Test P | Testosterone Propionate
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The most popular anabolic steroid. Advanced athletes probably know everything and used it on cutting, mass gain, as dispersal for heavy and adult anabolic steroids. And those who have not used will gather a lot of useful information for themselves.
Injection form allows you to bypass most metabolic processes and enhance the effect of the drug on the body.
Testosterone Propionate is a synthetically derived injection form of Testosterone, and Propionate is just the ester form in which this substance is based. Depending on the manufacturer, it is dissolved in either peach or peanut oil.
This anabolic, due to its popularity (like many other AAS), is often subjected to fakes. This can be manifested in the fact that after administration, the next day, the injection site swells and hurts for a long time. This is because a high concentration of benzyl alcohol is used in propionate ester.
Benzyl alcohol is an element of any oil solution. It is used as an antiseptic. He is the reason causes the sensation of bursting of the injection site.
Effects of Test P
- pronounced increase in muscle mass;
- fat burning effect;
- moderate increase in power indicators;
- aggressiveness (not always).
Let us dwell into detail. All this, especially the first 3 effects, will greatly depend on what diet you will use on the course since any anabolic steroid can be adapted to any task. For example, it is possible to dry on a such steroid as Omnadren (a heavy flooded, quite dirty), and to gain muscle mass on a commonplace Stanozolol and Propionate. You can even make it flooded from this “couple”, although almost everyone claims that there are no “pouring” moments. All this once again suggests that the “pouring” of water on anabolic steroids, in particular on Testosterone Propionate, is associated only with carbohydrates consumed and the state of kidney health and nothing else. These are three main effects that Testosterone Propionate can give us.
The effects that Propionate promise us:
- fat burning effect;
- increase in power indicators;
- saving the results after the course;
- cheerfulness, high mood;
- improvement of oxygen metabolism;
- The minimum frequency of side effects.
Testosterone Propionate is very often used in combinations with other forms of anabolic steroids, particularly with Stanozolol, Oxandrolone and even with Oxymethalone and any other oral forms of anabolic steroids.
Here are a couple of the most popular courses that can be used thanks to Testosterone Propionate.
|Task||muscle gain / drying|
|Duration||8 – 12 / 14 weeks|
|Dosage||1 ml / 100 mg|
|Injection frequency:||1 time in 2 days|
Such a course is universal, depending on what you want to get from it. This can be a banal set of muscle mass, with the appropriate nutrition and the right balance of nutrients (proteins, fats, and carbohydrates) and properly set exercises. Accordingly, you can use Propionate to develop strength (for example, on a bench press) – in addition to the fact that the strength itself is growing, a side effect, however strange it may sound, is the growth of the pectoral muscles. But here it is necessary to make a reservation so that you would not think that your pectoral muscles will grow, only thanks to Propionate. Muscles are a certain structure of fibers and, accordingly, in which muscle of these same fibers there are more, that muscles and are subject to greater growth. Thus, we can say that if you have the majority of muscle fibers located on your back, then more back muscles will grow, in contrast to the pectoral muscles. And therefore, do not have illusions about the fact that absolutely any pharma can build muscle everywhere. It all depends on genetics.
The second most popular course used after SOLO is
|TESTOSTERONE PROPIONATE + STANOZOLOL|
|Task||drying / relief|
|Duration||6 to 12 weeks|
|Dosage||Testosterone Propionate 1 ml / 100 mg|
|Stanozolol 20 – 50 mg|
|Injection frequency:||one injection in 2 days|
|20 – 50 mg of Stanozolol daily|
The course is mainly used on drying. It is also suitable for gaining muscle mass, but the muscles will not grow as intensively as you would like, because the water retention is not too many thanks to Stanozolol. No matter how much you eat carbohydrates, Stanozolol will not allow a large amount of water to accumulate.
There is another popular option, it is the cycling of Testosterone Propionate with Testosterone Enanthate. For example, for the first 10 days, you boost with Propionate, then continue for a month with Enanthate. Then again 10 days Propionate (to smooth the hormonal background), and then again continue the course with Enanthate.
Such courses help not to get into the hormonal pit. A short ester during a long ester simply aligns the hormonal background.
Such a cycle can be put to anything, for example, to the same Deca, which requires any Testosterone. Propionate can also be used to minimize prolactin side effects. Today, this is the most versatile form of Testosterone.
Regarding side effects, we can say that there are more common and less common. Let’s discuss them.
SIDE EFFECTS (FREQUENTLY MEETING):
- aromatization (gynecomastia, swelling);
- jumps in blood pressure;
- temporary sterility.
So aromatization. If you do not use any aromatase inhibitors, then aromatization will occur depending on the initial hormonal background. This can occur in a week, or maybe in 2 weeks and even up to 2 months. These manifestations are expressed in slight swelling of the face, usually in the eye area. During training, there are jumps in blood pressure. This is determined by the defocusing of vision and the inability to immediately recover, if I can say so.
