable and cd4 500+.
Please advise.

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Steroids

Posted by Anonymous
Hi,
Could anybody give me some information about cycles of steroids. I would like to put on weight, and I think this is the only way.
Thanks

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