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Testim And Bodybuilding

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Testim and large breasts

I was just prescribed Testim and one of the side effects listed are enlarged breasts. The questions I have are :1. What percentage have this?2. How large?3. Is this permanent or temperary?...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
Gynecomastia is rare at low doses of testosterone found in the gels. If it occurs, talk to your doctor about using Nolvadex or Arimidex to block the estrogen that is formed by aromatization of testosterone in the body that causes this problem in... Read more »

bodybuilding

Hi there! My question is that can bodybuilding affect the outcome of HIV tests by delaying the... Read more »

Lipo and bodybuilding

Would bodybuilding hide the effects of lipo? I mean if you increase your muscle mass without having... Read more »
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Hormones and Body Composition

Effects of testosterone and progressive resistance training in eugonadal men with AIDS wasting (Poster, WePpB1383) Authored by C. Corcoran C. Corcoran investigated the independent effects of testosterone and progressive resistance training... Read more »
Body Positive

Warming Up to HIV and Exercise

The Basics of Fitness Resistance Training Cardiovascular Training Flexibility Training Balance Training and Mind-Body Training Other Suggestions Over and over again you have been told to exercise as a part of your plan for living with... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Pumped by AIDS Drug

Serostim, a drug used to counteract wasting in AIDS patients, has become one of the hottest sellers on New York's multimillion-dollar black market in prescription drugs. Especially popular among bodybuilders, Serostim -- one of the most expensive... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Wall Street Journal Examines Law Enforcement Officials' Efforts to Curb Black Market Sales of Serostim

The Wall Street Journal on Monday examined U.S. law enforcement officials' efforts to curb black-market sales of an AIDS medication "that has found an underground recreational use as a bodybuilding drug." Serostim, which is a growth hormone, is... Read more »
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BODYBUILDING AS A LIFE SAVER

Posted by MUSCLEMAN, 1 Reply
I AM A 40 YEARS OLD MALE WHOS BEEN SAVED BY A BODYBUILDING LIFE STILE. I LIVE IN MANHATTAN NY. GOT THE VIRUS ON 1995 AND I FIND OUT ON 1998 THAT I GOT AIDS IN SAINT VINCENTS HOSPITAL. GOT ON THE EMERGENCY ROOM WITH NEUMONIA, FIBER,, SORE THROAT AND... Read more »

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 »

hiv & working out/bodybuilding

Posted by windycitypozdude, 2 Replies
hey everyone! i have always been a "working out," active kind of guy, and always been interested in getting bigger/more muscular, etc. i shy away from the term "bodybuilding" as for me that conjures notions of drug-enhanced muscularity that is... Read more »