Common Steroid Pills

Types & effects of use:

Steroids or androgen-anabolic steroids are any of the several fat-soluble organic compounds having as a basis 17 carbon atoms in four rings. They are known more commonly by various street names like 0juices0, body toners0, 0candy0, etc.

There are three types of steroids familiar to most people:

0 Female sex hormones: These steroids cause the development of secondary sexual characteristics in women and maintain the female reproductive system e.g. estrogen and progesterone are the female sex hormones & are also the active ingredients in birth control pills.0 Male sex hormones: These hormones lead to the development of male secondary sexual characteristics and maintain the male reproductive system e.g. testosterone. They are medically termed as “androgens” & “Anabolic Steroids0. Drugs like testosterone have only recently been identified as having abuse and addiction liability.

0 Corticosteroids: They are the group of artificial hormones/steroids that mimic the activity of cortisone. Cortisone is produced naturally in the body and is involved in regulating inflammation, thus dealing with injury & infection. Corticosteroids are used in the treatment of many diseases like asthma, eczema, allergies, arthritis, colitis and kidney disease.

Common Oral steroid 0pills0: Anadrol, Oxandrin, Dianabol, Winstrol, etc.

Common Injectable steroids: Durabolin, Depo-Testosterone, Equipoise, etc.

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