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ANAVAR: A Guide for Beginners!


Anavar is a medication that helps patients who have been through extensive muscle loss that might be due to prolonged bed rest or a serious health condition. This functions like testosterone in the body. This hormone is important since its effects include gender of the fetus, male hair pattern on the face, body and genetic balding, and may also affect a man’s sex drive and ability.

Each patient is different. The doctor may not prescribe Anavar if the person is taking other medications. It makes it possible for individuals taking the steroid to both see muscle growth and cut down on the fatty tissue on their body.



A traditional Anavar cycle is following two weeks on, two weeks off process. This is pretty similar to other steroids. It is a good idea to follow this approach because it gives the body some time to detox itself and to get rid of the chemicals found in the steroid.

Anavar has a half-life of eight to nine hours, so it is not that long for the steroid to be on your system. A common dosage is going to start at 20 mgs a day and increase up to 100 mgs daily. Anavar doses would need to be increased by 20 mgs every other two-week period. This way, it would let the body adapt to being on the steroid without being shocked with having a high dosage ingested into the system.

Side Effects (Men & Women)

Side effects always happen whenever someone takes steroids. That’s a fact. Some effects are damaging and dangerous than others so it is good to know what to expect before taking them. If you are sensitive to steroid use, then take the necessary precautions before using them. Side effects are more serious when the steroid is abused.

Anavar capsules do not aromatize. Side effects like Gynecomastia (the development of male breast), normally does not happen. It is very mild when it comes to suppressing natural testosterone production. Most women will also experience very few side effects from Anavar because of its mild nature. This makes it a leading anabolic steroid for both men and women.

Side Effects For Men

Since Anavar is a mild steroid, men will need to use it in larger doses to get noticeable benefits.

  • Hair Loss
  • Trouble urinating
  • Swelling of the breast
  • Frequent, prolonged erections (Often last up to four hours or longer)
  • The decrease in the production of sperm is a common side effect. (Men should avoid taking Anavar if they are attempting to conceive a child)

Side Effects For Women

Anavar is a mild steroid. If women notice changes they are encouraged to stop using it. A woman who is planning to become pregnant is pregnant or is nursing should not take Anavar. Unlike most steroids, the problems fade away.

  • Increase in facial and body hair production
  • A deepening, hoarse like voice
  • Enlarged clitoris
  • Irregular menstrual cycles that can become difficult to predict and both stop and start without warning.
  • Virilization

Although the side effects from taking Anavar are mild, it does not mean that we should be lax about it.  Most of these side effects do go away once the individual stops taking the steroid. Some may become more serious and require medical assistance to make sure nothing wrong is going on.

Always remember to use responsibly!

Lyle V. Hensley

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