A quick word on the terminology. It is useful to use the terms Testosterone and Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) in the same sentence. Testosterone is the most commonly used term in all of this; it is often the only one used in medical or pharmacy literature. But that terminology is not accurate. If you are reading this page, you are likely reading and reading about testosterone because you are a health professional (i.e., your doctor, midwife, pharmacist, nurse or other health care professional) who is seeking the most effective medication or supplement for your patient. That's not what this page is about. The purpose of this page is to help you do a more informed and educated research on all aspects of this topic. Some common questions that come up in this research are:
What Is anabolic steroids? What is anabolic-androgenic steroids? Androgenic-androgenic steroids (AAS) are substances produced by the male sexual development and are primarily derived from the male sex hormone testosterone. These substances are used as anabolic steroids to enhance physical growth and physical strength and they are also used to enhance athletic performance. AAS are primarily illegal, however, and there is some anecdotal evidence that there is an increased incidence of use by both men and women in sports, including weight training.