The most important reason for using testosterone drugs and anabolic steroids is a desire to improve athletic form. On the other hand, people also used steroids, trying, for example, to improve results in strength sports.
Abuse of anabolic steroids characterized by periodic application. The duration of steroid use ranges from two weeks to several months. Application courses can take breaks for several months. In the initial phase of application of steroid dose is increased gradually. In the final phase of steroid use is being eliminated for 1-2 weeks. When abuse can be used excessive amounts of anabolic steroids.
Side Effects: Hormonal Disorders
When given testosterone and anabolic steroids in amounts exceeding the needs of the body, develop hormonal disorders.
In men, side effects occur as a result of reduced production of their own hormones. Marked shrinkage hormone producing glands and organs, such as testicles. After the course of application of hormones can develop infertility and decreased sexual function.
In women, testosterone and the use of anabolic steroids cause excessive growth of body hair, thickening of the voice, decreased breast size, hair loss, clitoris size increase, skin disorders and disorders of the menstrual cycle. Some of these symptoms persist even after discontinuation of these substances.
In adolescents, as a result of testosterone and anabolic steroids can stop the growth which can lead to short stature.
Side effects: severe illness
Testosterone and steroid anabolic steroids used in excessive doses can cause significant fat content body deviations to levels that are hazardous to health. Thus, the long-term use of these hormones may lead to increased risk of heart and vascular disease, myocardial infarction and stroke. Steroids weaken the contractile capacity of the heart and lead to degeneration of the heart muscle, which can lead to cardiac arrhythmias and sudden death.
Anabolichesie steroid abuse and drugs, testosterone increases the risk of developing diabetes. Using the same syringe different people increase the risk of diseases transmissible by the blood of hepatitis, which include drugs and HIV infektsiya.Zloupotreblenie testosterone and anabolic steroids, also increases the risk of damage and liver cancer.
Anabolic steroids, in the form of ingestible tablets, are more dangerous to the liver than steroids used in the injectable form. Liver disease can range from reversible lung cell diseases to jaundice and malignant liver tumors with poor prognosis despite treatment.