Anabolic androgenic steroids may be associated with early CAD


eMediNexus    06 November 2017

Anabolic androgenic steroids may be associated with early coronary artery disease CAD in apparently healthy young people according to new research presented November 4 2017 at the Brazilian Congress of Cardiology SBC 2017 held in S o Paulo from 5 November 3 5 2017. The study found that 24 of steroid users had atherosclerosis in their coronary arteries compared to none of the non users and sedentary participants. The steroid users with atherosclerosis also had significantly reduced HDL levels and HDL function.

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