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Karissa Maze

on 28 April 2010

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STERIODS!!! How does the drug affect the body?? prematurely stunted growth through early skeletal maturation and accelerated puberty changes. Jaundice (yellowish coloring of
skin, tissues, and body fluids high blood pressure rare cases of liver and kidney tumor •for guys—shrinking of the testicles, reduced sperm count, infertility, baldness, development of breasts, increased risk for prostate cancer. •for girls—growth of facial hair, male-pattern baldness, changes in or cessation of the menstrual cycle, enlargement of the clitoris, and a permanently deepened voice. extreme mood swings Places people go in order ro recieve help Story about Steriods Michael was 15 years old and he felt very small and weak compared to many other boys. He got picked on and teased by other kids. He soon began to work out a lot. He built up his muscles so when he was 16 years old he weighed 165 pounds and was 5 feet 9 inches tall. Still, Michael wanted to be bigger. That was when he found out about anabolic steroids and illegally bought some at a local gym. Soon, he weighed more, 195 pounds. Because Michael took steroids, he had violent mood swings. He would get angry over little things. Friends and family noticed he was depressed a lot. When he was 17 years old, he shot himself with a rifle. Soon he died. His sister said, "Steroids pulled the trigger."
Steroid rehab centers clinic A doctor or specailist Systems of the body are affected and how? Steroids also affect the brain, and high doses can make people feel happy, euphoric, hyped-up, with disturbance of sleep and even serious psychiatric illness such as mania, very aggressive behavior and psychosis (delusions, pananoia, loss of touch with reality). limbic system, which may explain characteristic increases in aggression and erratic bursts of emotion hypothalamus, which regulates many basic body functions by regulating hormones.
Examples of diseases HIV (sharing needles) Hepatitis (sharing dirty needles) bacterial endocarditis-
an infection of the inner lining of the heart Types of Steriods Anabolic Androgenic Cortico Anabolic steroids are chemically derived from testosterone. Androgenic steroid effects are seen in the growth of the male reproductive tract and the development of male secondary sexual characteristics. Cortico steroid is a generic name for the group of hormones that have a Cortisone-like action. They are man-made steroids that mimic the activity of cortisone Guys that Use Steriods!! acne conglobata Girls that Use Steriods Methods use for Steroids injected pills gel capsules
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