When you want to understand a subject thoroughly so that you can use a product or service effectively and safely, it’s best to begin by gaining an understanding of the name used to refer to that product or service. For example, if you’re one of the people who has heard about SARMs but don’t know enough about them, you can get started by looking at the words represented by those four letters.
SARM stands for Selective Androgen Receptor Modulators. But which of these words should you focus on first? For the non-scientist, the word “androgen” will probably be the best place to begin. So the question to ask first is, “What is an androgen?” The easiest way to answer is to describe androgen as a steroid hormone that can be natural or synthetic (man-made). Its primary purpose is the development and maintenance of characteristics found in male vertebrates.
What Does That Mean?
As you can imagine, entire scientific papers and books have been written on this subject and concepts related to it. But to understand what’s happening with androgen, you might want to consider that these hormones are key factors in the development of male sex organs and in the process of male puberty. The primary androgen in males is testosterone. Connect this word to another in the phrase and you have androgen receptors. These are the key to binding hormones and making them available at the cellular level.
At certain levels, this is not only important in development but also in the functions of sexual arousal and libido. Although occurring naturally, it’s possible to use androgens medically, which makes another word in “SARM” quite important. To achieve the correct objectives, it’s necessary for the androgen receptor modulators to be selective. These compounds can deliver therapeutic properties without the strong side effects often associated with steroidal compounds. SARMS in the USA can differentiate between androgenic activity and anabolic activity, which opens up opportunities for use in treatment of osteoporosis, musclewasting, and, in some cases, cancer.
SARMS as a non-steroidal alternative were introduced in the late 1990s. Though they are not meant to heal or cure a medical condition or disease, they can be used legally to conduct personal, individual research. These compounds are intended to be taken orally at 1ml each day, though there are products that you can take in multiple doses each day. Taking SARMs is easy enough. Just place it in the mouth and use juice or water to help you swallow it.
SARMs have also found use in the bodybuilding world as they provide many of the benefits of anabolic-androgenic steroids but with fewer side effects. This is an important factor for those who need some of the medical benefits but are concerned about the effects of steroids. When properly used according to directions from the manufacturer, these products can help increase mass while lowering bodyfat levels.
It’s very important for every individual to learn about SARMS and about the correct way to use them for positive results.