Steroids are a group of drugs similar to the male hormone, testosterone. It is usually associated with people who are interested in body building.
- assists the male sexual function
- enhances libido
- increases production of red blood cells (good for building muscles)
- high blood pressure
- liver damage (especially tablet form)
- can reduce testicle size
Steroids are readily available in many gyms and are sold as tablets/capsules or ampoules.
Swallowed: tablets/capsules are swallowed (ingested)
Injected: ampoules are injected into muscle