How to deal with the high blood pressure during the use of AAS?
Posted by cpaddon on September 5, 2017
In this article, we will try to understand what are the causes of the high pressure of athlete who is using anabolic steroids. Also, we will consider methods of preventing this phenomenon.
Causes of the high blood pressure
Actually, our body begins to produce a lot of blood during the increase of the muscle mass. Besides, regular cardio workouts lead to the increase in the left ventricle in the athlete’s heart. The pressure 140/90 it is normal if you pump the iron at the gym. By the way, if the blood pressure is higher you need to take serious steps to deal with this problem.
Below, there are symptoms which will help to understand that you have increased pressure:
- Pain in the neck
- Rapid heartbeat in the relaxed state
- Circles under the eyes
- Ringing in the ears
- Shortness of breath
Moreover, if you have a lot of protein intake and few carbohydrates, then the blood becomes thicker. In this case, the blood pressure is higher. It is necessary to drink more water in this period.
Because of what AAS can increase the blood pressure?
The first reason is that the steroids intake provokes the production of red blood cells.
The second reason is that some androgenic anabolic steroids give the negative impact on the cholesterol level. Then cholesterol plaques formed on the vessel walls. When these plaques are too much, the athlete has the risk of the heart attack.
The third reason is that can be the water retention because of the cycle with the estrogen drugs. This can happen on the cycle with Methandrostenolone, Testosterone, Oxymetholone.
What to do?
In fact, aromatase inhibitors will help from the water retention in the body. The athlete should control the dosage of these drugs.
Clomiphene and Toremifene will help in the case with Oxymetholone. It will be good to take some drugs like Cardiomagnyl or Mildronate.
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