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Does intake of steroids cause lack of testosterone production in body?

I used to be a body builder and took some steroids. I have had 2 heart attacks and a quadruple bypass, and still get very out of breath. I am overweight now with not being able to exercise! but the main problem is I think i do not produce enough testosterone, and to much estrogen as my man boobs are really large in comparison with my body. I am on lots of heart tablets, and type 2 diabetic also. Can you help?
Wed, 4 Jul 2018
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Hello and Welcome to ‘Ask A Doctor’ service. I have reviewed your query and here is my advice.

It looks like you are having some HORMONAL ISSUES. So get your FSH.LH TOTAL TESTOSTERONE.E2 etc by consulting either an andrologist or endocrinologist. Certain conditions can be easily treated. Feel free to ask your doubt with more details.

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