A lot of bodybuilders and athletes take anabolic steroids to better see the results on their body. It is taken by both men and women. Many claim it as a perfect steroid for track and field athletes for it leaves you stronger, faster and more powerful than ever.
Even though there only available with prescription, men and women have used anabolic-androgenic steroids for decades for nonmedical reasons. However, like many steroids, it also has its benefits and drawbacks.
Stanozolol is not designed to build large amounts of lean muscle. These characteristics have made it a great choice for cutting and athletic performance.
Winstrol is not typically used for bulking cycles in regard to bodybuilding use, but it may help to reduce cachexia or muscle wasting that is commonly seen not only among bodybuilders during off-season, but in patients diagnosed with AIDS and some type of cancers.
Stanozolol was mainly used therapeutically in the treatment of efficient C1 inhibitor hereditary angioedema and was designed to be used intramuscularly or orally.
Stanozolol Side Effects
Mood swings – A common side effect known as “roid rage”. Users will often experience extreme mood swings that can lead to violent behaviour. Paranoia, jealous, anxiety, and impaired judgments are also common.
Infertility – Use of Stanozolol can affect male reproductive organs with issues such as reduced sperm count due to testicular shrinkage, and increased risk of prostate cancer. These issues will often lead to infertility.
Gynecomastia – Prolonged use of Stanozolol can disrupt production of regular body hormones leading to the development of breast tissues in men.
Body changes – As expected the body will become muscular and leaner. Unexpected body changes such as shrunken breasts and masculine physique are common side effects.
Acne – Acne is a common side effect of Stanozolol on women. The compound increases activities of oil glands located beneath the skin. This makes the skin more sensitive as the pores get clogged easily thus the acne. But no only in women. Anabolic steroids can cause sebaceous glands in the skin that secretes more oils than normal. Thus, stanozolol can result in acne and pimples on anyone who uses it.
Irregular periods– Stanozolol inhibits production of estrogens, luteinizing hormone (LH), progesterone, and follicle stimulation hormone (FSH).This will result in irregularities in menstrual cycle, but regular periods will resume after a few months after discontinuing use of Stanozolol.
Body hair growth – Use of Stanozolol increases levels of Dihydrotestosterone (DHT) in the body. This is the hormone that stimulates abnormal hair growth in women and can cause baldness.
Stanozolol is been one of the most female-friendly steroids and hence it’s preferred by many women. Women are highly sensitive to steroids and even when using Stanozolol, they take a lower dosage compared to men.
This does not mean that the compound won’t work any better. Even with the smaller dosage women will still achieve expected results but still have side effects from Stanozolol.
Female users should be informed that prolonged use of Stanozolol in high dosages would result in virilization effects. This means that female users can develop masculine characteristics such as deepening of vocal cords and body hair growth.