Steroids Should Not Be Banned Research Paper

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Do people really know what steroids can do? Steroids can be used to grow muscle and strength. Even though they grow muscle, there are many bad things that can happen as a result of using them. Many people's lives can be ruined by the use of them. Steroids should not be used and stay illegal. There is only one real pro to taking steroids, but there are many cons. “increased acne, baldness, trembling, the swelling of the feet, bad breath, high blood pressure, liver damage, increased risk of some cancers, aching joints, increased chance of injury to tendons, ligaments, and muscles.” This shows that they should not be used because they can be very harmful to the person that is using them. “Increased muscle mass and strength.” This is the only…show more content…
“After a couple years, Congress passed a law called the Anabolic Steroid Enforcement Act in 1990, which put particular types of steroids on the Controlled Substances Act.” They approved that law because they know the real effects that it has. “Black market sales continued to increase and in 1988, the first federal law was put into place, Anti-Drug Abuse Act - stiffening penalties for the sale and possession of steroids.” Even after this law was passed many people are still doing it today and it is a problem. As you can see it is a big problem in the U.S. There are consequences for using anabolic steroids. “Some olympic players have lost their gold medals because of the use of anabolic steroids. Others were disqualified.” You can see how they have ruined athletes' careers. “known for their abuse by athletes that are trying to increase their muscle mass and strength” Many athletes use these and think that nobody will ever know that they are using it. After athletes use it multiple times they eventually get caught and they will no longer be famous for the reason they wanted to be. Steroids should stay illegal. As you can see there are many bad things that can happen if you use steroids. There are a lot more cons than there are pros. If you use steroids you can count on having one of those things happen to your body down the
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