Have you ever considered the use of steroids? The consideration of steroids have always come about to almost any athlete. There are many side-effects and risks associated with the use of anabolics, and they are discussed here.
There are many different kinds of anabolic steroids of today. They are highly used in professional sports such as baseball, football, wrestling, olympics and others. They are especially highly used in the sport of bodybuilding.
Anabolic steroids provide a competitive edge for athletes for any sport they may participate in. Steroids are used to mainly increase muscle mass and also boost athletic performance. These are some of the reasons why people take steroids. There are also some that aren’t involved in athletics, but take steroids mainly for looks. With the benefits of anabolics, there are also consequences from the use of steroids.
There are several side-effects of steroids, both for men and women. Side-effects of anabolics may vary depending on the type, duration of use, dosage and individual response from the use of the drug.
Side-effects for men include; acne on the face, increased facial hair, decreased sperm count, shrunk testicles, reduced libido, liver damage, roid rage, increased aggressive-ness, male-pattern baldness, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, impotence, gynocomastia(development of breast tissue in males) and mood swings. Men who are also proned to baldness increase their rate of male pattern baldness by taking steroids. You may also completely stop the natural production of hormones such as testosterone with the use of anabolics. Anabolic steroids also have been linked to cardiovascular problems, and may cause heart disease of long term use of drugs. Anabolics may also permanently stunt your bone growth by causing your growth plates to close. There is also a possibility of male prostate enlargement. Steroids are also linked to kidney disease due to the increased work production of the filtration and excretion systems of the body.
Women may also experience with most of the side-effects stated above. Enlargement of the clitoris, deepening of the voice, and increased bodily and facial hair may occur throughout the use of anabolic steroids with women.
You may be asking yourself, is it worth it? Are steroids worth the risk? It is advised that the use of steroids are not encouraged. With the many side-effects already mentioned, it is plain obvious that using steroids are dangerous. So as I tell you now; be smart, be safe, and make the right ethical decision.