How do steroids affect your muscles— and the rest of your body? - Anees Bahji
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Did you know that there are different kinds of steroids? That’s right, steroids can be synthetic or naturally produced by the body. Learn about corticosteroids and how they are used from this TED-Ed Lesson, and watch this video by AsapSCIENCE to find out what happens to your body on steroids. Adolescents and young people are particularly at risk of experiencing the negative side effects of using anabolic, or performance-enhancing, steroids. This infographic by the National Federation of State High School Association sheds light on steroid abuse among high school and college athletes. Finally, read this study to learn about the impact of steroids on mental health and this report to gain a general understanding of anabolic steroids.
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