Steroid Abuse and Addiction

Most people may associate steroid abuse with competitive athletes, but in reality anabolic steroids have become a problem across many different populations, including teenagers. While the pursuit of performance and appearance is certainly a large factor in steroid abuse, growing evidence now suggests that addiction also plays a role in driving some individuals to repeated…

Anabolic Steroids and Sports: A Combination of Misconceptions and Major Health Risks

Anabolic steroids and sports continue to be a “team effort” for some athletes, either professional or non-professional. From high schools and colleges to professional leagues, steroid testing and education about the health consequences of the drugs hasn’t yet extinguished the desire of athletes to continue using them. In fact, teen athlete abuse of steroids is…

Steroids: What You Need to Know

Steroid abuse has plagued professional sports for decades—in fact, members of a Soviet team of professional weightlifters were found to be using testosterone injections to enhance their performance in the World Weightlifting Championships of 1954. Anabolic steroids have been a problem among athletes ever since, and it seems that every year multiple players are suspended…