Primoteston is a popular anabolic androgenic steroid made by one of the premier pharmaceutical compounding companies Schering. Schering is a German based pharmaceutical company founded in 1851 that would eventually merge with Plough and then be absorbed by Merk & co. but the area known as Schering AG would be later absorbed into Bayer and still produces compounds today. Of course, the compound were concerned with is Primoteston Depot; one of the most popular Testosterone-Enanthate compounds on earth. Interestingly enough, Schering AG also manufactures Testoviron Depot; a Testosterone-Enanthate compound that is for all intense purposes identical; this should not be confused with its Testoviron product which is actually an Enanthate and Propionate mixture.
While merely a Testosterone-Enanthate compound, what separates Primoteston from the rest is simply that it is Primoteston. First and foremost, Testosterone-Enanthate is not only one of the most popular testosterone compounds on the market, its one of the most popular anabolic steroids; further, for the healthy adult male it carries not only extreme power and effectiveness, but a high level of toleration. As for Primoteston, of all brands and compounds of this nature, this is one of the best; in-fact, you will not find testosterone products like Primoteston on the market that are any better; this is truly top of the line. Schering Primoteston Depot will always be clean and pure, it will always be accurately dosed and every last thing Testosterone-Enanthate is supposed to be; in a world where counterfeits and contaminated products often run wild, this is a more than welcomed product.
A truly remarkable testosterone compound, Primoteston carries properties that are of both a therapeutic and performance nature; in-fact, there is a strong crossover in some cases. For a low testosterone patient, this can be the remedy, and for the individual suffering from Andropause it is often an essential part of the remedying plan. Then we have performance, and as we will see this is one of the most versatile anabolic steroids we have at our disposal. Perfect for bulking and cutting cycles, fantastic for enhancing athletic performance, this is a steroid that holds the majority of the primary steroidal traits, and will serve most any healthy adult male quite well. This leads us to an important note; anabolic steroids like Primoteston are typically not advised to women; the virilization rating is much too high. Women need testosterone too; however, they do not need nearly as much, and if they suffer from low levels transdermal applications or implant pellets are often the best routes. Make no mistake, Primoteston can be used to treat a low level condition in women, but if it is used, while it can be tremendously effective it must be done so with tremendously low doses. Further, as with all anabolic steroids, Primoteston should not be used by adolescents due to the severe and often irreversible damage it can cause to their developing androgen system. With all of this in mind, lets take a look at Primoteston; we want to look at its nature and traits, the benefits held within, and of course, the possible adverse side-effects. In doing so, for the healthy adult male and we will only focus on the healthy adult male, we will find safe and successful Primoteston supplementation to be more than a possibility.
Primoteston Depot is a single large ester based testosterone compound attached to the large Enanthate ester. As all testosterone compounds, Primoteston carries an anabolic and androgenic rating of 100 in both categories, and more importantly, its translating action is in accordance with such ratings; this is important to note as it is not the case with all anabolic steroids. As a large ester based compound, Primoteston carries an active half-life of approximately 10.5 days making therapeutic injections necessary every seven to eight days, with most performance based schedules falling in the two injections per week range. Large performance doses can be an exception; even though it carries a fairly long active half-life, large doses are often best in every other day to every three day range. The reason for this is due to this steroids strong aromatizing nature, and when smaller doses are applied, this appears to make it easier to control the aromatizing nature of this steroid; more on aromatization in the side-effects section.
