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Moloney, Stephen (2019) In the gay community, the issue of men using performance and image enhancing drugs is becoming more prevalent. GCN , 354 , pp. 21-22.

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Stephen Moloney speaks to people who candidly detail their experiences.

Clenbuterol, testosterone, testosterone propionate, boldenone, trembolone, human growth hormone, drostanolone propionate, sustanon, nanodrol, and others, are part of a jumble of substances that an individual may incorporate into their particular regime with a view to achieving greater strength and a particular appearance.

Steroid use is typically dosed in cycles of three or six months. This should be followed by a break, given the intensity of these substances on liver and kidney function, as well as on the endocrine system which regulates hormone production.....


[Also written as a news item on the GCN blog https://gcn.ie/steroid-use-gay-community-drugs/]

Item Type:Article
Date:May 2019
Page Range:pp. 21-22
Volume:354
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Subjects:A Substance use, abuse, and dependence > Prevalence
B Substances > Steroids of abuse
B Substances > New (novel) psychoactive substances
T Demographic characteristics > Homosexual, gay, bisexual or lesbian, LGBTI
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland

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