Steroid Benifits

Benefits of Steroids

Performance-enhancing drugs
Scandals involving steroid use by sports figures are frequent–athletes appear willing to risk their health, employment, and freedom to gain an “edge” on the competition. Such risk is not surprising given the large financial rewards often involved. The use of performance-enhancing drugs is typically covert, thus well-done research showing the effects of anabolic steroids on athletes is rare. Yet testosterone treatment increases muscle strength, body size and healing rate. These benefits, however, are associated with many short-term and long-term risks…