Last Updated on Feb 18, 2016

How does Anabolic-Androgenic Steroids (AAS) work?

Anabolic-Androgenic Steroids or AAS usage directly increases the level of steroids in the blood by bypassing the natural anabolic steroids synthesis pathway.

This increase does not cause any change in chemical reactions but magnifies the already present functions of AAS.

Cholesterol

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pregnenolone

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17-hydroxypregnenolone

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dehydroepiandrosterone

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androstenediol

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testosterone

(Testosterone synthesis pathway)

Anabolic functions include increased virility, vitality, muscle strength and body mass while the androgenic functions of these drugs include the usual male traits such as deep voice body and facial hair.

AAS are laboratory-synthesized in a way that would enhance their anabolic abilities while suppressing their androgenic properties as far as possible. However the drugs are not as ‘pure’ as they are required to be and even the ‘purest’ form of these anabolic steroids have side effects.

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dontdodrugs Tuesday, June 20, 2017

DON'T KILL YOUR SPERM

DanielMack Friday, April 24, 2015

Very informative article! Steroids offer various and significant benefits in the world of medicine. The drugs most notably serve as part of effective treatments for not just cancer and other muscle deteriorating diseases, but also help treat Alzheimer’s disease, hormonal disorders, asthma, kidney problems, Bell’s palsy and facial paralysis.

baloch Thursday, December 13, 2012

i am a 26 year old male and i suffer from an unrecognized disease which caused a serious gait disorder and my flesh is reducing day by day from my legs can you please help me with some information regarding anabolic steroids which one to use and how to use thankyou

AkshaySaxena Friday, November 2, 2012

Does any one know which doctor 2 go 2 if one wishes 2 consult for anabolic steroid use? I mean endocrinologist or pysician or what? I live near delhi. Any advise. I am fully awar of side affects of steroids. So please dont advise on that.

prema Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Don't take these hormones to build muscles. They make you prone cancers of the liver and hepatitis The side effects can lead to death. I know someone who is a victim.

MCSWISHER Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Bullshit if he is taking steroids in proper dosages along with proper diet there is little to no unwanted side effects. This can be proven

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