Anabolic steroids are synthetic coumpounds formulated to be like the.
Many athletes use anabolic steroids male and.
female alike, such as body builders , weightlifters, baseball players, football.
players, swimmers, and runners. They do so because they mistakenly believe that.
they will gain strength and size.
In a male testosterone is released by the leydig cells in the testes.
The testosterone has two main functions androgenic and anabolic. Androgenic is.
the development of male sex characteristics. Anabolic is the development of.
To treat patients who suffer from a natural lack of testosterone.
pharmacoligists alter one form of testosterone slightly, increasing th length of.
time the drug is active. Testosterone was first isolated in 1935, soon forms of.
testosterone such as dianabol, durabolin, deca-durabolin, and winstrol were.
One of the main effects of anabolic steroids is to increase the number.
of red blood cells and muscle tissue without producing much of the androgenic.
effects of testosterone. There are only four legal uses for steroids treatment.
for certain forms of cancer, pituatary dwarfism, and serious hormone.
There are two forms of anabolic steroids those taken orally and those.
injected. The immediate effects of both are mood swings of many different kinds.
In one study, physicians Ian Wilson, Arthur Prang, Jr., and Patricio Lara found.
that four out of five men suffering from dippresion when given a steroid.
suffered from dillusions. A research team from Great Britian Found that a.
patient given steroids became dizzy, dissoriented, and incoherent. Physicians.
William Layman and William Annitto have had a case of a young man who was.
diagnosed as schizophrenic took steriods to help with his wieghtlifting. After.
taking these drugs he suffered severe deppresion and anxiety and had trouble.
Most people who use steroids do not have side affects this severe.
Steroids make changes in the electroencephalogram (an image of brain ellectrical.