Anobolic Steriods

All about Anobolic Steroids

Facts on Anibolic Steriods

    Basic Facts

    The word anabolic means growing or building.

    • Some athletes use steroids to perform better in their sports
    • When males take steroids their female hormones are increased which gives them female characteristics and vise versa
    • Aniblic steriods are the type of steroids associated with rapid weight gain and muscle growth
    • Often times, drug abusers of steroids take 10 to 100 times more than would be prescribed by a physician to treat a condition or illness.
    Affects on the Brain
    • They affect the limbic system of the brain
    • Leads to aggressive behavior and mood swings
    • The aggressive behavior is sometimes referred to as roid rage
    • Steroids can lead to feeling paranoid, delusional, jealousy, and feeling invincible

    Can We Die From Anabolic Steroids?

    • You can die from heart attacks, strokes, and HIV

    Addiction Recovery Hotline

    Places to get Help

    • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (they don't just talk about suicide—they cover a lot of issues and will help put you in touch with someone close by).