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post #41 of 41 (permalink) Old 04-07-2011, 06:33 PM
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Originally Posted by SmackyBear View Post
You're welcome.

Chael somehow had the balls (no pun intended) to tell the commission that he actually never went through puberty. Yet somehow he was never diagnosed with hypogonadism until 2008, when he was over 30 years old, had competed in the physical, violent sport of wrestling his whole life, and excelled at it enough to become a division 1 all american, win the silver medal at the university games, and become a pretty good mixed martial artist.

I'm not qualified to say that would be medically impossible, but I think it strains credulity to think he did that while being handicapped with the testosterone levels of a pre-pubescent child.

It's my understanding that the epitestosterone is produced relatively evenly with testosterone. But when you take synthetic testosterone, it doesn't increase epitestosterone.

Thanks. I thought Novedex and Nolvadex were two different substances, though I thought they were both used by steroid users to prevent growing breasts. They way I heard it, was that Novedex prevents conversion of testosterone to estrogen, and Nolvadex reduced sensitivity to estrogen.

Thanks for the bit about Boldenone. I didn't know that. My knowledge of this stuff just comes from reading snippets of articles and talking to a few doctor friends.
Dude actually you were right about the Novedex thing as well...I was being confused. I blame little sleep and long work-hours. Tho Novedex might raise your testo a bit as well, atleast thats how it's advertised I never tried it myself. Novedex is just a supplement, not a medicine like Nolvadex. My bad.

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