Deca Durabolin also was known as nandrolone decanoate and Deca is recognized as a well-known injectable anabolic steroid after testosterone steroids. The unusual properties of this Deca Durabolin steroid are due to its parent steroid, nandrolone, which is also known as 19-nortestosterone. Nandrolone has a relatively low conversion to estrogen when compared to the testosterone steroid. Deca Durabolin has a few short and long term side effects associated with its usage, however, they could be controlled, if the over dosage of Deca Durabolin is not taken at all. Generally, you can buy deca Durabolin only with a prescription.
In the past, when steroid industry had not evolved many stages, testosterone and nandrolone were the only pharmaceutical injectables that were most widely available to athletes, bodybuilders and economical. Deca, therefore, won wide acclaim as it has its existence from many years and for its reputation for good results. It also stood as one of the favorite steroids for bodybuilders and athletes. Bodybuilders use Deca Durabolin to enhance muscle tissue and to build up endurance and strength. This Steroid helps the muscles to recover faster after workouts, which means that you will need very less rest time between your workout sessions. Another main reason for athletes and bodybuilders to use this steroid is to maintain lean muscle mass in the body. This drug also stimulates appetite and builds up bone density.
Though there are many short and long term side effects associated with Deca Durabolin, the main advantage of Deca Durabolin is that this drug is relatively mild in terms of adverse side effects on hair and skin. Even when athletes suffer from joint problems, use of this Deca steroid in their steroid cycle will have the positive side effect of providing some aid to a joint problem. Normally, this steroid is injected deep into the muscles, usually the arms, the legs or the buttocks. This steroid stays in the body for some time and shows up easily in drug tests.
Deca Durabolin, besides its benefits, also causes many side effects. Many users who take this anabolic steroid suffer from oily skin or acne. From several medical experiments, it is considered that, this drug has milder effects on skin when compared to that of other steroids, and that it does not cause any hair loss as often as many other steroids do. Taking Deca Durabolin in high dosage can interfere with the body’s natural testosterone production which leads to side effects like low sperm count and impotence. Using this steroid in higher doses than the amount prescribed will increase the risk of side effects. So, using it in prescribed dosage is always safe and should be strictly followed.
The other side effects of this steroid include irritation, mood swings, sleeping problems, depression and bursts of anger. Deca Durabolin over dosage may also cause severe side effects that include edema and heart attack. In men, this steroid may cause prostate enlargement and also prostate cancer. In women, high usage of this drug may lead to menstrual problems, stomach irritation, anemia, and diarrhea. It can also lead to changes in the sexual interest of the particular person consuming it.