Clicky

Pharmacy Website
Clinic Website
TabletWise.com TabletWise.com
 

Anabolic Steroids

Health    Anabolic Steroids
Also called: Anabolic-androgenic steroids, Performance-enhancing drugs
Final Step!
Thank you
What else can we provide?

Anabolic steroids are man-made substances related to male sex hormones. Doctors use anabolic steroids to treat some hormone problems in men, delayed puberty, and muscle loss from some diseases.

Bodybuilders and athletes often use anabolic steroids to build muscles and improve athletic performance. Using them this way is not legal or safe. Abuse of anabolic steroids has been linked with many health problems. They include

  • Acne
  • Breast growth and shrinking of testicles in men
  • Voice deepening and growth of facial hair in women
  • High blood pressure
  • Heart problems, including heart attack
  • Liver disease, including cancer
  • Kidney damage
  • Aggressive behavior

NIH: National Institute on Drug Abuse

Last updated date

This page was last updated on 2/04/2019.
This page provides information for Anabolic Steroids.

Recent Activity

 

Stay updated with latest in health

Sign up for The Wise Newsletter and get the most important news about health and technology directly to your inbox.
Emails may include promotional content. You may opt out at any time.