Dallas McCarver's Autopsy Report Is Out & It Will Give Steroid Abusers A Horrifying Nightmare
If you are a bodybuilding fan, you must have heard about Dallas McCarver. The bodybuilding industry suffered a shock last year when Dallas, at 26-years-old met with sudden death. Of course, he was looked up to as a prodigy and hailed as the next young mass monster coming out of the US. His death was saddening but also brought to light his history of steroid abuse. Initially, it was rumored that he died because of choking but a 26-year-old guy dying of choking is difficult to believe! So, the world waited with baited breath for his autopsy report. Now, 3 months after his death, the autopsy report is out and unlike Rich Piana's case, we do have a toxicology report in Dallas' case. So, let's clear the air regarding the rumors.
Who Was Dallas McCarver?
The 6'1', 300 lb bodybuilder started his career at an early age and went on to earn his pro card at an age of just 21-years-old. He won many popular bodybuilding competitions and even placed 8th at the 2016 Mr. Olympia Competition. He seemed to have a promising bodybuilding career as he was huge and carried just as much mass as the top level pros. However, the first jolt came in March 2017 when Dallas collapsed while posing at the Arnold Classic in Australia. Although he did get back to his routine training soon enough but in August 2017, he was found unconscious in his home. Since he was found with food scattered all around him and in his esophagi, it was believed that he died of choking.
Autopsy Report: A Story Bodybuilders Don't Want To Believe
His autopsy report clearly states severe cardiomegaly which means abnormal enlargement of heart. This is common with people who use anabolic steroids and HGH. His heart weighs around 833 gm, almost thrice the size of a normal human heart, which is 300gms. Even Rich Piana, who was 20 years older than Dallas, had a heart that weighed 670gms. You can imagine the extent to which steroids were abused to achieve such great things at such a young age. Apart from hypertrophy of the kidneys and liver, the autopsy report clearly stated that he died due to an 'un-witnessed acute cardiac event', which was caused by pre disposing factors of severe concentric left ventricular hypertrophy. His heart enlargement was pointed towards the chronic use of exogenous steroids and non-steroid hormones. There is significant difference between a naturally occurring cardiovascular disease and those resulting from chronic use of exogenous hormones which was in the case of Dallas's early death.
His toxicology report showed clear abuse of testosterone. His testosterone was 550 ng/ml while the normal range is between 270 to 1070 ng/dl. This is even higher than a normal drug using bodybuilder's testosterone levels. His toxicology report tested positive for 'trenbolone' which is a lethal anabolic steroid. It is very potent and equally harsh on the human body. For a safer dose of trenbolone, the cholesterol rises up to 20-30 points and blood pressure sky rockets. Abusing 'tren' is bound to cause major heart issues. Unsurprisingly, Dallas didn't pay heed and on the highway to hell. Also, stacking up such a high dose of testosterone along with a drug like trenbolone, is an invitation for major trouble as it strains the heart.
I think Dallas went way ahead of what his body could take. The same happened with Rich Piana last year. No doubt that the both of them motivated a lot of people in bodybuilding and achieved great heights, but at what cost? It wasn't even sudden, he saw it coming when he collapsed on stage during a pose down. Unfortunately for him, this realization came after a point of no return. I just hope that this serves as a lesson to stubborn meatheads who live in a fantasy world, aimlessly chasing a hedonistic lifestyle. Abusing anabolic hormones like recreational drugs is nothing to be proud of. Your number of your IG followers isn't worth your life.
Anuj Tyagi is a Certified Personal Trainer, Certified Sports Nutritionist and Therapeutic Exercise Specialist From American Council on Exercise (ACE) . He is the Founder of thewebsite where he provides online Training. Though a Chartered Accountant by education, he has been closely associated with Fitness Industry since 2006. His motto is to transform people Naturally and he believes that the secret formula for Fitness is Consistency and commitment towards your Training and Nutrition. You can connect with him throughFacebook andYoutube.
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