Anavar side effects can be both harmful and unpleasant.This is especially a risk if large doses are used frequently.
Before using Anavar it is important to be aware of the risks and dangers it could cause.
This is a concern:
It has been reported on several websites that guys have been buying fake anavar and getting scammed.
This can be extremely dangerous if you don’t know that steroid you are putting in your body you are even a greater risk.
If that is the case, you could experience other things than the anavar side effects we mention below.
As most anabolic and androgenic steroids, anavar causes the sebaceous glands in the skin to produce more oil.
This could result in an oiler skin and disgusting acne.
Those who are sensitive to acne are extremely susceptible to getting acne while using this steroid.
Hypertension (High blood pressure)
Anabolic steroids such as Anavar can cause the body to retain sodium which can lead to elevated blood pressure.
High blood pressure for a long period of time can be very dangerous and cause a heart attack, stroke, peripheral vascular disease, vision loss, chronic kidney disease and more.
If you already have problems with high blood pressure it is advised to stay off Anavar and any other anabolic steroid.
High Cholesterol – Increase in LDL (bad cholesterol)
Anavar can cause an increase in LDL(bad cholesterol) and decrease in HDL (good cholesterol)
This may vary between individuals and how they use the drug.
Here’s what to keep in mind:
If you already have problems with high cholesterol you should stay away from Anavar.
High cholesterol can cause a heart attack and a stroke.
Suppressed testosterone production
Anavar can cause low testosterone levels, that’s why many guys do a PCT at the end of an anavar cycle to prevent this from happening.
Low testosterone levels could cause a loss of muscle mass, testicular atrophy, decrease in sex drive and a decrease in energy levels.
Anavar can cause testicular atrophy, that’s when your testicles shrink because of a lower sperm count and testosterone suppression.
In most cases, this goes back to normal with the discontinued use of the drug. The bigger the dose the longer the recovery will take.
If you are genetically prone to hair loss DHT derived steroids such as Anavar can speed that process up.
DHT causes hair follicles to shrink and eventually stop growing.
You will only lose your hair if at some point you were going to get bald anyway then Anavar will make you lose your hair faster.
Anavar can cause priapism (long or unwanted erections)
Risk of liver damage
As we have established that anavar is probably the least liver toxic steroid out there.
That doesn’t mean that it cannot damage the liver, when taken in large doses for a long period of time it could potentially do some damage.
Many people report feeling depressed when taking Anavar.
This is possible because Anavar lowers HDL(good cholesterol), which can result in a bad mood, depression or be feeling unmotivated.
Anavar often referred to as “the woman steroid” because it is mild compared to other anabolic steroids.
The biggest concern for women is definitely virilization, they could develop masculine traits using the drug.
Here’s the deal:
Even though Anavar is less androgenic compared to other steroids, it is definitely not risk-free.
Women should be aware that they could potentially experience anavar side effects that include:
- Deepening of voice
- Body hair growth
- Clitoral enlargement
These side effects are limited to females, however, women could also experience most of the side effects we mentioned above.
These anavar side effects could be permanent if not identified early on.
If you are a woman and identify any of these side effects while using the drug you should stop use immediately.