Today, N-Lone-D 300 or Nandrolone Decanoate (DECA) is the most common and popular among injectable anabolic steroids.
Nandrolone Decanoate properties
The structural difference between nandrolone and testosterone is the absence of the first methyl group 19 in the molecule, which caused the spread of the name 19-nortestosterone. This gave the substance the ability to better stabilize androgen receptors. In other words, the time of action of nandrolone increases approximately two to three times compared with the time of action of testosterone, and the longer the receptor remains activated, the greater the amount of protein synthesized by the cell. There is a negative point: free nandrolone is reborn into dihydronandrolone (DGN), which in the same two or three times inferior to nandrolone in efficiency, impairs the ability of nerve fibers to pass signals, which negatively affects neuromuscular stimulation and libido. True, nandrolone is not as active in the prostate, skin, so athletes taking this drug are less susceptible to acne, prostate hypertrophy, and baldness.
The effect of aromatase on the cycle of nandrolone is not so significant. But as a result of a chemical reaction, estrogen is still produced, albeit in small quantities. Do not forget about the progestogenic activity of 19-nortestosterone. Those with a total dose of more than six hundred milligrams per week put themselves at risk of developing gynecomastia.
When using the deck is usually not observed serious side effects. However, when the weekly dosage exceeds four hundred milligrams, blood pressure often increases. Against the background of worsening of blood coagulability, this leads to nasal bleeding, poor wound healing, the work of the sebaceous glands in the forced mode, acne, and severe headaches. The maximum increase in dose is fraught with disruption in the testicles, which begin to produce less testosterone, which causes a delay in the release of pituitary gonadotropins.
High progestogenic activity of nandrolone leads to erectile dysfunction and gynecomastia.
Achieving a noticeable effect from taking nandrolone is possible at dosages of two hundred milligrams per week and above. Some professional-grade athletes prescribed a daily dose of eight hundred milligrams. It is difficult to say how appropriate this is today. Indeed, recently there has been a tendency to abandon the nandrolone decanoate. World-class bodybuilders consider this drug exhausted and morally obsolete. However, people who do not think about sports achievements and just want to have a beautiful body can be advised to set an upper limit of one gram of nandrolone per week.
Nandrolone decanoate has a rather long half-life, so it is advisable to stay on one injection per week. True, there is another opinion. Many people believe that to maintain a stable level of hormone, it is better to use long-lived drugs more often in the body.