Publié le 04/19/2014

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The side effects of anabolic steroids

 

ACNE:

The galloping acne is one of the side effects of the best-known and most common use of steroids. By using anabolic steroids, the athletes are often subject to this problem. This is due to the stimulation by androgen of sebaceous glands that secrete an oily substance of the epidermis. The increase in the level of these hormones of the epidermis will increase the production of oils causing the acne. It is often located in the back, in the shoulders and in the face. The androgenic steroid use promotes the formation of severe acne. In some cases, they cause even the appearance of stains on the skin or the acne called ANABOLA. Pay attention regularly to wash these parts of your body and use a cream to regulate your sebum production. If necessary, please consult a dermatologist.


AGRESSIVITY:

The aggressive behavior can be one of the points the most difficult to manage in the use of steroids. Men can be aggressive or depressed, women are less prone to this side effect. The use of androgenic steroids are most likely to trigger behavioral reactions. A user of steroids who does not manage to control himself should stop to use steroids. His judgment is distorted and the decisions that he will take will be surely negative for himself and potentially for others.

ANAPHYLACTIC SHOCK:

The anaphylactic shock is a severe allergic reaction due to the presence of a protein not accepted in the human body. It commonly occurs when a person suffers from an allergy as an antibiotic medication, bites, food, etc...This symptom requires to be careful because it can lead to death.

CONGENITAL DEFECTS:

The anabolic steroids can affect the newborns. A woman must not use steroids or other hormonal preparations that can be harmful to the future child.

BLOOD CLOTTING:

The use of anabolic steroids increases the clotting time. It means that if someone takes steroids, he / she may realize that it takes a little longer than usual for a healing. The blood clotting time is not very long but enough to cause discomfort. It must be taken into account if surgery is planned or in an accident.


CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES:

The use of anabolic steroids can have an effect on cholesterol and increases the normal rates. HDL is the good cholesterol because it can remove the cholesterol deposits in the arteries. LDL, the bad cholesterol, has the opposite effect, it builds-up fat on the walls of the arteries. In the use of steroids by some people, decreased HDL levels and an increase in the number of LDL are observed.


GYNECOMASTIA:

Gynecomastia is the development of breast tissue in humans. This is happen when the man have a high estrogen levels. The strong flavoring androgens such as testo and Dianabol favors this phenomenon. The excess estrogen acts on receptors in the chest and stimulates the growth of breast tissue. This can lead to a growth of tissue around the nipple.


HAIR LOSS:

The use of androgenic steroid can have an impact on hair growth. In term medical, it is called alopecia. It concerns the interaction between two male androgenic hormones and genetic predisposition. The individuals with any pre-dispositions should avoid to take steroids if they don’t want to lose their hair capital.

HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE:

The athletes taking anabolic steroids may feel an increase in blood pressure. The high blood pressure is often caused by the use of steroids that have a strong tendency for estrogen conversion. This is the case for testosterone or Dianabol. The consumption of salt is often an aggravating element. This problem may be further amplified with the stress.


IMMUNE SYSTEM:

The use of anabolic steroids can affect the immune system’s athlete. However, these changes can be either good or bad for the user. For example, many athletes are less susceptible to diseases and bacteria. But the steroids can also cause failures on the natural immune system, especially for the lymphocytes.

THE KIDNEYS:

The kidneys will be the most used for assimilation and the elimination of steroids and their waste. The kidneys can be achieved when the steroid user suffers from blood pressure. Some evidence indicates that using the steroid is linked to the development of tumors in adults.


THE LIVER:

The problems linked to liver proved with the C17 alpha alkylated compound. In some cases, this leads to serious problems including cancer of the liver. Hepatitis is also a concern, as it fires at an excessive using of liver function. The cancer of the liver was also appeared in some cases. Complications were only observed in too long exposures.


AN ENLARGED PROSTATE:

The prostate adenoma is a side effect causing the increase prostate’s volume. The subject has difficulties urinating. The complications of prostate depend mainly of androgenic hormones.


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