Testosterone Cypionate is a powerful anabolic steroid that is the longest acting testosterone ester on the market. It peaks within 1-2 days after injection, testosterone is gradually released over the next 12 days and completely decreases after about 3 weeks. It was developed and released in the United States in the 1950s and is very popular today.
Testosterone cypionate is produced in the form of an oil solution (injection). Due to this long-lasting effect, it can cause more fluid retention compared to other anabolic steroids. Once in the body, the drug begins to act as natural testosterone (the hormone responsible for men’s emotional and physical characteristics). The result is a significant increase in weight and strength.
- It has a high anabolic and androgenic index;
- Synthetic version of natural testosterone;
- injectable steroid;
- Active life up to 16 days;
- The detection time is three months after the last injection
Uses of Testosterone Cypionate
Reception (for men):
The recommended dosage for athletes is 250-500 (750) mg/week, for a period of 4-12 weeks these doses are more than sufficient for high performance, strength and weight gain. Cypionate has a very good effect in different combinations (for example: boldenone, nandrolone) It is not recommended to take cypionate in large doses because it gives no results. The maximum concentration of testosterone cypionate after administration decreases in the first three to four days after administration, then the concentration of the drug in the blood gradually decreases. We can say that to achieve the concentration of the drug, it is necessary to give an injection (or divide the weekly dose into two parts) every 4-5 days.
Reception (for women):
Women are not recommended to use the drug for sports purposes because of their high androgenic activity.
Effects of Testosterone cypionate
Testosterone cypionate has some attractive effects for athletes, weightlifters and all those involved in strength sports:
- Building muscle mass through active synthesis of muscle proteins;
- Improving the digestibility of nutritional components in foods;
- Increased insulin-like factor responsible for muscle growth;
- improving the body’s ability to regenerate;
- increased activity of satellite muscle cells;
- fat burning;
- increased appetite and need for protein foods;
- Fluid retention in tissues, reducing tendon and muscle trauma
But each of these effects has its nuances. For example, overuse of cypionate reduces the amount of collagen in the body, causing even more trauma than not taking the drug. And the lack of proper nutrition when taking cypionate leads not to a layer of muscle mass, but to complete dehydration and burning of the maximum amount of adipose tissue.
Do not take testosterone cypionate without side effects. Of course, they all have their resistances, but the wrong side effects of the drug can lead to the following side effects:
Hair loss but increased hair growth elsewhere on the body. This is due to the formation of the hormone dehydration. Sometimes this side effect can also be due to a genetic factor with high receptor sensitivity to dehydrated testosterone.
In advanced cases, an enlarged prostate can cause hyperplasia of the prostate tissue.
Increased oily skin and, as a result, acne, acne, subcutaneous appearance of acne and sores.
Swollen limbs and excess fluid buildup in the body.
The development of gynecomastia is characterized by an increase in the number of mammary glands with their hypertrophy and accumulation of adipose tissue.
Not only testosterone cypionate has a number of such side effects, but also other ester derivatives of this hormone, so an effective antidote to prevent all these phenomena has already been found.
How to avoid side effects
To prevent such effects from taking testosterone, the following is recommended:
Include finasteride supplements in the course or reduce the concentration of testosterone cypionate previously taken. This prevents balding in the head, increased vegetation on other parts of the body and enlargement of the prostate.
Eat a low-fat diet to prevent oily skin and acne. It also requires skin condition control and the use of special products, such as: B. cosmetic removal lotions.
Include in the course anastrozole preparations that prevent the development of gynecomastia and excessive accumulation of fluid in the body.
Sometimes, to alleviate the side effects, it may be necessary to completely stop testosterone injections, so at least the first course of the drug should be taken under the close supervision of a specialist.