Testicular atrophy is one such issue, although many of the studies suggesting it does cause shrinkage are relatively outdated — from the 1980s. Nevertheless, the majority of it suggests that smoking weed lowers testosterone levels, either directly or through precursor hormones; or causes testicular atrophy in monkeys and dogs. A study from 2012 revives this idea, and finds some evidence in men living in the Niger delta area of Nigeria. In that study, 75 men who smoked marijuana were also likely to have shrunken testicles, infertility, and even male breasts.
T here may be more elimination eg more phlegm, more urine - concentrated and for those who have a lot of toxins diarrhoe for 2 -3 days. Another side effect may be bruises because I do chi nei tsang and Karsai nei tsang or internal organ massage. Bruises occur only if your body has a lot of toxins or white blood cells. This will make the blood vessels weak so they break easily. Bruises will only appear on specific areas eg if over your liver indicates your liver is most toxic. Not everyone get bruises.
Many abusers who inject anabolic steroids may use nonsterile injection techniques or share contaminated needles with other abusers. In addition, some steroid preparations are manufactured illegally under nonsterile conditions. These factors put abusers at risk for acquiring lifethreatening viral infections, such as HIV and hepatitis B and C. Abusers also can develop endocarditis, a bacterial infection that causes a potentially fatal inflammation of the inner lining of the heart. Bacterial infections also can cause pain and abscess formation at injection sites.