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Steroids and the immune system
Wiki Research Mission Statement Donate! Steroids and the immune system. Results 1 to 15 of What impact do they have? Alot of people are coming down with the flu on DS like superdrol. AAS decrease activity of the immune system by affecting the function of white blood cells the cells in your body which fight infections and reduce inflammation and production of inflammatory chemicals in body tissues. And yes, including test. Originally Posted by VictorZ Originally Posted by tpd I know this is my first post, and hopefully I wont get in too much trouble for attempting to correct a mod, but here I go.
When it came out it was the second coming of christ, We're talking just as bad as M1T. Don't bother with that shit if you care about your body at all, not worth the risk. Originally Posted by RNS. We're dead almost goose eggs on cholesterol, I just don't understand why anybody would risk doing this to themselves, who knows when it'll come back up and how quickly it will come back.
Not worth the risk in my opinion, considering most people on here probably have some type of "hook up" it's 10x safer to just pin test and what not. Just because superdrol's legal doesn't mean it's safe, I'd rather pin test for 10 weeks ANY day than run that junk. Originally Posted by indoro1ds. It is a bit more complicated than that, not surprisingly. Here is Immunology in a nutshell. The immune system has two "arms of attack": The cell mediated arm, or cellular immunity, responds to general assaults on the body by sending out immune cells to do things like attack invading organisms, or degrade necrotic tissue, in a non specific manner.
By non specific it is meant that the immune cells do not recognize the invader as a specific target with which they are familiar. Inflammation is an example of a cell mediated response. When you get a sliver or strain a muscle the body sends immune cells there to wall off the site, increase blood flow, remove damaged tissue, etc. Humoral immunity involves B lymphocytes that secrete antibodies that bind to the target and allow immune cells to recognize the target immediately as an invader and launch an attack.
When you are vaccinated for something, like smallpox, you are injected with a small inactive piece of the virus. This primes your body to make large numbers of B cell clones that, if ever challenged with smallpox for real, pump out antibodies that mark the virus for destruction by other cells.
The big advantage of this system is that it is fast and efficient. The disadvantage is that it is very specific. The cellular response is not as efficient but it works against any invader, not just one for which there already exist primed clonal B cells.
There is an emerging model of how the sex steroids regulate the two arms of the immune system. It is thought that testosterone stimulates the humoral arm and suppresses the cellular arm. This paradigm arose from the study of autoimmune diseases which overwhelmingly plague women more than men. The majority of autoimmune diseases involve a cellular immune system gone wild.
Since in men testosterone suppresses cellular immunity, men are much less likely to suffer from these diseases, like rheumatoid arthritis. So when NFG mentioned that androgens are antiinflammatory, this is kind of what it means technically.
Some steroids seem to have stronger effects than others. So when people say deca improves joints because it makes you hold water, that is nonsense. It is an antiinflmmatory because it suppresses cell mediated immunity, which controls inflammation. Why is deca's reputation as an antiinflammatory better than testosterone's for example? My guess is the minimal aromatization and its progestogenic activity. If you link to the article below and open the graphic, you will see a couple of interesting things.
First, progesterone, like testosterone, stimulates humoral immunity the TH2 mediated response in the graphic and suppresses cellular immunity TH1 response. So progesterone has antiinflammatory action. Second, estrogen exerts a biphasic effect. At low doses it is proinflammatory, stimulating the TH1 arm of the immune system cellular immunity and inflammation.
Deca then works both as an androgen and a progestin to quell inflammation. Testosterone, by virtue of its aromatization to estrogen is an inferior antiinflammatory. If you want to learn more about sex hormones and immunity, this is a good article to start with http: Can anyone explain what Deca decadurabalin has on the immune system? If used moderately, one round per 12 months. Deca durabolin is actually good for the immune system.
Originally Posted by bighooter. The immune system in body is the ability to fight disease and makes us healthy. Immune strengthening system helps us to protect from cold, viruses and all bacterial infections.
Natural herbs and other plant product are considered as natural immune system. There is increase in risk for many diseases in older age, so you need to strengthen the immune system to overcome these illnesses.