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  • Anabolic Steroid Use And Anabolic Steroids

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    so called “Steroid” ? I’m interested in this question, because that’s the question that truly caught my attention the most and, also keeps me wondering. If people who use it have seen improvement, why do they keep using it. The anabolic steroid also known as the anabolic-androgenic steroid is a drug that athletes use to give more muscle mass to the body and create more testosterone in the body. If traced back to the 1940’s steroids first appeared in Germany. Athletes had begun to use this substance

  • Anabolic Steroids

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    Anabolic steroids officially known as anabolic-androgenic steroids (AAS), are drugs which mimic the effects of the male steroids testosterone and dihydrotestosterone. They are widely distributed in nature and have varying functions essential to life. Steroids increase protein synthesis within cells, which results in the buildup of cellular tissue, especially in muscles. Also, anabolic steroids have androgenic and virilizing properties, including the development and maintenance of masculine characteristics

  • Anabolic Steroids. Anabolic Steroids Are A Complex Molecule

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    Anabolic Steroids Anabolic steroids are a complex molecule used to trick the mind into thinking that testosterone is being produced. An American doctor in the 1930s developed anabolic steroids for the use of “building body tissue and preventing the breakdown of tissue” (“Athletes and Steroids”). An FDA review later failed to find evidence that these anabolic steroids had positive effects for those purposes. As time went on people found that steroids increase muscle mass significantly, and they

  • Anabolic Steroid Abuse And Anabolic Steroids

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    Anabolic steroids will either help a person or break a person. Anabolic Steroids affect the body,emotions, hormones, and cause deadly infections. Anabolic Steroids also help people with body conditions. A guy from Germany figured out what the side effects for anabolic steroid abuse in 1849 taking by taking off and testing a male birds testicles. Steroid abuse did not take action until the 19th century. “Anabolic steroids were first developed in the 1930s in Europe in an effort to produce a drug

  • Anabolic Steroids Are Known As Anabolic Androgenic Steroids

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    Anabolic Steroids are known as anabolic-androgenic steroids. A drug that is structured to relate to the cyclic steroid ring system. Anabolic steroids can many similar effects to testosterone in the body. What anabolic steroids do is increase the protein in the cells. The increase in these cells most happens in the skeletal muscles. Anabolic steroids can also have Androgenic and virilizing properties, that includes the development and the maintenance of masculine characteristics. With that, exactly

  • Anabolic Steroid And Detrimental Effects Of Anabolic Steroid

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    Anabolic Steroids Anabolic steroid is a steroid that includes hormones that derive from testosterone, the primary male hormone. As a Schedule III drug, it has a low to moderate chance of being abused. In 2001, approximately 2% of high school students had taken steroids in the past year. Steroid revenue is about 400 million dollars a year in the United States. With 100 varieties to choose from, no wonder high-profile athletes have used them to get a “one-up” on their competition. As more varieties

  • Anabolic Steroid

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    which all other anabolic steroids are measured. Each anabolic steroid has its own anabolic and androgenic value. These values significantly explain the steroid and help determine the possible combination. Anabolic steroids have anabolic and androgenic effects in humans. The anabolic properties of anabolic steroids are responsible for the growth of muscles and tissues. The androgen side promotes masking effects such as deepening of the voice and increasing body and facial hair. The anabolic effects of

  • Anabolic Steroids In Baseball

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    Anabolic steroids are a synthetic versions of the male hormone testosterone. The use of anabolic steroids can be very dangerous without the supervision of a doctor. In the U.S., anabolic steroids are classified as a schedule III controlled substance (United States). Buying and selling of anabolic steroids is illegal, and one can face imprisonment or a fine. The use of anabolic steroids has acute and chronic health effects, and in sports, athletes who use steroids have an unfair advantage. Anabolic

  • Anabolic Stteroids : Annotated Bibliography : Anabolic Steroids

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    Annotated Bibliography NIDA. "Anabolic Steroids." National Institute on Drug Abuse, 4 Mar. 2016, Accessed 29 Oct. 2017. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, anabolic steroids are synthetic variations of the male sex hormone testosterone. The article claims that healthcare providers can prescribe steroids for treating hormonal problems, such as late puberty. Also, steroids can also treat diseases that cause muscle losses

  • Essay on Anabolic Steroids

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    Anabolic Steroids      Anabolic steroids are synthetic coumpounds formulated to be like the male sex hormone testosterone. Many athletes use anabolic steroids male and female alike, such as body builders , weightlifters, baseball players, football players, swimmers, and runners. They do so because they mistakenly believe that they will gain strength and size.      In a male testosterone is released by the leydig cells in the testes. The testosterone