Steroids

Gain a general overview of Anabolic Steroids:

Why Steroids Are Bad for You - The 411 on Steroids' 911
By Daniel DeNoon, WebMD Medical News
Reviewed By Brunilda Nazario, MD

March 16, 2005 - If it makes athletes muscular and powerful, can steroids really be all that bad for you?

In your heart of hearts, you know steroid abuse can't be good. And your heart is telling you the truth. Even when used to treat medical conditions, anabolic steroids have all kinds of common side effects.

What, exactly, is so bad about steroids? WebMD is here with the FAQ.


SOURCES: National Institute on Drug Abuse. Drug Enforcement Administration. Kenneth Mautner, MD, assistant professor of orthopedics, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta.

LINKS:
www.drugstory.org
www.usantidoping.org
www.monitoringthefuture.org
www.whitehouse.gov/ondcp
www.steroidabuse.org

NATURAL BODYBUILDING ORGANIZATIONS:
INBF - International Natural Bodybuilding Federation
WNSO - World Natural Sports Organization
WNBF - World Natural Bodybuilding Federation
INBA - International Natural Bodybuilding Association
ABA - Amateur Bodybuilding Association
PNBA - Professional Natural Bodybuilding Association