Anabolic Steroids

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Anabolic Steroids

  1. 1. what are Steroids??  General definition: - Steroids are synthetic hormones designed to treat medical diseases. Also it is considered as a drugs
  2. 2. Types of steroids  Anabolic Steroids  Corticosteroids
  3. 3. History of Anabolic Steroids  Was Discovered in the 1930s in Switzerland  by chemist Adolf Butenandt .  Chemist Adolf Butenandt produced synthetic form of testosterone.  First use of steroids was in the 1940s by the Soviet union.
  4. 4. Anabolic Steroids  Steroids are mainly Androgenic • Based on the male characteristics
  5. 5. Forms of Anabolic Steroids  Injectable
  6. 6. Forms of Anabolic Steroids  Oral (pills or capsules)
  7. 7. Use of Anabolic Steroids??  Anabolic Steroids: 1. Muscle enlargement 2. Enhanced metabolism 3. Better overall recovery 4. Increased Stamina
  8. 8. Use of Anabolic Steroids??
  9. 9. Who uses Steroids??  Professional athletes  Individuals who want to look better faster
  10. 10. Who uses Steroids??  An individual who is look to be a better athlete  Even Women use steroids!
  11. 11. Side Effects of Steroids!  Shrunk Testicles  Acne  Roid Rage  Anxiety  Breasts become larger
  12. 12. References  http://www.cesar.umd.edu/cesar/drugs/steroids.as p  http://www.steroid.com/History-of-Steroids.php  http://www.intheknowzone.com/substance-abuse- topics/steroids/history.html
  13. 13. The End

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