Use of Steroids
Steroids are chemical compounds consisting of three fused benzene rings that are fused together and are arranged in a specific way. Steroids are often taken as drugs for therapeutic and ergogenic purposes. They are official known as Anabolic Androgen Steroids (AAS) in the United States. Anabolic steroids were first synthesized and studied in 1932.
Natural steroids are produced in the body from cholesterol taken in by diet. Other steroids are testosterone, dihydrotestoseterone, estrogen, cortisol and progesterone. These have various functions in human body related to gender. These steroids also produce anabolism in the body and testosterone control masculine features of human body.
Anabolic steroids are a type of steroid that we commonly known as just ‘steroids’. These steroids are synthetic steroids which imitate the effect of natural counterparts. They promote protein production. Use of Anabolic steroids increases growth rate of bone and muscle tissues. It increases appetite and masculine features in the body.
It alters the natural testosterone production in the body. Limbic hair growth increases. Voice of the host deepens and becomes more masculine. Facial hair and pubic hair grow faster, puberty occurs quickly, before age. In females facial hair start to appear and their voice becomes less feminine over time.
Steroids in Sports
Steroids are sometimes used by athletes and sportsmen to enhance their performance in very short span of time. Use of steroids increase their stamina and capabilities. For sportsmen these drugs work like dream. There are numerous by which Anabolic steroids can be taken; first and the most widely used one is taking them orally. Secondly liquid steroid are taken by injection into the muscles. Third way is via skin patches, which slowly release the drug in blood through skin
Steroids for sale are not available from drug stores easily. Its use has been banned by most professional sports clubs and organizations. Although, some of the sports related organization allow their use in small doses under supervision of physicians.
Steroids for sale
Steroids are illegal to use for sportsmen taking part in international sports events, like Olympics. Their use is considered cheated by the international communities. This is due to the fact that after using steroids, one can make super human records.
Sale of steroids is banned in some parts of the world but their effects on the body make them very desirable for sports personnel and body builders. They are often sold in the black market. There are also drugs that are counterfeit but are sold at high prices due the demand.
One can also buy steroids on internet quite easily.
Side Effects of Steroids
Steroids are proves to be very harmful to health. They create many health complications even at very young age. These include hypertension (unusually high blood pressure), appearance of acne marks of face. Presence of high amounts of steroids in body can trigger early hair fall in male and female alike.
These side effects of anabolic steroids are due to prolonged use of high dose. If used in a controlled manner they are very useful. They are also used for curing disease. Use of even minor quantities by sportsmen is banned in international sports community. This act is called doping in sports.