Women using Winstrol will notice excessive hair growth on their faces and bodies; this is because Winstrol is DHT derivative. Another adverse effect of DHT based steroids is baldness. With Winstrol too women experience male pattern baldness. The prolong use Winstrol also results in an outbreak of steroid acne in women. Winstrol increases the activity of the sebaceous glands present in the body. The sebaceous glands produce an oily film sebum. Sebum causes blocking of pores and blackheads and acne appear on the face and body of the user. The hair growth and hair loss remain even when women stop taking this steroid.
There are also some who complain of joint pain when using Winstrol. As a steroid that does not aromatize there will be no water retention but the “dry feeling” may not be what many think it is. Most who use the steroid will be physique athletes or gym rats during a cutting phase. They will also typically add it into a plan late in the diet once they’re already lean. Typically, when you become very lean, bodybuilding lean, this makes the joints a little uncomfortable. With or without Winstrol this discomfort could potentially exist. As for pro athletes who have nearly every last steroid at their disposal, remember, if Winstrol weren’t effective in competitive sports so many athletes wouldn’t make it a primary and favorite choice. In fact, the combo of Winstrol with low doses of Nandrolone is a very common stack among many athletes, and this stack will greatly eliminate any potential joint discomfort should it exist.
For performance athletes, standard doses for men range between 25 and 50 milligrams a day. The most common dose is 25 milligrams taken orally or 50 milligrams injected. Such doses will produce solid results while allowing for control of side effects. In bodybuilders, the most common dose is 50 milligrams a day, with some going as high as 100 milligrams. Such high doses are not normally suggested outside of fitness models and bodybuilders, however, as side effects can become uncontrollable. If you are lean with body fat less than 10 percent , then these high dosages can produce an excellent physique for a show or competition. Do not take these high doses for more than seven to 10 days, however, because of the likelihood of cardiovascular and hepatotoxic side effects. Total use of Winstrol should not exceed two months , and then you should take a two-month break from this drug.