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  • 1. YOUNG“ROIDS”
    By: David Calabrese
  • 2. What are steroids
    There are three different types of steroids used today.
    Anabolic steroid
    Most commonly abused
    Function: To increase muscle mass and strength
    Cortico steroid
    Function: Artificial cortisone, medically injected to reduces inflammation and injury.
    Androgenic steroid
    Has an anabolic effects on bones, skeletal muscle and vocal chords.
    Function: Used to treat muscle and bone degeneration.
    http://www.clearleadinc.com/site/steroids.html
  • 3. The Pressure
    The pressures that young adults face everyday that lead to steroid use are….
    • The desire to be a bigger, faster and stronger athlete.
    • 4. Wanting to live up to expectation of fans as well as coaches.
    • 5. Social pressure to be the best looking.
    • 6. Physically having the ideal body image.
    Click Picture for link
  • 7. The “PERKS”
    What can steroids do for you?
    • Increase strength.
    • 8. Increased athletic ability.
    • 9. Lean muscle gain.
    • 10. muscle definition.
    • 11. Euphoria ( happy and confidence).
    • 12. Faster gym recovery rate.
    http://www.sgfitnessonline.com/IMAGE/lean-muscle-body.jpg
  • 13. The Side EFFECTS
    The “perks” of steroid do not come with out a price, side effects of steroids are very serious.
    Server acne
    Liver damage
    Cancer
    Gynecomastia (Male breast)
    Depression
    Shrinkage of testicles
    Extreme aggression (Roid Rage)
    High Blood Pressure
    Cardiovascular disease
    Low sperm count (Impotency)
    http://www.thesteroidtruth.com/sideeffectsa.htm
  • 14. Warning
    Images on the following can be graphic.
  • 15. Severe Acne
    Click Image for link
    After treatment to chest acne
    • The severity of the break out left permanent scaring.
    • 16. In pursuit to achieve a great body this 21 year old male permanently disfigured his body.
    Beginning of chest breakout
    • Severe Acne is a common side effect.
    • 17. Caused from the imbalance of testosterone levels.
  • Gynecomastia
    • Gynecomastia is a common occurring side effect of steroids.
    • 18. Development of breast tissue on males.
    • 19. Caused from an imbalance of testosterone to estrogen.
    • 20. The effects CANNOT be reversed.
    • 21. Surgery is needed to remove excess breast tissue.
    http://www.steroidabuse.com/images/cms/Image/image001(1).jpg
    http://www.timemastermd.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/gyno.jpg
  • 22. Depression
    • Depression is a very serious side effect of steroids.
    • 23. Steroid withdrawal
    • 24. Unbalanced testosterone levels are said to cause the depression.
    • 25. Suicidal thoughts are not uncommon.
    • 26. It is hard to tell what percent of suicides are linked to steroids because most users don’t want anyone to know they were using, it goes uncharted.
    http://cristinalaird.files.wordpress.com/2009/06/depression.jpg
  • 27. Roid Rage
    Severe aggression is the shockingtruth of steroids.
    With high testosterone levels your body reacts to the imbalance causing mood swings.
    Violent outbreaks can occur in a split second.
    Mostly happens when your body is in withdrawal process.
  • 28. Athletic effects
    Steroids do not only harm your health but your image.
    Barry Bonds
    Not remembered for home run record but for steroid abuse.
    Public image is effected.
    No longer a role model
    Looked as a fake and not a great.
    Abusing at a young age can ruin a life if caught.
    Can lose scholarships.
    End a sports career.
    Not looked as talent anymore but just another athlete
    Click Picture for link
    http://rayshealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/barry-bonds.jpg
  • 29. Real Life
    Death from steroids is real
    Pro wrestler Chris Benoit was said to be using steroids for some time. On June 26,2007 Chris snapped and killed his 7 year old son 43 year old wife and then taking his own life. It is said that Chris had been suffering from depression.
    http://mylifeofcrime.files.wordpress.com/2008/07/benoit-family.jpg
  • 30. Real Life
    Ed Gantner an NFL player wanted to be the best and strongest football player he could possibly. He experimented with lots of steroids which led him into extreme depression and ultimately took his own life. He said “The idea is to take as many steroids as you can and get out before the steroids kill you”. Read whole story at
    http://www.ivanhoe.com/channels/p_channelstory.cfm?storyid=11789.
  • 31. Alternative solutions
    There are plenty of ways that one can become fit and in shape without the use of steroid.
    A good diet that works for you.
    Quick fix can be cutting out pop and fast food.
    Good work out plan that you can fit into your schedule, even if its only a few time a week.
    When watching TV at every commercial do sit ups and push ups.
    A perfect body can be achieved by determination and hard work.
    Even on steroids you must diet and exercise so why not achieve the results naturally.
  • 32. Think…
    Steroids do harm to your self as well as others.
    You would never want to harm family because of Rage.
    Becoming a Pro athlete would be amazing but not with an asterisk by your name.
    Basic fact, to achieve high athletic goals one needs talent not Steroids.
    Always remember you are a role model to someone! Don’t let them down.
  • 33. http://www.clearleadinc.com/site/steroids.html
    http://www.reallyworried.com/ShowImage.aspx?image=100275&type=f
    http://www.thesteroidtruth.com/sideeffectsa.htm
    http://newsimg.bbc.co.uk/media/images/44947000/jpg/_44947686_steroid2.jpg
    http://www.ivanhoe.com/channels/p_channelstory.cfm?storyid=11789