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Is it safe to take steroids for bodybuilding?

Anabolic means promotion of growth, whereas androgenic refers to male sexual properties.  Although the potential of steroids to build muscle is well documented, still there are several potential risks. This article reviews all aspects of taking steroids for bodybuilding from their benefits to their possible side effects.

What are steroids?

Steroids are a human version of chemicals that are naturally made by the human body. Steroids are created to work as these natural substances for many purposes from medical treatment to doping. They influence various parts of your body, such as your muscles, hair follicles, bones, liver, kidneys, and reproductive and nervous systems.  The two main kinds are corticosteroids and anabolic-androgenic steroids.

How do Anabolic steroids work?

In response to training, anabolic steroids encourage muscle tissue to bulk and “grow up” by imitating the effect that naturally occurring testosterone has on your body. Anabolic steroids can stay in the body from a few days to nearly a year. Steroids are becoming commonly used because people believe that endurance, strength, and muscle mass can be improved by utilizing them. 

What are Anabolic steroids used for?

When used properly, steroids are not always harmful. They are used for a range of health and sporting purposes, including:


  • Body mass gain from increased production of protein in the body;
  • Reducing your total body fat percentage;
  • Reducing your total body fat percentage;
  • Increase the density of your bones;
  • Enhanced production of red blood cells;
  • Improve performance in sports such as weightlifting related to strength;
  • Stacking steroids for increasing muscle mass with other substances, for example, growth hormones and insulins; and
  • Maintaining muscle mass if you are suffering from a condition such as liver or cancer that is causing muscle loss.


What are Anabolic steroids safe?

Yes, but only if used properly and with precaution. You should always consult your doctor or any specialist before start using any type of steroid to minimize the risk of side effects. Also, your genes also play a crucial role in how steroids affect your body. So take them when you have proper knowledge about your body’s requirements and how can they affect your body, to stay on the safe side.


What are the common side effects of Anabolic steroids?

There is no risk of using steroids if they are used under the proper observation of a specialist or a doctor. But when they are used unmonitored and in improper amounts, they can create some serious health issues. Some of the common side effects include:

  • Acne;
  • Aggression;
  • Weight gain;
  • Mood swings;
  • Stunted growth;
  • Problems sleeping;
  • High blood pressure;
  • Premature balding or hair loss;
  • Increased risk of developing heart disease, blood clots, stroke, and some types of cancers.


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  • All Sigma Pharmaceuticals Products have scratch codes on the product box. You can verify your product over our website.
  • As we can do raw material testing, we test every batch of our products and share test results with our customers.
  • We produce high-quality Anabolic Steroids & Hormones. All products are in 10 ml sterile vial and 50 tabs in blister x 2 in pack.






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