Dianabol

Trade names for this steriod include Averbol, Danabol, and Dbol

The original use for Dianabol is to help improve muscle growth in humans. This drug has been banned from use in athletic events and can only be given by prescription.

Sides effects include: Estrogenic Tendencies, gynecomastia, loss of muscle definition, acne, body/facial hair growth, male pattern baldness, liver damage, cell respiration decrease, decrease in red blood cell production, increased aggression masculinization effects in women, high blood pressure, and jaundice.

The active chemical in Dianabol is called Methandrostenolone

C20H28O2

The abuse of Dianabol affects many parts of the brain. Long term and short term effects include decrease in dopamine, serotonin, and opioid systems. With these systems being effected by the abuse of Dianabol, severe mood swings and psychiatric problems can occur rampantly. These effects are also followed with paranoid jealousy, extreme irritability, delusions, and impaired judgment stemming from feelings of invincibility.

I could not find a graph for overall U.S. people using steroids. But I found a graph with 12th graders reported of using steroids.

Treatments

Treatments for steroid abuse include supportive therapy, behavorial therapy, and medication for withdrawals,

Conclusion

Steroids are terrible and show be banned from ever being used. Unless it is for medical uses. The side effects are not worth the risk of taking for the long term and short term effects. You may grow huge muscles, but is it truly worth it?

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