Tobias S. Kohler MD, MPH, presented “Supra-Physiologic Testosterone Supplementation: Do Body Builders Know Something We Don’t?” during the Jackson Hole Seminars on February 7, 2018 in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

How to cite: KohlerTobias S. “Supra-Physiologic Testosterone Supplementation: Do Body Builders Know Something We Don’t?” February 7, 2018. Accessed Nov 2018. https://grandroundsinurology.com/supra-physiologic-testosterone-supplementation-do-body-builders-know-something-we-dont/

Supra-Physiologic Testosterone Supplementation: Do Body Builders Know Something We Don’t?

Summary:

Tobias S. Kohler, MD, MPH, discusses the epidemiology and associated dangers of steroid abuse. Specifically, he explains steroid-related risk of testicular atrophy, gynecomastia, infertility, and sudden cardiac death. Through an anecdote, he illustrates the psychological and sociological causes of steroid abuse.