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. By:. John Nero. What do you think of when you hear the drug STEROIDS?. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=. 9SeHGzaQbJ8. Other Known Names. Anabolic-androgenic Steroids (Scientific Name). “Roids” (Street Name). ID: 442022 Download Presentation

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Steroids

By:

John Nero

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What do you think of when you hear the drug STEROIDS?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=

9SeHGzaQbJ8

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Other Known Names

Anabolic-androgenic Steroids (Scientific Name)“Roids” (Street Name)“Juice” (Street Name)“Gym Candy” (Street Name)

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What are Steroids?

A group of synthetic hormones that increase protein production within cells (Skeletal muscles). Used to stimulate muscle and bone growth.Schedule 3 ratingUsually used for therapeutic and athletic purposes.

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History of Steroids

Developed late 1930’s

First primarily used to treat hypogonadism (Testes)

Medically used to treat delayed puberty, some types of impotence, and wasting away of the body from HIV or other diseases

Discovery of skeletal muscle growth, in a laboratory with animals

Then led to the abuse of steroids from bodybuilders/weightlifters, and finally athletes everywhere

Anabolic Steroid Act of 1990

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Legal?

No

All anabolic steroids are illegal, except if prescribe by a physician, for medical reasoningHowever, illegal steroids are smuggled into the U.S. or laboratory made

People obtain Steroids by:

Through his or her gym

Physicians

Personal trainers

Friends or families

Drug Dealers

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Who Takes Steroids?

AthletesBody Builders/ WeightliftersPatients with deficiencies

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Why Take Steroids?

Enhance athletic performanceBuild muscleLook good for othersPeer pressureTo ExperienceMedical Reasoning

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Usage

Oral (Pills)Injections (Needles)Commonly injected into the buttocks or a specific muscleCream or Gel applied to the skin

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Physiological Effects

High Blood Cholesterol LevelsHigh BPLiver DisordersThinning of hair and baldnessSevere Acne

Fetal Development (Pregnancy)

Risk of catching diseases from sharing needles

Sexual disorders

Brain Cancer

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Psychological Effects

Mood SwingsImpaired JudgmentDepressionNervousness

Delusions

Hostility and Aggression

Extreme Irritability

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Addiction

Are addictive, especially if abusedWhen Stopped an Individual may Feel:WithdrawalInsomniaLoss of Appetite

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Prevention

Discuss and learn the potential effectsTeach and learn how to refuse offersExplain how to enhance athletic performance legallyExplain how to build muscle through proper diet and training

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Fun Facts

Abusers of steroids take 10 to 100 times more than prescribedTeenage girls use steroids as a way to improve or change their body shape.NHL has the highest # of players that use steroids

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Bottom Line

Steroids cause severe philological and psychological effects

Should only be used for medical reason, but physicians will use steroids as a last resort or not at all

Consequences such as, disqualification or a fine/arrest

*If you take steroids you might end up like this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=

VYlFjTmOpWw

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Bibliography

http://

www.drugabuse.gov

https://

www.poehealth.org

http://

www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov

https://

www.dosomething.org

http://

www.nlm.nih.gov


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