What is an anabolic steroid??

Anabolic steroid is a synthetic steroid hormone which resembles testosterone which helps to promote muscle growth.

It is also known as juice or roids which are used for rapid growth of muscle, which legally are prescribed by doctors to individual who have cancer or aids.

Anabolic steroids are used mostly by bodybuilder’s on competition to enhance and boost their muscle mass and stay lean.

Such bodybuilder’s have probably have decided to take their physique to the next level by using anabolic steroid.

These bodybuilder’s go ahead to enjoy using this anabolic juice without knowing the side effects of using anabolic steroid, which is why in this article am going to point out 8 shocking side effects of using anabolic steroid.


1) Ance


Using anabolic steroids causes the oil glands to produce more oil than suppose and at the same time rumps up the rate at which the bacteria grows on the skin.

The excess oil in the body system collides with the bacteria and then form acne on the skin which you can see mostly at the back and shoulders.

2) Aggression


Aggression is one of the side effects of using anabolic steroid.

Situations could come up which a person off steroid would handle but it tends to piss someone who is on anabolic steroid. You can’t control your rage anymore, though thus doesn’t be the case of everyone on cycle but it tends to be the case of most people.


3) Erectile dysfunction


Using anabolic steroid can lead to being impotent as it tends to stop the body from producing its original testosterone and then supply the body with it’s testosterone which leads to being impotent and also causing a temporary if not full ability to have and keep an erection.


4) Excessive hair growth in women


Women who use anabolic steroid tend to have excessive hair growth. When the testosterone level in their body system are high,it tends to cause excessive hair growth.



5) Depression


Using anabolic steroid does lower serotonin levels in the body.

Serotonin is also known as happy chemical which helps to regulate the mood.

So lowered serotonin can cause depression.

Also depression can set in when a steroid user want’s to stop using steroid but realizes how much damage he has done to himself.


6) Addiction


I guess addiction should also be included as a side effects of using anabolic steroid.

When a user cannot stop using steroid because of the so called benefits he think he’s getting from it such as getting super lean muscle and enhancing lagging muscles, he tends to be super addicted to it and now struggles to get over it.
Also, a user could be struggle to get of using it due to when he took entire from using it, he will start to drop in size which is not want he want.

So addiction is also a side effects of using anabolic steroid.


7)Heart attack


Studies have shown that a steroid user tend to have a weaker heart than non users.

Steroids users have plaque building up in their arteries which increase the risk of heart failure and sudden cardiac death which I believe killed the legend rich piana.

If you don’t know about his death, then research about him.He died last year(2017).

8) Difficulty sleeping

Steroid user’s do to find it difficult to sleep which is not an ideal because sleep is essential to the human body in in order to fully recuperate. Sleeping pills aren’t even helping issues as anabolic steroid are way too dominate.

So that is it for the side effects of using anabolic steroid. Hope you enjoyed the post, please do subscribe to our newsletter and share this post..

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