As a pure testosterone compound, this is not a substance our body is unfamiliar with; it is merely testosterone. As you understand, testosterone is the primary androgen and one of the most essential hormones all human beings produce; it affects our physical and sexual function and health, and even our mental function to a degree. In-order to understand the importance of this hormone, the best path to take is to understand what happens when our levels fall below satisfactory ranges; thankfully, when this occurs Primoteston can remedy the situation. Those who suffer from low testosterone, and there are more than 30-million men in the U.S. alone who suffer from a low level due to low testosterone or as part of a larger Andropause condition the following symptoms can occur:
- Loss of Libido: may refer to a partial or total loss
- Erectile Dysfunction: may refer to the inability to maintain or obtain
- Loss of Strength: often despite diet and exercise
- Loss of Muscle Mass: often despite diet and exercise
- Increased Body-Fat: often despite diet and exercise
- Loss of Energy: testosterone is essential to recovery recover goes down and energy levels decrease
- Depression: see all symptoms
- Lethargy: see energy
- Loss of Mental Clarity: testosterone keeps is part of what fuels the brain
- Loss of Focus: see clarity
- A Weakened Immune System: see recovery
- Insomnia: when our hormone levels are below adequate ranges, our most basic functions often falter
- Irritability: see all of the above
As you can see, none of the above is all that exciting, and such symptoms can severely diminish your overall quality of life. Unfortunately, in most cases, once you suffer from low testosterone you will always suffer from low testosterone; however, once again Primoteston can remedy every last symptom. Further, while the above symptoms are not directly life-threatening, when low testosterone levels are ignored it can open the door to many far more serious conditions; some of which are life-threatening indeed. Low testosterone has been linked to diabetes, osteoporosis, Alzheimers disease and polyuria as well as a contributing factor to many more possible conditions.
Of course, by the nature of testosterone, its quite easy to see how Primoteston can aid in treating a low testosterone condition; however, this doesnt tell us a lot about direct performance enhancement. Even so, a reversal of tissue and strength loss as well as body-fat gain should already tell you quite a bit, but when it comes to performance we want to know more; specifically, we want to understand this hormones nature as it pertains to supraphysiological doses.
With Primoteston supplementation, the following steroidal traits are greatly enhanced; these are some of the most common anabolic steroidal traits of all, and Primoteston will enhance each of them massively; they include:
- Increased Red Blood Cell Count: the body needs oxygen, and it is the bloods responsibility to carry oxygen through the body and the red blood cells are what carry oxygen to and through the blood an increased count results in greater oxygenation largely promoting recovery, endurance and even some visual conditioning effects
- Enhanced Protein Synthesis: one of the primary anabolic factors protein is the building block of muscle, and protein synthesis refers to the rate by-which cells build proteins as synthesis is enhanced, this building rate is enhanced this also dramatically affects tissue preservation
- Enhanced Nitrogen Retention: the more nitrogen we retain, the greater our anabolic atmosphere the less nitrogen we retain, the less anabolic we remain when nitrogen levels fall too low, we can easily slip into a catabolic state
- Decreased Glucocorticoid Production: - the most commonly known glucocorticoid is cortisol glucocorticoid hormones are often referred to as stress hormones, and these hormones promote fat gain and destroy muscle tissue glucocorticoid hormones can also make fat-loss and tissue building extremely difficult to do if the levels are too high
- Enhanced Metabolism: the metabolism refers to the rate by-which we process all our body intakes, performs, produces, heals, rejuvenates and functions
The Benefits of Primoteston:
By now, it shouldnt be too hard to see the benefits of Primoteston; in a therapeutic sense the benefits are simply the reversal of low level symptoms. You suffer from low testosterone, as a result you suffer from some of the symptoms of the condition, but with Primoteston supplementation the problems go away; that may sound simple, but its not a complicated matter. Then we have performance enhancement, and once again the benefits should be easy to see, but as Primoteston can be used for numerous performance enhancing purposes lets put the benefits into a more real life understanding.
For the off-season athlete, the individual looking to gain mass and strength there is nothing better than testosterone, and as Primoteston Depot is a pure and high quality testosterone compound it is the perfect solution. For such an individual, mass and strength will greatly increase, but more importantly it will do so with less body-fat accumulation that often comes with off-season periods of growth. This isnt a license to eat like a cow; do this and youll gain body-fat just as you would without supplementation, and while youll still need excess calories to grow, youll be able to grow at a more efficient and cleaner rate.
Then we have cutting cycle use; this is the period when we are trying to lose body-fat, but, unfortunately, cutting often comes with severe muscle tissue and energy loss. In-order to lose body-fat, we must be in a caloric deficit, and as we continue to lose fat our body will begin to fight this process; the body does not want to change even when change is in its best interest. As the body fights this change, as its survival instinct is to hold onto stored body-fat it will begin to take what it needs from your muscle tissue, and as you lose muscle tissue this even slows down your metabolism. Fortunately, Primoteston supplementation will prevent all of this; youll be able to lose body-fat while preserving your hard earned lean tissue, and just as important, due to the increased metabolic rate youll be able to burn fat at a higher and more efficient rate.
