The Dangers of Anabolic Steroids – A True Story

I am not the author of this true story about anabolic steroids.  I’ve included it here with the author’s permission. – Admin.

Male physique after anabolic steroid useThis article is for info purposes only and provides an insightful account of one individuals dealings with the use of anabolic steroids in the fields of sports activities and body building.

All through my teen years I suffered low self esteem induced by my belief that larger was always better. By the age of 18 I stood 5’07” high and weighed in at only 9 stone. I started to compete in mixed martial arts and drug free body building in the hope of silencing my diminished ego. 

Unfortunately my size constantly seemed to hinder me in all my targets regardless of whether that be my social life, love life or my career. I realized that however fit I became it was irrelevant as I still appeared small from a visual perspective.

By the age of 21 having trained in the gym on and off for approximately 3 years I started to read regarding anabolic steroids. The more I learned the more persuaded I grew to become that my life was incomplete without having steroids. I examined other individuals encounters with various kinds of steroids and the phenomenal results these folks had achieved in such a brief space of time. I understood that I could train all my life and still not be the size that I wished due to my poor genetics.  Continue reading The Dangers of Anabolic Steroids – A True Story

Everything You Need to Know About Acne

Acne or commonly known as zits or pimples are skin inflammation affecting 87% of the total US population. They usually appear during puberty because of abnormal response of the body to the male hormone known as testosterone.

Causes

The causes of acne are still being investigated.  However, scientific studies show that it can be hereditary.   Other factors linked to zits are the following:

1. Skin irritation.

2. Use of Anabolic steroids.  Most body builders are taking these synthetic hormones for faster growth of muscles and bone tissues.

3. Stress that increases hormones from adrenal glands.

4. Exposure to chlorine compounds like chlorinated dioxins.  Continue reading Everything You Need to Know About Acne