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Deer Antler Velvet: Does it Work?

Does this bizarre miracle muscle- and strength-building supplement really work?

February 2013 | ConFITdent
Deer Antler Velvet: Does it Work?

Deer antler velvet has made its way into the spotlight recently thanks to claims that Super Bowl winner Ray Lewis used it in spray form to recover from his October triceps injury. Lewis denied the claim, but had many people wondering if deer antler velvet, a substance that is banned by the NFL and claims to increase strength and boost muscle recovery, really works. The natural supplement, made from the fuzz that covers male deer antlers, is a growth hormone known as IGF-1, which supposedly can repair cartilege damage and increase strength and muscle mass. 

But it sounds a little too good to be true, which is why our friends at ConFITdent decided to take a deeper look into what deer antler velvet can really do. Does it work?

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