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What is the difference between Steroids and Prohormones?

Asked by R. Barnes, Last updated: Jul 10, 2020

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Matz Lewis Clark

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Matz Lewis Clark, College student, Graduation, Orlando

Answered Aug 27, 2019

Most times, people try to use both Steroids and Prohormones interchangeably, probably due to an earlier knowledge that is not accurate. Although, both steroids and prohormones might end up producing similar results they are not the same. Steroids are compounds which play some vital roles in the body. These include sending of signals to steroid hormone receptors in the body so that they can be triggered to activate a particular function. Steroids also work by playing significant roles in the healthy functioning of the cells. They cause the permeability of the cells so that fluids can come in and move out.

Most times, people try to use both Steroids and Prohormones interchangeably, probably due to an
There are different types of steroids available with different types of functions. Prohormones, on the other hand, are substances which can be converted to hormones by the body. They are not hormones specifically, but they act by changing into hormones which the body needs at a particular time. Another difference is that steroids are present in both plants and animals, whereas prohormones are only present in human beings.

 

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A. Samuel, Content Manager, Masters in Marketing and accounting, Florida

Answered Jul 16, 2019

One of the essential substances that people in the fitness world, most notably those in the area of bodybuilding circle use is Steroids. You may have heard of people using Prohormones severally, in one way or the other, these two-term means the same thing. However, steroids are enormously different from Prohormones, though they both help individuals in having stronger and well-formed muscles. Steroids are hormones important for several physiologic developments in the body. The type of steroid used by the bodybuilders and athletes builds and strengthen the muscle to improve their overall performance.

One of the essential substances that people in the fitness world, most notably those in the area of
There is another type responsible for the regulation of the immune system and blood pressure mechanism of the body. On the other hand, Prohormones, as the name implies, is a substance converted into a hormone by the body. This is also known as steroidal supplements. While taking Prohormones, you can easily decide which hormone of your body you want to develop. For instance, if you wish to more androgenic features, you should consume Prohormones for testosterone.

 

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