Clomid (commercially known as Clomiphene Citrate) – a synthetic estrogen, which is usually assigned to women that have difficulty conceiving a child. As for men, the application of Clomid increases the level of hormones that stimulate the testicles. That is Clomid acts directly on the pituitary gland. This increases the natural production of testosterone by the body.
Chemically for athletes this is highly a favorable effect, since at the end of cycle Testosterone levels are higher than normal. Once the athlete stops taking medication, testosterone levels significantly decreased and its natural level must be returned. Because of this, there are considerable loss of muscle mass and volume. Studies show that when taking Clomid in the amount of 50-100 mg per day, in the evening or in the morning, after meals, in the two-week period or more natural testosterone production is back to normal.
During the period of Clomid use, it raises testosterone levels. As effective is Clomid as an anti-estrogen. Many athletes experience a surplus in it after completing the cycle. A high level of the hormone in combination with low testosterone may lead to the development of gynecomastia. Clomid – solves two problems: blocks unwanted effect of estrogen; rising natural level of testosterone in the body.
In this regard as of side effects, it is considered a fairly safe drug. Clomid is both women and men, in that there are no contraindications. Women who use this drug helps to achieve tighter appearance before the competition. There may be temporary visual disturbances.