What Are Prohormones
A prohormone is a hardcore supplement from brands like Hi Tech Pharma, that will help build muscle while helping the body recover faster from exercise. These supplements are no longer designer steroids that are taken orally and processed through the liver. Most of these products are forms of DHEA and for the most part pretty safe. There are some of these products are stronger than others and have more side effects. These products come in two different forms wet and dry. Wet are normally used in bulking cycles and dry for cutting or leaning out. Wet cycles or "bulking cycles" normally produce more estrogen in the body so some athletes use a estrogen blockers with their cycle. Dry compounds or "cutting compound" can cause joint pain so using a joint support supplement maybe necessary. Both dry and wet compounds should be taken with a good liver support supplement and a post cycle therapy supplement.
Are Prohormones still for sale, the answer is yes, however they are not the same products they were prior to 2014, most of these products are made up of compounds that will help support the bodies natural hormone levels.
Who uses these products?
These muscle enhancing supplements are used by many different types of athletes. Most athletes use these products to increase speed strength and size. These products are used in all different sports but they are most common in bodybuilding. Women are also starting to use mild versions of pros such as epistane that have a lower androgen effect. It is not recommended that woman take high androgen compounds like superdrol or halotest 25. Women should consult with their doctor befor using these types supplements.
Men use many different types of pros and have less chance of sides than women do. This doesn't mean men shouldn't use these products without caution. It's strongly recommended to study the compounds you are considering on using to learn the possible sides incorporated with the compound.
⚫ Can I drink while using a DHEA Prohormone?
On most compounds you will not want to drink, lets be real here if you are going to invest money in supplements then why drink? Drinking while on pros will stress the liver even more. Second point if you are training and spending money on supps drinking will take reduce the gains you could make. Drinking is never good if you are trying to build new muscle, save your money and your liver if you are going to drink.
⚫ What happens if I don't use a PCT?
You could end up with libido issues, you could also end up loosing some of your gains or strength. This is a very important step, if you don’t have the money for a PCT then hold your cycle off for a bit.
⚫ Are these products safe for women?
No not at all, some companies say you can use Andro products but I still say no. Unless you are ok with the chance of getting a deeper voice and unwanted facial hair then all means go for it. These product can also throw off periods and many other things. I strongly suggest visiting a doctor before starting a prohormone cycle as a female.
⚫ Why use a hormone product?
If you are trying to build muscle or increase strength. You can also use them to help increase testosterone and boost libido. DHEA based products work the best for test boost and increasing sex drive. Some people use these products to help decrease fat as well.
⚫ Which pro hormones increase libido?
Most of them do, however you want to be careful some can also make you fall of and loose libido. You will want to stick to the DHEA or Andro compounds for best results here. Brands like Iron Mag Labs and Blackstone Labs are perfect examples of these products. Here is a great example of a product that will increase libido Super 1 Andro RX. On top of boosting libido this product will help increase lean muscle and reduce fat. Girl friends love this product for both of those reasons. Another great product for sex drive is 11 OXO which I love stacking with all of my pro-hormone cycles. This product also delivers lean muscle and increased sex drive making it a strong second place runner. What I really like about both of these product is you can stack them with anything.
⚫ Can hormones cause gyno?
The answer is yes, some compounds can cause gyno or gynecomastia. For those who don’t know what gyno is I will tell you. It’s basically puffy nipples or a breast like appearance in the chest. This is normally caused by too much estrogen in the body. Taking methylated products like superdrol and Msten can lead to these unwanted sides. Some compounds can actually reduce estrogen like DMZ. If you naturally carry a higher estrogen level I would stick to andro products or hexadrol. These should keep you safe from gyno.
⚫ Can these products cause hair loss?
If a hormone does cause thinning or loss of hair chances are it will grow back. The reality is DHT is not the main cause of balding, this comes from genetic inheritance not a supplement. What happens is increased DHT will speed up the process and may cause you to bald a few years sooner than mother nature had planned. So if you are worried about balding and you have a lot of family members that are bald then we suggest staying away from any kind of androgen product.
⚫ Can they be detected in urine?
If you are worried about your failing a test for employers it’s most likely you will be fine as most employers don’t test for androgen compounds. If you are worried about passing a piss test for a natural bodybuilding show then yes they will show. Of course that depends on what kind of prohormones you are taking. Some like DHEA based products might be legal in some shows. Also there is nothing to worry about with these products as far as employers go as they are legal. The compounds you have to worry about are mostly methyl 17 nor products.
⚫ Can pro hormones affect sperm?
This is a little bit of a trick questions, if you cycle properly they shouldn’t have a negative effect on sperm count. However if you don’t follow up with a good post cycle therapy or PCT you could end up with a lower sperm count. You will also notice a drop in testosterone production and loss of libido. Some of the products by Blackstone labs and Olympus Labs will not have the same affect as these are 4-andro and 1- andro based products.
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