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Steroid medicines and Performance

Steroid medicines and sport performances

The anabolic steroids are mostly used by performance sportsmen and weightlifters.

The most used substances are: Testosterone, Nandrolon, Stanozolol, Methenolone and Methandienone. This substances are easily accessible without medical prescription.

The anabolic steroids increase the muscular mass and force, therefore the users' performances are visible chancing. These preparations are used and in other sports (cycling, marathon), where the performance is developed by other mechanisms (increase of the hemoglobin level, increasing the regeneration capacity).

As everything else, the steroids have and a negative part: cause liver diseases, increase the aggressiveness, increase the rate of diabetes, develops gynecomastia (enlargement of breast tissue in men) if no anti-estrogens are used (Tamoxifen).