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Proviron New Insights

A new blogpost about an old steroid, why? I was researching compounds that influence the libido, directly or with conjunction with other compounds. Than one of my clients told me he also used Proviron with Sustanon as HRT, especially because positively influenced his sex-life and worked well with the Sustanon. Discussing it with another friend that runs a gym and prepares men and woman for contests, he also told me he liked mesteronole (Proviron) very much and used it for diverse reasons but especially in contest preparation.

Most of us know that what we eat and (ab)use influences our skin, just as certain lifestyle habits do, just think of sunbathing, smoking and drugabuse.

Bodybuilders show their, almost naked, body to the judges and public. If something is unusual, like in this case the skin texture, the bodybuilder can expect his picture all over the net and in discussion forums.

A competing bodybuilder I know for many years mailed me that he was using oxandrolone in his preparation. He heard that someone had analysed the brand he used and that it contained stanozolol instead of oxandrolone.

Depression and other Psychiatric effects after Anabolic steroid usage

The widespread public and media attention towards the long-term health effects of anabolic-androgenic steroid (AAS) usage is mostly directed on pro-bodybuilders and pro-athletes. Most AAS users, however, are not elite athletes, like those portrayed in the media, and many are not even competitive athletes at all. This larger but less visible population of ordinary AAS users began to emerge in about 1980. The senior members of this population are now entering middle age; they represent the leading wave of a new type of aging former substance abusers, with specific medical and psychiatric risks.

Over the last ten to fifteen years, sales in the global nutrition and supplements market have seen an unprecedented spike. This has encouraged a number of new players to step into the market with products that promise to be the elixir of youth, health, and vitality. According to the estimates of the Nutrition Business Journal report, the global nutrition and supplements market stood at US$96 billion as of 2012. A year later, it was approximately US$104 billion globally, industry analysts expect the nutrition supplement market to reach $175 Billion globally by 2020

The regional fat distribution in humans is clearly regulated by hormones, although genetic factors also play important roles. Not only sex steroid hormones are of importance, since adrenal corticosteroids also play a major role. This is seen clinically for example in Cushing's syndrome. In addition, peptide hormones such as insulin and growth hormone (GH) are important regulators of adipose tissue distribution, often on the basis of 'permissive' effects of the steroid hormones. In other words, steroid hormones provide a more long-term adaptation to permit the acute effects of peptide and catecholaminergic hormones.

Sexhormones influence our behavior. Everybody knows that. They influence our sexual drive, our emotions, our risk behavior and aggression (just think of your puberty). But that’s due to our increasing level of endogenous testosterone and DHT. What about exogenous (injected or oral) testosterone and analogues?

I want to discuss the mental and emotional side effects of Anabolic Androgenic Steroids (AAS) in humans and animals. Why animals? They are mostly used for scientifically studies but more important animals are increasingly doped for ergogenic means like horse and greyhound racing (and don’t forget the betting’s involved) and for animal fighting roosters and dogs, mostly pit-bulls. I just recently posted a blog-post about that.

Anabolic steroids were first developed in groups with small deviations, if scientist found the best analogue, they researched it and when their company believed it could become profitable they would market it. All anabolic steroids were just pharmaceutical drugs. There were roids for human and veterinary steroids. Also veterinary compounds for increasing muscle mass (meat) cattle.

They were used for a long time and some of them are still in use. So what’s wrong with? The answer could be short, nothing. Fact is that the global operating pharmaceutical industry is very powerful and earns very little on these compounds often with expired patents.

Prescription drug, biotechnology and medical device companies spent more than $700 million lobbying Congress and the Obama administration. They have spent millions in campaign contributions. Donations went to both Republicans and Democrats.

Every era has people that believe a certain time (mostly in their youth) was better that the present years. In case of bodybuilding, many people share the opinion that bodybuilding is getting worse and it will never be as in the “Golden Era of Bodybuilding”

In recent years, we've been bombarded with studies about the hormone oxytocin researchers have demonstrated it increases trust and helps aid in social bonding. It has even garnered a reputation as the "love hormone." But what good is it for? Despite all these findings, the hormone's medical use remains limited to obstetrics, it is used to induce labor and aid in breastfeeding.

A number of newer oxytocin studies have even reached the stage of clinical trials which test the effectiveness and safety of a substance before it can become an approved drug with promising findings.