Those are some fantastic benefits, but if thats not good enough its only going to get better. Regardless of your purpose of use, Primoteston will as mentioned above greatly enhance your muscular endurance and promote healing and rejuvenation of the body at a more efficient rate; by any definition, that is performance enhancement. You wont tire out as fast, you will heal faster and be able to perform at a higher rate more often, and all in all, youll simply be a more effective you. Your energy levels will have increased, and just as the low level patient, your sense of well-being will be increased, and as this results in a happier you it simply once again results in a better you.
The Side-Effects of Primoteston:
As with all anabolic androgenic steroids, the side-effects of Primoteston Depot are very real, and they will be the same as all testosterone compounds. By its nature, Primoteston carries a strong aromatizing nature; aromatization referring to the conversion of testosterone into estrogen. As estrogen levels increase, this can lead to some of the most common anabolic steroidal side-effects known to man, and while they are a concern there is hope. As we mentioned early on, Primoteston carries an extremely high level of toleration for the healthy adult male; so high, with responsible use most healthy adult males can avoid every last side-effect.
As excess estrogen is the primary concern due to the aromatizing nature of this compound, the primary side-effects of Primoteston include gynecomastia, high blood pressure and water retention. In-order to prevent such conditions, your first line of defense will be an Aromatase Inhibitor (AI) such as Anastrozole (Arimidex) or Letrozole (Femara). AIs do exactly what they sound like they do; they inhibit the aromatase process from occurring, and they even lower the bodys total estrogen levels. Of course, it must be noted; AIs can have a negative impact on cholesterol levels, and testosterone supplementation, especially at a supraphysiological level can also have a negative impact on cholesterol; both HDL and LDL levels. For this reason, responsible doses of Primoteston and AI use are imperative, but just as important and perhaps more important is your overall lifestyle. First and foremost, you should not supplement with Primoteston or any anabolic steroid if you already suffer from high blood pressure of cholesterol, but if your levels are healthy you should continue to live in a way that promotes the continuation of such healthy levels. Including plenty of omega fatty acids in your diet is a great place to start; omega fatty acids will increase your HDL cholesterol, the good cholesterol, and as HDL cholesterol largely regulates LDL cholesterol, the bad cholesterol this will improve your total cholesterol levels.
Beyond these effects, there are two side-effects of Primoteston use that are guaranteed in all men who supplement, and they are completely dependent on one another; testosterone suppression and testicular atrophy. When we supplement with Primoteston, our body no longer has a need to manufacture its own testosterone, and as testosterone is manufactured in the testicles, as a result they will atrophy. This atrophy does not mean they vanish or disappear, but they will lose a good bit of fullness. Even so, during supplementation, this is of very little concern; after all, while testosterone is essential to our health and natural production has been suppressed we are still providing all our body needs through exogenous use. Then we have the issue of discontinuing use, and once we discontinue use our natural production will return, but theres still more to say.
When it comes to a natural recovery, first and foremost, this is assuming you did not suffer from a low testosterone condition prior to supplementation, and more importantly, you did not severely damage your HPTA during supplementation with improper practices. Further, for the low level patient, as you will need continuous therapy, coming off supplementation isnt an issue for you. Where this can be an issue is for the performance enhancer, and once use is discontinued its going to take some time for your natural production to fully recover. For this reason, a Post Cycle Therapy (PCT) plan is often advised; a PCT plan should consist of one Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulator (SERM) such as Tamoxifen Citrate (Nolvadex) or Clomiphene Citrate (Clomid) with the possible inclusion of short-term Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (hCG) use. No, this will not return your levels back to their prime all on its own, theres no PCT plan on earth that can do this; however, it will stimulate your natural testosterone production, and more importantly, ensure you have enough of this essential hormone for proper function while your levels continue to naturally rise. It should also be noted; as natural testosterone production comes back online, your testicles will return to their normal size.