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PSA about peptides for performance enhancement

So I know that we recently got a new sponsor that sells a variety of peptides, so I thought now would be a pretty good time to make this post.

I’ve heard a lot of people say (or imply) that peptides are a safe® alternative or addition to gear, and while thats mostly true (things like TB500 and most ghrelin mimetics are pretty safe, though ghrelin mimetics can cause insulin resistance and gyno in rare cases) peptides can be just as dangerous and side effect prone as AAS.

A great example of this is perhaps the most well known peptide of all, insulin. As I’m sure we’re all aware, insulin carries with it both short term and long term dangers and is something most of you probably wouldn’t touch.

And even if you don’t touch any of the more dangerous ones like insulin or melanotan 1 or 2 (which increase your risk of melanoma) they still have side effects, which can actually stack and make the side effects of AAS worse.

Take follistatin for instance. Probably best known in this community as a myostatin inhibitor, it also inhibits follicle stimulating hormone, which is a hormone that works with luteinizing hormone to cause spermatogenesis, and is necessary for both male and female reproduction (especially important in females, as it controls menstruation and ovulation, so if you were thinking of giving to your wife as a safe alternative to AAS, especially don’t). Combine with any AAS and the factory is shut down completely.

This isn’t to say don’t use peptides. This is a forum for people discussing aas obviously I’m not entirely opposed to using compounds that have risks to gain an edge, but I am saying to treat peptides with the same respect you should treat AAS, and to do your research before taking any foreign substance, whether it’s in oil or water.

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Thought this could be my contribution to harm reduction month since I couldn’t afford to buy a kit. Stay safe everyone, and keep getting big.

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Very good read bro and straight to the point. Thanks

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Thanks man. I tried not to gum it up with a lot of technical terms noone wants to read that would just take away from the point which is one I really wanted to get across.

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Good read, appropriate tag.

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I looked into follistaten and could int find any real
Of evidence of it working great I do have some yk11 left over fro sarms days I May add to to end of bulk cycle see if it helps any the deca should offset dry joints

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At this current point as far as Im aware the only really effective form of myostatin inhibition is through gene knockout therapy targeting the mstn gene. There is some promising data from gdf-8 propeptide as well as gdf-11 propeptide, but it’s all so experimental right now that I don’t want to touch it with a 10 foot pole. I’m not that knowledgeable about YK-11 so I can’t really speak about anything involving it.

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It’s a weird compound in the sarm family but also made off dht backbone that supposedly has myostatin inhibiting properties. It worked nice the first time I used it so figure why not use as oral at end of cycle

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What is bad about Melanotan II?

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If you have freckles and moles it could make them more susceptible to cancer I believe.

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We can supply Melanotan II @Cathead

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Exactly right.

@Cathead Melanotan is a synthetic variant of a hormone that stimulates melanocytes. Melanoma is just cancerous melanocytes, and cancers react to hormones the same way that noncancerous cells do, which is why nolva is used to treat breast cancer, as it shrinks breast tissue, which is what breast cancer is.

Melanotan 1 or 2 wont cause melanoma, in fact the increased melanin will block UV radiation decreasing the chance of its development, however what it will do, similarly to GH, is cause any existent melanoma to grow. Before starting melanotan I’d schedule an appointment with a dermatologist just to get cleared of any potential risks, and schedule an appointment after you finish running it, as well as check yourself regularly for any moles, kind of like getting bloods done before and after running any AAS.

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@Sam, emailed you.

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Ok. I will check.

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Thanks I didn’t know this good read bro

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