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Author Topic: Anyone using roids to bulk up and maintain muscle mass  (Read 541 times)

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Offline sawgrass

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Anyone using roids to bulk up and maintain muscle mass
« on: June 02, 2017, 10:39:05 PM »
I am currently on genvoya and am wondering if anyone is considering or is taking any type of steroids for bulking or gaining muscle mass. I know this is a very dangerous area but i am currently 50, have not had so much as a half a woodie in over 2 years, and am sick and tired of the wasting sick look.

I just started a lightweight TRT and that seemed to help with giving me some energy for brief periods during the day. This has really given me some hope. I have only been on TRT for 2 1/2 weeks and am told I should see good results by week 6. I even think Ive had some morning stimulation in the otherwise dead wood.

So in doing research on TRT, I have come across other anabolics like winstrol, Dbol and Tren A. Tren A sounds like a miracle as it helps to gain and retain muscle and put your sex drive through the roof. Im just concerned as I know steroid shots for pained or injured joints have made my cd4 numbers fluctuate considerably, at least on the older regimen I was taking which was truvada, norvir and prezista. Im not sure how steroids will interact with Genvoya, as its relatively new drug and I cant find anything on google.

My specialty dr is of no help so i cant ask until I find another dr. So in summation, is anyone else bulking up and what is your experience and what medication regimen are you on. Thanks for your feedback.

p.s. only reason Im considering the roids is because this is the first time in 10 years i actually felt good and hopeful in living life. Id rather have 10 more good years than 20 sick and miserable.
« Last Edit: June 02, 2017, 10:59:40 PM by sawgrass »

Offline harleymc

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Re: Anyone using roids to bulk up and maintain muscle mass
« Reply #1 on: June 03, 2017, 08:16:51 PM »
Steroids do a lot of damage to the body, including causing testicles to atrophy.

They are not a wonder drug, educate yourself about the side effects and talk to your doctor before making a decision about trying them.

 


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