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How can testosterone and anabolic steroids help with treating AIDS wasting syndrome?

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Testosterone and anabolic steroids may help you build muscle, but because they're related to sex hormones, they can cause male infertility or irregular periods. They can also lower your good cholesterol (HDL).

From: AIDS Wasting Syndrome WebMD Medical Reference

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New Mexico AIDS Education and Training Center: "AIDS Wasting," "Body Composition," and "Marijuana."

HIV Medicine: "Wasting Syndrome."

MedlinePlus: "Drugs, Supplements, and Herbal Information."

Reviewed by Jonathan E. Kaplan on December 16, 2018

SOURCES:

New Mexico AIDS Education and Training Center: "AIDS Wasting," "Body Composition," and "Marijuana."

HIV Medicine: "Wasting Syndrome."

MedlinePlus: "Drugs, Supplements, and Herbal Information."

Reviewed by Jonathan E. Kaplan on December 16, 2018

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