Tips and Guide

Good and Bad Effects of Steroids

Winstrol – Natural steroid

Winstrol are natural steroids used on race horses. People use Winstrol for losing weight and it is approved by FDA. However, there is no scientific evidence of Winstrol helps to lose weight. It can be taken orally or intravenously. Winstrol reduces sex hormone-binding globulin (SHBG) binding to sex hormones like androgen and estrogens. It causes higher protein synthesis and retains higher levels of nitrogen in muscles. While taking the steroid, users should take balance diet and exercise regularly. Steroidly Winstrol does not grow muscle mass so apparently it burns fat.

Steps to take before using Winstrol:

Good and Bad Effects of Steroids

Before taking Winstrol, it is recommended to consult a physician to find correct steroid and dosage.    When one has high cholesterol, acne, headaches, libido, and insomnia, one should discuss with doctor. The doctor can monitor during any side effect observed. Those who have no doctors should start with the lowest dosage and increase it only after gaining experience. Any user noticing any unnatural symptom should immediately stop taking Winstrol and consult a physician.

Effects of Winstrol on both genders

Winstrol have different side effects for men and women. Men experience baldness, shrinkage of testicles so less sperm-count. While taking Winstrol men get joint pains. Meanwhile, women get increased androgenic effects that inhibit estrogens causing unwanted masculine characteristics.

Common Bad Side Effects of Winstrol:

  • Acne
  • Bladder contractions
  • Masculinisation
  • Painful erections
  • Tender breasts

Uncommon and serious side effects of Winstrol:

  • More fat in blood stream
  • Enlarged prostate
  • High blood calcium levels
  • Higher bleeding risk
  • Increased/decreased sex drive
  • Leg cramps
  • Liver bleeding
  • Liver cancer
  • Liver damage
  • Liver necrosis
  • Low iron anaemia
  • Prostate cancer
  • Severe thickening of the skin
  • Stomach and intestine irritation
  • Water retention

Synthetic Winstrol – Stanozolol

A synthetic form of Winstrol popularly known as Stanozolol is taken orally for 6-week cycle. Stanozolol steroid has both anabolic and androgenic properties. The anabolic property causes the growth of tissues, muscles and blood cells. While the androgenic property is milder on the estrogens so men do not get breasts. Stanozolol helps users to gain muscles and ripples of toned muscles. Thus, it is preferred by bodybuilders. Also, side effects of Stanozolol are milder compared to Winstrol.

Mild Side Effects of Stanozolol

  • Acne
  • Hoarse voice
  • Male baldness
  • More facial hair growth
  • Oily skin
  • Painful joints
  • Changes in sex drive, menstrual cycles and penis erections

Required Medical Treatment for Side Effects of Stanozolol

  • Changes in urination – frequency, darker colour and amount
  • Jaundice
  • Loss of appetite
  • Nausea, abdominal pain
  • Pale stool colour
  • Swelling, in the ankles and feet
  • Unusual bleeding or bruising

Long Time Side Effects of Stanozolol

Using Stanozolol for a long time causes infertility and suppression of the immune system. Steroidly influences other medications and supplements. Also, medical test results may be inaccurate while taking Stanozolol.


If one wants to increase weight or decrease weight, then one should take help of physician. Study the good and bad effects of all available steroids and supplements. On approaching the doctor, one should discuss all health issues so the doctor can write a correct dosage for the appropriate steroid. In several countries the prescription is mandatory for purchasing any steroid.