Anabolic steroids differ in their characteristics, which means there are steroids that are only suitable for specific uses. For instance, Trenbolone is not recommended for bulking but it is an outstanding fat burner. This makes it perfect for a lean mass cycle or a cutting cycle. Always take the side effects of a particular compound into consideration whenever you plan a stack. Do not combine anabolic steroids that show similar side effects. For example, never combine Anapolon and Dianabol because they are already quite toxic and if you combine them, the toxicity will increase exponentially and cause serious damage to your body.
Al-Jurayyan (1995) reported that 78 Saudi children with CAH were seen at a hospital in Riyadh over a 10-year period. Of these, 20 (%) patients from 11 families had 11-beta-hydroxylase deficiency. Pseudoprecocious puberty in males and variable degrees of virilization in females led to wrong sex assignment in 7 (%). Neonatal salt-wasting before treatment occurred in 3. Moderate to severe hypertension associated with hypokalemia was present in another 6. In 4 sibs, hypertension persisted despite adequate hydrocortisone therapy. Al-Jurayyan (1995) observed that the disorder appeared to be relatively frequent in the Saudi Arabian population.
Awareness and educational efforts are working to help prevent anabolic steroid abuse in schools and communities. The Adolescents Training and Learning to Avoid Steroids (ATLAS) and the Athletes Targeting Healthy Exercise and Nutrition Alternatives (ATHENA) programs, funded by the NIDA, and supported by the Oregon Health & Science University programs is teaching athletes that they do not need steroids to build powerful muscles and improve athletic performance. These programs provide weight-training and nutrition alternatives, increase healthy behaviors, less likelihood to try steroids, and less likelihood to engage in other dangerous behaviors such as drinking and driving, use of marijuana and alcohol , and and improved body image. Bother Congress and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration endorsed these model prevention programs. 4