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24 Jul 2005

testosterone and nitrox
dear fitness doc

would u say that it could be helpfull to take a testosterone support supplement for males over 25?i know levels drop after this age.i hear it would really help in my gains in weight lifting.is it totaly safe??difficult for the body to process?

i know all about what a-nitrox does,but would u say that it con have any negative side effects??

would either of these have a negative effect on the kidneys??

thanx
me
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01 Jan 0001

Hi there

It's not a good idea at all, in fact, it is illegal because of the dangers in taking a hormone. Testosterone, together with a number of other anabolic steroids are banned by the IOC and various sporting organizations, and they have very many side effects, including premature balding, aggression, liver damage, acne, and infertility.

So my opinion is that you really need to avoid these drugs, including a-nitrox. While this does not contain banned products, it is not tested so we do not know how well it works, we do not know whether it is safe or not and so I really would suggest that you concentrate on diet and exercise training in order to build muscle.

It is possible to gain muscle very successfully on just eating well and training. If you must supplement, then I would suggest a protein supplement, since this is known to be safe, but avoid the anabolic and hormonal supplements.

GOod luck
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