Saturday, May 7, 2011

Cardiovascular System

Although the changes in the reproductive system is impressive in both men and women, the deaths of users mainly from cardiovascular and suicide. It is estimated that steroid users are four times more likely to die than non-users. Most deaths are mainly from arrhythmias, heart attacks and heart failure. In addition, there are some injuries that are not readily understood and known to be associated with increased cardiovascular risk, such as hypertension. It is known that anabolic steroids can increase blood pressure approximately 10-12 mmHg, although generally returned to previous levels a few weeks after discontinuation of steroids. Finally, the use of anabolic steroids affects blood lipids, raising bad cholesterol and lowering good, creating the conditions for the obstruction of blood vessels of the heart (heart attack) and brain (stroke).

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