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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Purchase
22 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No: The list negative effects is long, including both short and long-term effects. The short list is aggression, manic episodes, acne, alopecia, increased ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Long or short answer: Short answer is that Anabolic steroids cause growth (as opposed to androgenic steroids that make you masculine or corticosteroids & mineralocorticoids ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Benson
40 years experience Psychiatry
Because of abuses: One of the public forces that drove govt to "ban" Anabolic steroids was high-profile athletes, some of who 'professed' never to have used them, were p ... Read More
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Dr. Natalie Hodge
25 years experience Pediatrics
Bad health: They cause serious poor health issues as shrunken testicles, enlarged prostate, breast development, erectile dysfunction, reduced sperm count, severe ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harry Dollahite
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Significant risks: You've heard of anabolic steroids. Those are the steroids people abuse in sports, and performance enhancement. You certainly will bulk up, run faster, ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Purchase
22 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Illegally: Anabolic steroids, except for very rare cases, have no accepted medical use. The vast majority of people using Anabolic steroids are doing so illegall ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
Serious effects: Anabolic steroids can cause many adverse effects. Elevated blood pressure harmful changes in cholesterol levels increase the risk of cardiovascular ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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They are hormones: derived from cholesterol, that are related to testosterone, which is the naturally occurring one (as is andostenedione). They are either semisynthetic ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Often: Quite a few gym guys who've tried anabolic steroids have reported being troubled by their own behavioral changes. I've been around fitness for decades ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes, but............: And you will also increase your risk of cardiac disease, testicular atrophy and impotence and baldness and certain cancers. You think the trade-off is ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Same as testosterone: The body produces testosterone and similar steroids during puberty in men to increase muscle mass, hasten sexual maturation of both the anatomy (penil ... Read More

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