Natural Anabolic Steroids

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Robbie Hight 1/4/11 T2 Steroids Today, most people use steroids to gain the advantage of increased muscle size and stamina for competitions. The disadvantage is that there are many serious side effects caused by steroids that can be lethal. Synthetic steroids are illegal in the united states because of their dangerous side effects. Testosterone is a natural anabolic steroid that is responsible for the growth of facial hair, chest and pubic hair. Natural anabolic steroids are needed by the body to develop and maintain good health. Testosterone can also increase aggressiveness as well as muscle strength and mass. Natural anabolic steroids are hormones that promote healthy cell growth. Some people who are in sports use synthetic steroids to…show more content…
There are some side effects that will eventually show if these unnatural steroids keep being used. For example, some side effects that are bad for the user are, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, mood swings, impotency shrunken testicles and severe acne and even cancer. A well known side effect is roid rage, where a person can become completely enraged over little things that happen. A person who uses anabolic steroids can get to the point where they totally lose control over their emotions. There have been studies that have proven that the mind is affected by the use of anabolic steroids. Negative steroid side affects for men include reduced sperm count painful urination and some men can even develop breasts. When women take anabolic steroids they get a deeper voice, facial hair growth, shrinkage of breasts and changes of their menstrual cycle. Other steroid side effects for men and women include rapid weight gain, water retention, problems with blood clotting and damage to tendons because of disproportionate size of muscle growth. Teenagers and young adults who take steroids can have even more serious side effects. For example teenagers who take steroids can end up not growing as tall as they would naturally because the steroids can shut down the growth of bones. One of the more serious steroid side effects in teenagers is suicidal tendencies because taking steroids can effect the mind by causing mood swings and irrational anger. Steroids are drugs that mimic

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