Steroids

What are anabolic steroids?

Anabolic steroids are synthetic (man-made) versions of testosterone. Testosterone is the main sex hormone in men. It is needed to develop and maintain male sex characteristics, such as facial hair, deep voice, and muscle growth. Women do have some testosterone in their bodies, but in much smaller amounts.

What are anabolic steroids used for?

Health care providers use anabolic steroids to treat some hormone problems in men, delayed puberty, and muscle loss from some diseases. But some people misuse anabolic steroids.

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  1. Anabolic Steroids (National Library of Medicine)  
    What are anabolic steroids? Anabolic steroids are synthetic (man-made) versions of testosterone. Testosterone is the main sex hormone in men. It is needed to develop ...
  2. Drug Facts: Anabolic Steroids From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute on Drug Abuse)  
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  3. Anabolic Steroids (For Teens) From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute on Drug Abuse)  
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  5. Teens and Steroids: A Dangerous Combo (Food and Drug Administration)  
    Anabolic steroids pose special risks to teens, whose bodies are still developing. The damage may be irreversible in ...
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  9. Test Your Knowledge From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute on Drug Abuse)  
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  10. ... be caused by: Excess testosterone production Use of anabolic steroids (performance-enhancing or related to gender reassignment) In ...
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