Steriods are NOT cool!

By:Paige Adams and Emmalee Shanahan

5 Facts about Steriods

1.The majority of steroid users tend to be young male athletes.

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3.Come in a tablet (pill), liquid, gel, or cream form.

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5.Steroids are not only an illegal drug it is also a prescription your doctor can give to you to help repair tissues.

Cost

Steroids cost about 60-150 dollars for only one bottle...

But an Anabolic steroid cost about 100 dollars...

Truth About Steroids!!!

CONSEQUENCES

Some consequences of Steroids are....

-2,000- 100,000 dollar fine
-2- 25 year prison term

-receive a criminal record

-lead difficulties to receive a job, insurance, travel, and credit cards...

What to do instead of doing Steriods......

This is a TRUE story......

Aaron Henry was 13 when he started taking Steroids.....


He wanted to gain strength for football. After four years of using Steroids Aaron was 5'9" and weighed 210 pounds! Aaron then had gained height and weight but that was not all the Steroids gave Aaron...


He then experienced vomiting, liver and kidney damage, a mild heart attack, and had an aggressive persionality. Aaron was only aware of Steroids positive effects. He was not aware of the side effects and health risk.....


Do you think he learned his lesson?

HOW STEROIDS ARE ADDICITING

Steroids become addicting by taking a over dose, not realizing the side affects yet... And then the user of the steroids goes and takes more of the drug.

STIMULANT/ DEPRESSANT

Steroids are a stimulant.... this means their muscles get bigger and change the body, this can be an addicting thing for any person especially athletes.

HOW ITS DONE

Places to get Help.....

Cedar Rapids

Area Substance Abuse Council (ASAC) East Office
4837 1st Ave SE Ste 206
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
319-447-1921


Iowa

Pathways Behavioral Services
315 North Main
Allison, IA 50602

319-267-2629


Out of state

Apex Physician Group
145 NW Central Park Plaza Suite #113
Port St. Lucie, FL 34986
Phone: (772) 333-2199

NAMES/ STREET NAMES

  • Juice
  • Gym Candy
  • Pumper
  • Stackers
  • Arnie's
  • A's

Short Term Effects

-Headaches

-Nosebleeds

-Acne

-Stomach Pain

-Increased heart rate

-Increased blood pressure

-Tightness in the muscles

-Muscle cramps

-Tendon problems

Long Term Effects

  • Growth Defects
  • Kidney, liver, cancer Problems
  • Heart Disease
  • Eating disorder
  • Elevated cholesterol
  • Episodes of rage

Work Cited