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False Readings or Real?


#1

Finishing up my BS in Kinesiology and did some testing on cholesterol, glucose, etc. While on 600TE/WK my numbers were in a high risk range. Is this a false reading from the gear, or is actually what is going on?


#2

would help if you'd actually tell us the numbers...


#3

BP 150/110
Cholesterol 277
HDL 15


#4

BP issues are common, since the blood volume increases so much.

and the HDL/cholesterol issues are common, as that is part of the body's response to a large increase in androgens.

FWIW, it's hard to figure out how significant these are, unless you have a baseline prior to your cycle. but, you might be the type of person that doesn't do well on steroids without taking a lot more precautions...