Is deer antler velvet a banned substance?

Is deer antler velvet a banned substance?

Since early 2013, WADA (The World Anti-Doping Agency) has removed deer antler velvet extract from its list of banned substances and has recently reaffirmed that deer antler velvet extract is safe for all athletes to use.

How much does deer antler velvet cost?

Deer antler velvet prices vary widely, and range from $7.99 to over $1,000 based on shops that we found online. Our number one rule when purchasing deer antler velvet is to make sure it’s pure antler velvet, and avoid ordering the cheap stuff (because it’s definitely not pure).

Does deer antler velvet have testosterone?

Deer velvet might have an effect due to the hormones it may contain, including testosterone, androstenedione, and dehydroepiandrosterone.

What does deer antler do for your body?

Made from male deer antlers during the stage when the antlers are covered in soft fuzz, the unproven performance enhancer is often used by athletes who believe it helps heal cartilage and tendon injuries more quickly and boosts strength and endurance.

How long does deer antler velvet take to work?

In the case of deer antler velvet, it typically takes 90 days, or 3 months for the supplement to be at its full effects. There are many other factors at play regarding how long it takes for deer antler velvet to work.

What does deer antler velvet do for men?

Some people use deer velvet to increase levels of certain sex hormones (estrogen and testosterone), improve fertility, increase interest in sexual activity (as an aphrodisiac), and treat male sexual performance problems (erectile dysfunction, ED).

Can you take deer antler velvet everyday?

However, 500 mg per day has been recommended traditionally for those seeking the health benefits that deer antler velvet can provide. For the performance enhancement benefits that come with deer antler velvet, 1500 mg per day is recommended.

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