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Are SteroidsWorth theRisk?What Are Steroids?Anabolic steroidsare artificially produced hormones that are the sameas, or similar to,androgens, the male-type sex hormones in the body.There are more than 100 variations of anabolic steroids. The mostpowerful androgen istestosterone(pronounced: tess-toss-tuh-rone).Although testosterone is mainly a mature male hormone, girls' bodiesproduce smaller amounts. Testosterone promotes the masculine traitsthat guys develop during puberty, such as deepening of the voice andgrowth of body hair. Testosterone levels can also affect how aggressivea person is.,

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Spring
Professor
Ragsdale
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Anabolic steroid

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