The fatal consequences of abuse of anabolic steroids

Written by: Dra. Natalia Ribé
Edited by: Top Doctors®

Many young people are now looking to get a muscular physique in a short time and in doing so, they resort to excessive use of anabolic steroids, even getting them from unreliable sources or illegally. This trend consumption of fast weight training can lead to infertility, heart or kidney failure and even death.


Abuse of anabolic steroids in search of aesthetics

Anabolic steroids are often consumed by athletes to increase muscle fat and therefore the ability to store energy for athletic performance. The application rates must be taken into account, because the body can not assimilate huge amounts of hormones and can lead to fatal consequences.

The consequences of the abuse of anabolic steroids vary depending on the amount consumed and the time it takes maintaining this rate of consumption. But they are ranging from infertility to death, through problems such as heart palpitations, heart problems or kidney failure.


Fitness products of low quality may be fatal

Often young people looking muscular body quickly come to buy products bodybuilding, anabolic steroids often with reduced price without prescription, at the expense of their safety. Because of this trend, products can be obtained easily bodybuilding gym and shops without a prescription or medical examination prior. The consequences can be dire, because in many cases it is low quality products and adulterated.

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Consequences of abuse fitness products

For men, the most common result is the decrease sperm production and testicular size, with corresponding functional failure. Also, if androgens are administered, the body will stop producing its own testosterone, which accentuate the shrinking of the testicles and infertility. It can also cause an increase and development of breasts, baldness, oily skin and acne.

But this abuse of anabolic steroids can lead to more serious side effects, such as increased cholesterol and fat in blood vessels and liver problems, which is the organ responsible for filtering all of these steroids.

In addition, abuse of these substances also psychologically affected, with increased aggression and violent behavior. With all this, it should be noted that it is essential to put in the hands of experienced professionals, able to report these risks and prescribed to each patient food and products needed to achieve their goals.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

By Dra. Natalia Ribé
Aesthetic Medicine

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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