Steroids Persuasive Speech

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To gain a nice body for the ladies, to get the extra edge on the field, to become the next eight time, Mr.Olympia, competition winner, Ronnie Coleman are all reasons why people take steroids. Go into your local gym and find the two hundred fifty pounder who is benching five hundred pounds and most likely he's juicing. Juicing is a term known to many as injecting or orally ingesting steroids to become bigger and stronger at an increased rate. People all over the world from Olympic athletes to high school players use steroids or maybe small and skinny jimmy next door who is all of a sudden muscular used them. Rates of steroid abuse are growing and people don't realize the danger that comes along with the massive gain in muscle and strength when using steroids. Use of these drugs can cause serious injury and in some cases death. Steroids can affect an athlete's or person's health when taking them. Not everyone experiences these side effects but steroids have been known to cause the following: liver, prostate, and kidney cancer, reduction of HDL Cholesterol, high blood pressure, aggressive behavior, aching joints, injury to tendons, ligaments, and muscles, acne on face, back, and other areas of the body, reduced sperm count, heart arrhythmia, increased sex drive, and many other side effects, some being more serious…show more content…
Hormones are chemical messengers secreted by the endocrine glands or other glands in the body. These chemical messengers send messages between cells. Hormones take many different actions in the body. They can stimulate or inhibit growth, trigger or suspend programmed cell death, activate or inhibit the immune system, regulate metabolism, and prepare for new activity or phase of life. They can also control the making and releasing of other hormones. Finally, they control the reproductive cycle of organisms. (Hormone - Wikipedia, the free

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