Pros and Cons of Using Anabolic Steroids

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One of the most controversial topics surrounding weight lifting and body building is the use of anabolic steroids as a means of enhancing both physical size and performance. The majority of individuals tend to know the desired effects of anabolic steroids but less is known about how these effects are achieved and the potential short and long term risks associated with this drug.

Even though we can find some pros, the good effects will most likely lead to the negative effects in the future.

In the long term, the use of steroids can affect your life in so many ways and have many consequences on your regular life. We reached a conclusion that the best thing to do is to completely avoid the use of steroids.

Pros
• Improves muscular strength and performance
• Increases visual appearance
• Increases strength ability
• Improves athletic ability and gives edge during a competition
• Allows athletes to lose weight
• Provides muscles more oxygen and increases muscle mass

Cons
• Have enlarged breasts for men and increase facial hair in women
• Balding and hair loss
• Nausea and Vomiting
• High Blood Pressure
• Have a more aggressive personality
• Suffer from aggression and depression, paranoia and insomnia
• Many people using steroids can get liver cancer, heart disease,
have organ damage, psychological
defects, hormonal changes, and sometimes infertility
• Greater risk of Hepatitis B and C
• Growth can be stunted at a young age

Some of these effects can lead to death.

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