What sort of problem is anabolic steroid usage?

Anabolic steroids. First of all, it is now a significant legal problem. It is against the law. There are also health risks with serious adverse effects on mental function (a tendency towards anger or rage or aggression) and on the liver. Anabolic steroids are not a good idea unless you have a bone marrow problem or weight loss from cancer.
Side effects. Side effects of anabolic steroids include shrunken testicles, enlarged prostate, breast development, erectile dysfunction, reduced sperm count, severe acne, high blood pressure and strokes http://www.health-today.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/sz1.gif.

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Are anabolic steroids safe?

No. The list negative effects is long, including both short and long-term effects. The short list is aggression, manic episodes, acne, alopecia, increased risk of tendon tears, liver dysfunction, liver cancer, hypogonadism, decreased sperm count and mobility, gynecomastia, increased risk of prostate cancer, hypertension, cardiac hypertrophy, and case reports of sudden death. Those are the highlights. Read more...

Is it okay to use anabolic steroids?

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, gain strength and size. However, there are serious medical side effects which come along for the ride. Psychiatric disturbance is also a potential side effect – roid rage. Steroids should be prescribed and monitored by a competent physician. Read more...
I'd urge you not to. I've been around gyms for decades. Among the ordinary fitness-guys that I know who've tried them, all have said they were sorry. The emotions are the worst. You may do something impulsively that you regret horribly for the rest of your life. Tapering may cause depression bad enough to land you in the mental ward. Your balls shrink. Most women prefer a naturally fit man and can tell you aren't. Read more...

Help please, what are anabolic steroids?

They are hormones. derived from cholesterol, that are related to testosterone, which is the naturally occurring one (as is andostenedione). They are either semisynthetic (chemically related to testosterone) or fully synthetic. They increase metabolism and muscle mass, which is their natural function in men, and cause sexual maturation. In excessive doses, they are very toxic, which is one reason they are banned. Read more...

What are the different kinds of anabolic steroids?

See below. Anabolic steroids, technically known as anabolic-androgenic steroids (aas), are drugs that have similar effects to testosterone in the body. There are four common forms in which Anabolic steroids are administered: oral pills, injectable steroids, creams/gels for topical application, and skin patches. Methyltestosterone and Fluoxymesterone as well as testosterone are examples. Read more...

What should I expect after injecting anabolic steroids?

Anabolic steroids. Please go on-line to "www.drugabuse.gov/public" Unless a doctor has documented that you have a low testosterone level it is foolhardy to use anabolic steroids. You should be aware of the athletes who have got themselves into trouble by using anabolic steroids. Read more...
Regrets. I've been around gyms for decades. Of the ordinary fitness-guys I know who've tried them, all have said they were sorry. The emotional roller-coaster, the risk of doing something you'll be terribly sorry for, and just having your testicles shrink aren't worth it. It's cheating, and most women prefer a naturally fit man and can tell. You don't want this. Read more...