The use of anabolic steroids and other Performance and Image Enhancing Drugs (PIEDs) has increased over the last few decades. Anabolic steroids are man made compounds which are similar to the male hormone testosterone. These prescription only drugs are frequently used at a higher dose than medically advisable in order to enhance physical performance and muscle mass. However, the use of anabolic steroids can cause a number of unwanted physical and psychological effects.
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