We keep hearing news and stories about steroid use by the athletes. Some pro-athletes including cyclists and baseball players have been accused of using anabolic drugs to enhance their performance.
Some professionals have even admitted to using them. Use of steroids has caught up with the young athletes as well, due to the immense pressure they face to win the competitions or make it to established institutions.
Research reveals that anabolic steroids of some form have been used by 5% teenaged boys and 2.5% teenaged girls. There have not been many reports about the benefits of using steroids. However, research shows that steroid use can cause many ill effects on health.
Steroids are illegal and their effects in kids can show up after some years. It is important to know about the side effects of steroids. This infographic illustrates the many dangers of using steroids.