The steroids that have a group of powerful compounds closely related to male sex hormone testosterone are known as anabolic steroids.
The medical use of anabolic steroids is to treat some kind of anemia.
These anabolic steroids should be used with the doctor’s suggestion to cure some problems in your body.
But, these anabolic steroids are being misused by various sportsmen in order to improve their physical appearance and to attain competitive advantage.
This is an illegal approach to use anabolic steroids in their sports. Mostly these anabolic steroids will be used by body builders, cyclists, long-distance runners and various athletes.
Anabolic steroids will come in liquid and tablets form. These anabolic steroids can be injected or taken orally in the form of tablets. Usage of these steroids will give good result in developing muscle mass in your body in the starting stage. But, it will lead to several health problems afterwards.
Rather than advantages, there are many disadvantages with the heavy usage of these anabolic steroids. Doctors will not suggest you to use these anabolic steroids for developing your physical appearance because you will get number of health problems with these anabolic steroids.
Disadvantages with anabolic steroids:
- Liver problems
- Water retention
- Cardiovascular diseases
- High blood pressure
- Increased cholesterol levels [Reduce Cholesterol Levels]
- Prostate cancer
- Hair loss and baldness [Hair Loss Treatment]
- Excessive growth of oral gums
- Breast growth and shrinking of testicles in men
- Heart problems including heart attack
- Voice deepening due to expansion of vocal chord and growth of body hair in women
The most severe problems that you can get with these anabolic steroids:
Liver problem/ liver damage: It is the big and severe problem that you will get with the usage of heavy dose of anabolic steroids. These steroids will create internal complications in your liver and some times these complications will lead to damage of your liver.
Heart problems including heart attack: Usage of these anabolic steroids will increase the cholesterol levels in your body. High cholesterol level is dangerous to your heart. The cholesterol or fat will make to block the valves of the heart in your body.
In some cases, the cholesterol levels will be increased suddenly in your body and disturbs the function of heart. Sudden increase in cholesterol levels at a time can lead to heart attack.
Cancer: Cancer is also a severe problem that you can get with the usage of heavy dose of anabolic steroids. You will get cancer due to the infection that was created in your body because of using these steroids.
These are the most severe problems with anabolic steroids. It is not a good process to use steroids to obtain immediate results. You have to face several physical and mental problems with these steroids.
“Prevention is better than cure” is the best suggestion to avoid these anabolic steroids.