Understanding Anabolic Steroids: The Difference Between Physiological & Supraphysiological Doses w/Dr. George Touliatos

Jay Campbell

By Jay Campbell

November 20th, 2018

Anabolic steroids get a really bad rep. The mainstream media vilifies them because of bodybuilders using supraphysiological doses. What are the benefits of anabolics when they are taken in therapeutic doses? What disruption do you create when you use supraphysiological doses of steroids and withdraw from them? On this episode, author, expert and scientific advisor, Dr. George Touliatos is back to talk about anabolic steroid misconceptions, optimization and bodybuilding.

In order to use anabolics to get jacked, run faster, or jump longer, you need supraphysiological doses— but they have side effects. Dr. George Touliatos

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At the start of the show, Dr. George shared how he got started, and the truth about anabolic steroids that we don’t hear in the media. Next we talked about the side effects of anabolic steroids and who is more likely to experience them. Dr. George also shared on his own experience with anabolics and why health is not a priority for a lot of professional bodybuilders. We also discussed:

  • The physical and mental effects of steroid addiction
  • Misconceptions about “roid rage”
  • The lack of optimization doctors in Europe

Anabolic steroids have a bad name in the media and in most people’s minds, but this view is based on the side effects of people who take supraphysiological doses. Physiological doses have benefits, but they do not have the performance enhancing and cosmetic results that are so vilified. There’s also the view of steroid users as super aggressive and angry, but that’s not how everyone reacts. The side effects and negative reactions have a lot more to do with the individual and the lifestyle they lead. Guest Bio Dr. Touliatos is an author, expert and scientific advisor to MuscleMag and Muscular Development Greek editions. Buy his book here https://www.amazon.com/PEDS-use-sports-Physicians-Perspective/dp/1548349879. You can find him on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. To learn how to fully optimize your health and life, read the Amazon best-seller The TOT Bible. To learn how to optimize IF for maximal fat loss and muscle preservation grab your copy of The Metabolic Blowtorch Diet: Now available as an Audio Book! BlowTorchDiet.com  The-Metabolic-Blowtorch-Diet-3D-Book-Cover If you don’t read books but prefer educational videos, check out my Webinar Series: How to Optimize Intermittent Fasting with Dennis Mangan how to optimize intermittent fasting with dennis mangan webinar How to Understand and Treat Testosterone Resistance Syndrome with Dr Keith Nichols

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