Steriods Notes

Steriods Notes - Extreme mood swings and changes in...

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ENG 1101 Essay assignment #1 Logos Topic: Juicing up Facts about steroids: Basic Info Derivatives of testosterone (male hormone) Promotes the growth of skeletal muscle and body mass If some diseases are present, steroids prevent the breakdown of body tissue Taken in liquid or pill form Illegal if not prescribed by a physician Side Effects Fluid Retention High Blood Pressure Increases in LDL (bad cholesterol) Decreases in HDL (god cholesterol)
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Unformatted text preview: Extreme mood swings and changes in behavior Depression Impaired Judgment In Guys: o Shrinking of testicles o Reduced sperm count o Infertility o Baldness o Development of breasts o Increased risk for prostate cancer In Girls: o Growth of facial hair o Male-pattern baldness o Changes in the menstrual cycle o Deepened voice In Teens: o Stunted Growth o Jaundice (yellowish skin) o Severe acne...
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