steroids

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Subject:
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steroids

Some street names for Steroids are "roids", "juice", "gym candy", "pumpers", "stackers", "weight trainers", or "hype".

Drug Name And Street Name

When You Take Them.

Steroids

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Myths

The Steroid pills come in all different shapes and colours, but the most known one is pink and hexigonal, while the liquid steroid is usually clear. The powder is white and usually mixed into drinks.Steriods can be injected by a needle or ingested (powders or pills)

The Rap On Roids

What They Are And Their Effects

Short Term Effects

Long Term Effects

School/Community Resources

The minor side effects of Steroid use are oily skin, acne, excess hair growth, and deepening of the voice. While the major side effects are an increased risk of cancer, increased risk of heart and liver disease, jaundice, fluid retention, reduction in HDL-C (“good cholesterol”), high blood pressure, changes in blood coagulation, increased risk of atherosclerosis, swelling of the soft tissues of the extremities (edema), and obstructive sleep apnea. Side effects that are specific to men are testicular atrophy or the shrinking of the testicles, reduced sperm count, infertility, baldness, and the development of breasts.For women, side effects can include enlargement of the clitoris, changes in the body contour, growth of facial hair, disruption of the menstrual cycle, deepened voice and infertility.

Some long term effects include suicidal ideation, alopecia, diarrhea, prostate cancer, liver cancer, liver necrosis, testicular atrophy, memory loss, seizures, anxiety, bleeding from your bowels, accelerated puberty changes and abnormal sexual development.Adolescent girls in particular may suffer from severe acne, excessive body and facial hair, deepened voice, permanent enlargement of the clitoris, disruption of the menstrual cycle, and permanent infertility.

School: School Counselor, Homeroom Teacher/ AdvisorCommunity: Kids Help Phone (1-800-668-6868), A Trusted Adult, A Trusted Friend, A Trusted Doctor/Nurse, A Family Member

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Legal Status:In Canada and many other countries it is illegal to have possession or purchase steroids unless it is prescribed by a doctor.


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