It is also expressed in incipient gynecomastia.
Gynecomastia is a pathological enlargement of the mammary glands in men. Formation time – up to 8 months. (until this time, it is completely reversible). Treatment – medical / surgical.
It appears as itching in the nipples. Many people think that gynecomastia is mandatory throughout the entire breast area, but in fact, it is only variola. In the nipple, you can feel for certain seals, which are the beginning gynecomastia. It is advisable that you should determine this immediately and not only tactilely (according to feelings), but also by analysis.
5 basic tests that must be passed without fail for any courses of anabolic steroids, especially injectable:
Prolactin; Estradiol; Estrogen; Testosterone and FSH (follicle-stimulating hormone).
The indicators of these tests should be constantly present at your courses if you do care about your health.
Most often aromatization occurs, followed by such an effect as increased sexual desire. This is especially expressed in the first 2-3 weeks. If you don’t have this, it means that initially, your hormonal background was not quite correct, that is, the level of estrogen could be overestimated, and testosterone could be low. With the intramuscular administration of Testosterone, these hormones begin to equalize, approximately during the week and only then does the sharp increase in Testosterone in the blood and a temporary decrease in estrogen begin. Then estrogen begins to rise, after which it may decline again and this can continue throughout the cycle. It is for these reasons, especially for high estrogen initially, that you may not experience an increase in sexual desire. After there may be a general lack of sexual desire. This means that you are in a hormonal hole. A phenomenon that can occur on any testosterone ester.
SIDE EFFECTS (RARE MEETING):
- violation of the heart rhythm;
- acne (for abuse of sweets);
- depression (with malnutrition);
- increase in cholesterol (with the abuse of foods rich in carbohydrates and fats);
- increase in blood glucose;
- intraocular pressure;
- shortness of breath (with an abundance in the diet of salt and carbohydrates).
Let us consider in more detail some of them. Violation of the heart rhythm, in particular extra systolic type. What does extra systole mean? We will try to illuminate the issue in a simple, common language.
Extrasystole is a skipping of the heart rhythm with further compensation. Means when you feel the first, then the second blow, then you feel a fade (compensatory pause) in the throat area, it creates the feeling that you are now losing consciousness. And a sharp push in the chest, which means that the sustained compensatory pause is over and the blood again began to circulate through the system. This is a very common phenomenon that is present in almost all people, but it is expressed to varying degrees and not everyone notices it. Very suspicious people can celebrate it, in particular, on a course of anabolic steroids. This is manifested when you inject steroids, you are flooded with water and at this time you are in a horizontal position. The thing is, of course, unpleasant, but not fatal, if you do not have congenital heart defects. Often extrasystole is not dangerous if it is not repeated often, otherwise, it can lead to a violation in hemodynamics (malfunction in the bloodstream).
The next side effect is pressure surges. They can range from the lowest, especially after the approach. The phenomenon is rare and not found in everyone. In particular, if you have had a concussion, be very careful to take Propionate. Because down pressure can jump very often. Accordingly, high blood pressure. It is expressed in the fact that after training, let’s say you have 160/100 and normal, after 15 minutes, the values should decrease to normal. So, a side effect may occur in the fact that after Propionate, the pressure will not drop. And this can go on for the rest of the day. This can cause insomnia, anxiety. So this is a fairly common occurrence.
Of the more rare side effects, prostatitis can be noted. It is possible if it has already begun to develop, or has already passed into the stage of adenoma.
Also, infrequent side effects may include an increase in hemoglobin, an increase in cholesterol, a more pronounced violation of the heart rhythm – bigeminy (these are two extrasystoles in a row), and other unpleasant moments in the heart. This is also a lack of oxygen. It may be difficult for you to inhale because the water itself, which was delayed due to Testosterone and elevated hemoglobin levels, with a sharp surge of oxygen, can give a feeling of temporary lack of air. In this case, the hemoglobin level jumps, then increasing, then decreasing.
It is also IMPORTANT to REMEMBER that injectable forms of Testosterone can have a negative effect on the liver. In the absence of training and insufficient nutrition, under the influence of the hormone, the body takes nutrients from the liver, replacing part of it with connective tissue.
Summing up the brief review of Testosterone Propionate, we can safely say the following: The drug itself, as an element of any course, is indispensable. In any case, if you pay attention to anabolic steroids, first of all, pay attention to Testosterone Propionate, because it is a very flexible drug. You might think where you can put it in the course. Thanks to him, you can accelerate to any longer ester of Testosterone or Nandrolone. You can do SOLO courses with him. Side effects can be eliminated if you adhere to certain therapy to reduce the levels of estrogen and prolactin (these are anti-estrogens and aromatase inhibitors), which can be used directly on the cycle.
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