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HGH & SteroidsThe truthBy Beau Baugher

SteroidsMost people consider any sports enhancement product a steroid. This is false. A steroid is a type of organic compound that contains a characteristic arrangement of four cycloalkane rings that are joined to each other. Examples of steroids include the dietary fat cholesterol, the sex hormones estradiol and testosterone, and the anti-inflammatory drug dexamethasone.

The history of steroids In the early 1930s, German scientists discovered the drug in modern pharmaceutical form. Almost 2 decades later the first serious scientific attention to anabolic steroid came upon in 1950s when methandrostenolone or Dianabol was approved by the FDA for use in US in 1958 after it was known to have had promising trials in other countries. In 1972 a study was done. No big difference could be noticed between the people who received anabolic steroid injection and those who were given placebo. Later in 1996, the National Institutes of Health decided to examine the effect of the drug by injecting testosterone enanthate in high doses intramuscularly at the rate of 600 mg/week for 10 weeks. The results were very noticeable with increased muscle mass and decreased fat mass. As of January 20, 2005, the Anabolic Steroid Control Act of 2004, states that both anabolic steroids and prohormones are now controlled substances.

Anabolic SteroidsThe steroids we hear about the most are Anabolic Steroids. Anabolic Steroids are drugs that mimic the effects of testosterone and dihydrotestosterone in the body. They increase protein synthesis within cells, which results in the buildup of cellular tissue (anabolism), especially in muscles. The know side effects of steroids include hair growth, acne, testicular atrophy, deepened voice, high blood pressure, and dangerous changes to the left ventricle of the heart.

HGHHGH is a peptide hormone that stimulates growth, cell reproduction and regeneration in humans and other animals. Growth hormone is a 191-amino acid, single-chain polypeptide that is synthesized, stored, and secreted by the somatotroph cells within the pituitary gland. Growth hormone is used as a prescription drug in medicine to treat children's growth disorders and adult growth hormone deficiency. Many of the functions of hgh are unknown.

Performance enhancers and Body buildingThere has been tons of controversy between bodybuilding and the use of performance enhancers. Bodybuilders use drugs such as anabolic steroids and precursor substances such as prohormones to increase muscle hypertrophy. Other performance enhancing substances used by competitive bodybuilders include human growth hormone (HGH), which can cause acromegaly.

Steroid consMany people frown upon steroids. They say there bad for you and they will mess you up. People blame steroids for suicides and for being aggressive(roid rage) and for some types of cancer. Lyle alzado blamed his 16 years of steroid use for his brain tumor There has been no direct link between any of these allegations.

Steroid ProsWhen you think of steroids you think of a nasty illegal drug that gets people huge. When people with muscle wasting or aids or even cancer patients think of steroids they think of a life saver. Steroids have been used to treat people with muscle wasting or aids by increasing the muscle mass and increasing t cells. In these peoples minds steroids are a miracle drug.

Should steroids be legal?Some people argue that steroids should be legal. If you think about it they shouldn't be. They dont alter your mind or get you high. They dont effect you like drugs such as marijuana or heroin do. Steroids enhance your performance. I understand why cocaine and other drugs like that are illegal. You can overdose on those and they cause people to committee crime and get murdered. You cant over dose on steroids and there isn't really a big drug trade or drug mafia with steroids. The people that think badly are just jealous they dont look like Arnold or anyone that uses steroids.

Chris benoit murder suicideOn June 25, 2007 police found chris benoit and his son and wife dead in there house. Evidence showed that benoit had killed his son and wife then killed himself. It was thought that an excessive use of steroids had caused him to do what he did. Later tests showed that the steroids in his system didnt cause his actions but head injuries he sustained throughout his years of wrestling caused him to do it.

Mlb steroid scandalNumerous baseball players have stated that there is drug use within the league. David Wells stated that "25 to 40 percent of all Major Leaguers are juiced". Jose Canseco stated on 60 Minutes and in his tell-all book Juiced that as many as 80% of players used steroids, and that he credited steroid use for his entire career. In February 2009 after statements came out that Alex Rodriguez tested positive for steroids in 2003 the year he was MVP. He admitted to having used performance enhancing drugs (PEDs) between 2001 and 2003. Mark McGwire admitted in January 2010 that he had used steroids off and on for over a decade. Including in 1998 when he set the single-season home run record.

Steroids you can buyThere are tons of web sites you can buy steroids and hgh releasers from. The most common steroids are winstrol, dianabol, and anadrol. The hgh you can buy isnt actual hgh. Its a blend of stuff that makes your pituitary glad produce more hgh naturally. The best hgh releaser out there is growth-rx. The effects of hgh is still unknown so it is a risk to take it.