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Are anabolic steroids safe?
10 doctors weighed in

Dr. Robert Purchase
Orthopedic Surgery
9 doctors agree
In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Robert Purchase
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
As a pathologist, I've seen lives ruined just by the emotional side effects -- a sustained feeling of well-being when started, and a dreadful deterioration of personality while using, and profound depression while tapering. Don't do this to yourself, friend. And almost all women prefer a naturally-fit man.
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