Having a perfect body with a decent amount of muscles, abs or have better stamina and power is a dream of many people in the world. However, it is not easy to achieve this dream. A bodybuilder or athletes need to have a strong will to follow a strict diet, spent at least 6 hours a week in the gym and it takes years to achieve this. Most of the people will give up in a few months, maybe a few days. Some spent year and year to training themselves. Some want a short way to have a perfect, masculine body, and anabolic steroid is that quick way.
So what are anabolic steroids? “Anabolic steroids are synthetically produced variants of the naturally occurring male hormone testosterone” (Anabolic Steroids). People using anabolic steroids to building more muscles or boost their performance in sport. Some of the common names are Gear, Roids, Juice, and Stackers. The doctor uses steroids typically to treat hormonal issues, such as to boost up a rate of testosterone in some patients that have delayed puberty. Steroids can also treat muscle loss caused by cancer or AIDS. However, some bodybuilders and athletes miss understood the way steroids work and use it to boost their performance and to improve their physical appearance by gaining more muscles and reduced more fat. The majority of using steroids are male bodybuilders and athletes in their 20s and 30s while in women steroids are not that popular.
There are three common ways to absorb steroids into the body, people can drink steroid in a pill form, but it has the higher risk of liver damage, and some anabolic steroids will not work because its might broke down in the stomach. The second way to absorb anabolic steroids is to inject it directly into the muscles area like chest or biceps. The last one is to apply them to the skin as gel or body cream. Bodybuilder and athletes also use steroids 10 to 100 times higher than people that need steroid in their treatment because they want the fastest results. There are so many ways that bodybuilder misusing the steroid but most common is cycling, stacking, pyramiding. Cycling is taking multiple doses of steroid in a period time, then stopping for a time and then use it again. Stacking is using 2 or more types of steroids in one time. Pyramiding is slowly increasing the dose of steroid until reaching a peak amount, then gradually decrease the dose until it tapering until zero. Bodybuilder using these methods to reduce the risk of steroid into their body but there is no scientific evidence to prove these methods are working.
Misusing anabolic steroids can lead to many dangerous consequ