Testosterone + Deca-Durabolin – Harm Reduction

Testosterone + deca-durabolin (nandrolone) is a common combo, and not just in bodybuilding. More recently NPP (nandrolone phenylpropionate) is being used, and I will include it in this video as well. Many men use test-deca to bulk, and also for its pain relief effects in joints. But it has well-known sexual side effects aka “deca dick,” as well as side effects on blood pressure, heart health, the prostate, and fertility. In this video I cover why men should avoid test-deca, and harm reduction should they choose to use it despite the risks. If you are considering using test-deca or know someone who is, please watch this video!

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00:00 – Intro
– Note on NPP, T + deca increases strength & size
02:05 – Pain relief in joints
03:06 – May be mediated by increase in aldosterone
03:24 – Anti-inflammatory effect, collagen effects
03:52 – No conclusive studies, anecdotal data
05:01 – Water gain & blood pressure – aldosterone regulates sodium, potassium
05:26 – The same muscle puffiness is in blood vessels
05:50 – Deca’s blood pressure effect is stronger with T
06:40 – NPP may have fewer BP effects, but we don’t know
07:10 – Minimize with low doses, short duration
07:22 – Salt intake, DASH diet, fruits & vegetables
08:47 – Meds only prescribed based on individual factors
09:55 – Classes of meds to mitigate water retention & BP
10:13 – Heart health – tests & considerations
11:39 – Utilize specialist doctors
12:56 – Men using light doses do better than heavy doses
13:30 – Fertility – hCG, drugs I don’t recommend
14:00 – Prostate, urinary tract issues
16:00 – Sexual issues & harm reduction

Stay Strong and Healthy,
Dr. O


As the Anabolic Doc, since 2003, I’ve provided men who are using or have used anabolic steroids a confidential, ethical and professional medical venue to discuss their use. I do NOT in any way support the use of any performance enhancing drugs – PEDs, anabolic steroid or other medicine for muscle building or body transformation. The “off-label” use of PEDs, as such agents is considered elicit and may lead to adverse health outcomes. Please consult an expert health professional regarding any medical agent and do NOT use any medicine without the explicit advice and supervision of an appropriate medical expert.

This video is for education and information only. This is not medical advice. Only take medications as prescribed by your doctor. Do not take illegal substances. Taking steroids can lead to serious health consequences.

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