What Steroids Treat

What Steroids Treat

Steroids contain testosterone, a male sex hormone, which helps to rebuild tissue that is weak or impotent in growing. This medicine belongs to the group of medicines known as anabolic steroids. Weakness can occur for any reasons related to serious injury or illness. A diet high in proteins and calories is necessary with anabolic steroid treatment. Anabolic steroids are used for several...

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Steroids in Sports

Steroids in Sports

The International Olympic Committee (IOC), National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and many professional sports leagues (e.g. Major League Baseball, National Basketball Association, National Football League, and National Hockey League) have banned the use of steroids by athletes both because of their potentially dangerous side effects and because they give the user an unfair competitive...

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Steroid Detox

Steroid Detox

Steroid use is known to have significant impact on a person even when only used for a short period of time. In fact, the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) identifies the following as impacts that affect both males in females who have abused steroids: Aggression Paranoid jealousy Extreme irritability Delusions Impaired judgment Feelings of invincibility An Introduction to Steroid Detox The...

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Effects of Steroid Abuse

Effects of Steroid Abuse

According to the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA), anabolic-androgenic steroids (AAS) are synthetically produced variants of the naturally occurring male sex hormone testosterone. “Anabolic” refers to muscle-building, and “androgenic” refers to increased male sexual characteristics. “Steroids” refers to the class of drugs. These drugs can be legally prescribed to treat...

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