The Side Effects of
It's time to talk about the side effects and risks of steroid abuse - making them impossible to ignore. Regularly taking anabolic steroids can lead to physical and psychological changes in both men and women, as well as potentially dangerous medical conditions such as heart attack, stroke, high blood pressure, blood clots and liver and kidney failure.
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Yeah, steroids will do that! Bad news though - this is just one of many side effects you could get... The reality is you're #Shredding your chance of having a family!
Dihydrotestosterone (DHT) is one of the primary hormones involved in male hair loss. When a person takes anabolic steroids, this accelerates the production of DHT and the amount in your system. #HairTodayGoneTomorrow
LOST: your #Passion. Upon retracting your steps to try and locate it, you realise the last time you saw it was before you first took steroids. Coincidence? We think not! #NotFeelingFruity
Why be one of Snow White’s seven dwarfs when you can be all seven at once? Regularly taking anabolic steroids can cause psychological or emotional effects, including aggressive behaviour, mood swings, paranoia and hallucinations – it’s just not worth it!
*Video is of a girl holding a balloon with changing emotions (sad, happy, angry, winking).
Let’s paint a picture. You start taking anabolic steroids, and then suddenly the spots start to appear out of nowhere, and next thing you know you’re online looking for a ten-step skincare routine to try and help! Join the dots people (no pun intended) – steroid use may be the reason...
*Video is of a person popping a pimple with the words 'Danger, Eruption!' on the screen.
Both men and women who take anabolic steroids can develop serious medical conditions such as heart attack, stroke, high blood pressure and liver or kidney problems. #TickingTimeBomb
*Video is of a heart being 'attacked' by a needle.
Looking for a quick fix to get the beach body you're searching for? Take a moment and think about the side effects! Is it worth it? We think not!
*Video is of a blow-up beach flamingo with a needle in the middle of it and the words 'Beach Body' on screen.